Apple’s count down to 10 billion songs is officially on like donkey kong.

It’s taken seven long years, but Apple’s managed to sell just under 10 billion songs, most likely at a dollar a piece. That’s a lot of coin for an industry that’s struggling to keep up with technology.

The lucky person who downloads the 10 billionth song is going to be rewarded with a $10,000 iTunes gift card. In a pretty funny twist, apparently you don’t have to actually purchase a song on iTunes to win the gift card. It says in the fine print that you can enter up to 25 times per day using the like they’ve provided. There’s no word whether a person purchasing more than 25 tracks on iTunes will be eliminated from contention.

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