Online Music Market Share: Apple At 66% and At 13%

Posted Dec 17, 2010

The NPD Group has looked at the music market share for the third quarter in 2010. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) currently has a 66.2% market share, up from 63.2%., Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) was in second place at 13.3%. While Amazon’s market share is lower than iTunes, sources say that Apple feels threatened. Apple has been proactively putting pressure on artists not to make music promotions with has been promoting some of the music on their “Daily Deal” promotions. [Ars Technica]