Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. Help Learn to edit Community portal Recent changes Upload file. List is empty. Account Log in Registration. Fiction Books. Non-Fiction Books. Still today, after each submitting label agrees to a reduced master royalty, the final decision on the tracks to be included is made by committee. In , the annual WOW Worship series was launched. Rather than using the year, each release is identified by the color of the cover.
The worship series and hits series are today among the best-selling members of the product brand. Beginning in , WOW began releasing separate single-disc collections spread throughout each year, rather than a two-disc collection toward the end of each year.
Only one disc was ever released in the spring of before reverting to the annual format. That disc was WOW Hits 1. It is not known why the publishers decided to return to the annual format instead of the three-disc format, which was inspired by the Now That's What I Call Music!
The focus of this series is gospel , and the compilation has been issued every year since Another exception was when Atlanta was honored twice - first in and However, for Wow Gospel and Wow Gospel , they did not recognize a city, however used a different background for the cover. The series consists of the following albums:. The focus on this series is praise and worship.
Sure, you had to spool through dozens of artists while idling your car to find the tune you were after, but suddenly music was free, and it was almost everywhere.
In , just as millennials and the internet itself were coming of age, Napster hit the web and changed the world forever. Allowing a network of global users to easily share music files, the site boomed as the Recording Industry Association of America RIAA and other major industry organizations scrambled to catch up and fetch their high-dollar lawyers.
At its height, Napster hosted around 80 million users , and paved the way for other peer-to-peer sites like LimeWire, uTorrent, and many more. While Napster was eventually shuttered in , the genie was out of the bottle, so to speak, and the piles of cash that CD sales had hauled in began to slowly but surely fade away.
Perhaps just as striking, iTunes sales became a musical powerhouse for Apple, engorging its coffers and changing the way people purchased music — for those who still did pay for it.
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