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A music download is the digital transfer of music via the Internet into a device capable of decoding and playing it, such as a home computer , MP3 player or smartphone . This term encompasses both legal downloads and downloads of copyrighted material without permission or legal payment . According to a Nielsen report, downloadable music accounted for 55.9% of all music sales in the US in 2012 . By the beginning of 2011, Apple 's iTunes Store alone made US$1.1 billion of revenue in the first quarter of its fiscal year.