IFPI: worldwide music sales fell by almost 11% in first half of 2003

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GristyMcFisty lets us know that the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), the organisation representing the record industry worldwide, has released a press…

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Since 99.9% of current MTVtop50 is pure *hit, I’d expect such results:B Most of the artists in mass-marketed music today are just plain jokes, good examples: - SuckEm’in - 50cents (worth of shit = not much - Britney Sperms’ & friends - Boybands (too many to count!) - Endless amount of black rappers “with attitude” Whom of 'em you could listen 10 or 20 years from now?:+

GOOD!!! and I hope it still increases to POVERTY Levels. Bitches, I’m tired of high mark singers going hell’ la bling bling and shit. Anyways, they get paid doing concerts and promos. I don’t feel bad at all to these people when they get $1 mill for commercial spot for a shoe or a drink :g Puck them Puck them ALL.

Still won’t admit the fall in sales just MIGHT be fans telling them to stick it !!..:X

Strange, i read that filesharing (kazzaa) dropped 40%… So we can conclude that filesharing isn’t the cause of sales drop??

Pretty soon they’ll be suing us for not buying cds or even funnier yet… Not downloading anything…shhhh…let’s not give them ideas:g