We live in a digital world -- digital is everything, but not everything is digital. Her music is recorded digitally. CDs are digital as are the millions of downloads she sold -- but no one says that being digital means giving it away for free or close to free.
While there has been a hazy cloud hanging over artists, managers and labels relating to how digital music and the Internet affect their sales and bottom lines, the opportunity provided by push marketing remains an untapped well for a wide swath of artists.
With so many ways to instantly access music and movies, it's not surprising individual track sales are leveling off. Could affordability set the stage for subscriptions to finally gain some real traction?