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Johnny Cash Helps iTunes Hit 10 Billion Downloads

Louie Sulcer of Woodstock, Ga., yesterday won Apple's iTunes Countdown to 10 Billion Songs contest. Sulcer purchased Johnny Cash's "Guess Things Happen That Way," and as a reward for downloading the 10 billionth song from iTunes, was given an iTunes gift certificate worth $10,000.

Though I don't use iTunes all that often, I think it's amazing that in this day and age, the 10 billionth download was a song by an incredible artist like Johnny Cash and not Hannah Montana or Alvin and the Chipmunks. Kudos iTunes users.

The All Time Top-Songs on iTunes are as follows:

20. Party in the U.S.A – Miley Cyrus

19.  Right Round – Flo Rida

18. Hey There Delilah – Plain White T's

17. Live Your Life – T.I.

16. Stronger – Kanye West

15. Hot N Cold – Katy Perry

14. Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) – Beyonce

13. I Kissed A Girl – Katy Perry

12. So What – P!nk

11. Disturbia – Rihanna

10. Tik Tok – Ke$ha

 9. Bleeding Love – Leona Lewis

 8. Love Story – Taylor Swify

 7. Low – Flo Rida

 6. Just Dance – Lady GaGa and Colby

 5. Viva la Vida – Coldplay

 4. I'm Yours – Jason Mraz

 3. Boom Boom Pow – Black Eyed Peas

 2. Poker Face – Lady GaGa

 1. I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas

  • nevertell
    The really sad part about this is that the only half decent artist that was present at the top20, was coldplay.
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  • duckmanx88
    imagine if that 10 billionth song was something more embarrassing. everyone would know you downloaded Barbie Girl or Baby One More Time
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  • sinsear
    nevertellThe really sad part about this is that the only half decent artist that was present at the top20, was coldplay.This list shows that the majority of people who download from iTunes are pre-pubescent kids.
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  • pcworm
    8'th song, taylor swifT
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  • enderwiggen
    woopty-flippin-doo

    maybe in 2 seconds they will say lloook! LOOK! 10 billion and 2! YAAHY WE are wiNNINg!
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  • deadlockedworld
    The majority of people everywhere are dumb.. that's not a surprise.

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  • enderwiggen
    10 billionth download was a song by an incredible artist like Johnny Cash and not Hannah Montana or Alvin and the Chipmunks. Kudos iTunes users.

    Then the top all-time 20 songs are listed. iTunes users
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  • redplanet_returns
    nevertellThe really sad part about this is that the only half decent artist that was present at the top20, was coldplay.
    really? i thought the really sad part was:

    Louie Sulcer of Woodstock, Ga....was given an iTunes gift certificate worth $10,000.
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  • sliem
    Go Kate Perry!
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  • zak_mckraken
    Well, I think these bands are "popular" artists for a reason. Also, don't forget that people who owns classic album like CCR and The Beatles don't need to buy them again on iTunes, they can just rip them themselves. That's why we only see recent artists in there. At least, that's what I tell myself in order to keep faith in the human race.
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