Sign o’ the Times

Countdown to download chart debut

The UK’s first official music download chart is to be launched on Wednesday.

The most popular tracks downloaded from legal UK sites – including iTunes, OD2, mycokemusic.com and Napster – will be counted down on BBC Radio 1.

[…] A rival chart, from download service Napster, was launched on Virgin Radio on Sunday.

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