By Carl HoweTuesday Apple (AAPL) announced that its iTunes Music Store had passed the 3 million songs sold mark.
Blackfriars had predicted that Apple would reach about 3.025 billion songs by the end of Apple's third fiscal quarter in June. Sounds like summer song sales may be a bit slower than average, but I wouldn't call it anything to worry about. The next milestone up: we predict 4 billion songs sold by the end of December.
We'll have more on this topic in our July Analyzing Apple report.