Euro iTMS 100 Million Download Countdown [Updated]

Apple has announced a milestone for the EU iTMS, with a countdown promotion starting today (Dec. 2).

Music fans in 17 countries around Europe are clicking their way to 100 million downloads on the European iTunes Music Stores. And to celebrate this milestone in the digital music revolution, we are running a special promotion to thank you for helping us make history.

100 Millionth Song Grand Prize
Selling 100 million songs on the iTunes Music Stores in Europe marks a dramatic acceleration in the purchase of legally downloadable music on the Internet. And the music fan who purchases the 100 millionth song in Europe will receive a prize that is just as dramatic and makes the digital music experience complete:

One 17-inch iMac G5 to command an entire world of music, photos, movies and DVDs, all from your sofa with Front Row and the new Apple Remote.
One 30GB iPod to take your music collection with you wherever you go.
10,000-song Gift Card for the iTunes Music Store to buy all the songs you want and fill up your new iPod.
Two Tickets for you and a friend to see Robbie Williams live in concert on his 2006 tour.

[Update] The 100 millionth download in Europe was album "Die Zauberflte" by Mozart, downloaded by grand prize winner Ken Reist from Steenokkerzeel, Belgium at 6.22 pm on December 6th.

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