Business Insider offers up some pretty crazy numbers:
98.9% of all digital music tracks in existence in 2011 sold fewer than 1,000 copies.
That’s 7,931,408 out of 8,020,660 songs.
And 73.9% of all digital music tracks sold fewer than 10 copies in 2011.
These are numbers taken from a new book entitled Blockbusters: Hit-making, Risk-taking, and the Big Business of Entertainment by Anita Elberse.
Jeezus. I gotta read this thing.