Fumbling Towards Legitimacy

By Deane Barker on July 9, 2003

Downloads chart may signal single’s comeback:

“This week, Billboard introduces Nielsen SoundScan’s new download tracks chart, which tabulates Internet purchases of music files from sanctioned services by Apple, Liquid Audio, Pressplay and others. Napster, the renegade outfit that’s expected to return as a legal provider of digital music, also will provide sales data.”