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If you are considering buying a song from iTunes, maybe tonight would be a good time.

It looks like we are getting pretty close to 10 billion songs downloaded from the iTunes Music Store. The winner will probably buy his/her song tonight. 

We don’t have to remind you that each and every person on earth could have downloaded a song and Apple would still have 3 billion songs left over.  10 billion is a lot of music.

That’s not to say all of it has been paid for.  There have been a few counterfeit iTunes cards as well as many promotions to give out free music.  Speaking of which, number 10 Billion gets a $10,000 iTunes gift card.

Update: 10 billion song downloaded about 4:30 PM ET:

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