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image from An analysis by Billboard's Glenn Peoples of  SoundScan data showed that growth in digital music sales is slowing after three years of steady gains. "From 2006 - 2008, annual sales of digital tracks rose between 225 million and 229 million units. In 2009, unit growth fell to 90 million. A similar but less drastic trend is seen in sales of digital albums. From 2006 to 2008, digital albums grew between 15.7 million and 17.5 million units per year. In 2009, digital album sales gained only 10.4 million." (more)