Reznor Grosses $1.6 Million In The First Week Of Ghosts I-IV

from the nope,-no-way-for-musicians-to-make-money-at-all dept

Last week, we noted that Trent Reznor's latest experiment with business models had resulted in selling out the exclusive deluxe edition of his latest Nine Inch Nails offering, grossing $750,000. That, of course, didn't include any of the lower level sales. Reznor has now released the news that in the first week alone, the project has grossed $1.6 million in revenue, despite the fact that the music was widely available for free download (some of that helped along by Reznor himself). How long until someone says that there's no way to make money giving away music again?

Filed Under: business models, music, nine inch nails, trent reznor


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    Mr. Tunes, 19 Mar 2008 @ 8:12pm

    Re: Re: well i bought it

    i also am of the small breed who buys music though.

    Uhhh what? Record sales for music this year, and your the minority?


    sorry for the over generalization, but the sad part is that i could easily tell you that 90% of my friends don't buy music any more. and a large percentage of those people are avid music lovers who used to really support the industry. now they only support in the form of ticket sales

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