The Death of the CD
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Is the death of the CD looming? - CNN.com

Is the death of the CD looming? - CNN.com | The Death of the CD | Scoop.it
If you think the musical compact disc is dying or dead, you're probably younger than it is.
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CD sales are decreasing while digital downloads and vinyl are increasing. 

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CDs are being overpriced by record labels.

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How People Bought Music In 2012 (Surprise: More Vinyl!?)

How People Bought Music In 2012 (Surprise: More Vinyl!?) | The Death of the CD | Scoop.it
Music consumers helped digital sales continue their climb, physical sales continue their slow death, and kept vinyl spinning in 2012, according to a year-in-review report from Nielsen Soundscan and Billboard.
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Digital sales are overtaking physical sales of CDs.

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Albums decline but digital rises

Albums decline but digital rises | The Death of the CD | Scoop.it
Album sales continue to fall despite a 24% rise in digital album downloads in 2011, against "a backdrop of chronic piracy", says the BPI.
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Since digital downloads are increasing, it creates new buying habits for consumers, and causes the decline in album sales.

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A pro of the decline of CD sales is that it gives more room for digital sales to increase, and a con is that record companies may have to change their way of generating revenue from releasing music.

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