Louie Sulcer, from Georgia, USA, bought Cash’s ‘Guess Things Happen That Way’ and wins the celebratory $10,000 iTunes gift card.
Apple launched the store back in 2003, when it only sold music tracks and was called the iTunes Music Store.
It later went on to sell videos, podcasts, TV Shows, as well offer up free digital content from charities, politicians and public service providers such as the BBC.
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The first billionth song was reached in 2006, the 3 billion mark in July 2007.
Five billion songs were sold by June 2008 which means that iTunes added another five billion tracks to the total in just over two years.
Apple has released a list of top 20 of the all-time most downloaded songs.