World’s Most Popular Online Music Store Kicks off with All Major Labels & Hundreds of Indies

MEXICO CITY—August 4, 2009—Apple® today announced the launch of the iTunes® Store in Mexico ( with an incredible selection of Mexican and international music from all the major labels and hundreds of independent labels. Launching with a catalog of millions of songs, the iTunes Store in Mexico features Mexican artists including Paulina Rubio, Vicente Fernández and Zoé and a wide range of international artists including Shakira, Lady Gaga, Green Day and thousands more. With most songs priced at 12 pesos and most albums at 120 pesos, the iTunes Store in Mexico is the best way for Mac® and PC users to legally discover, purchase and download music online.

“The iTunes Store in Mexico is off to a great start with music from all of the majors and hundreds of indie labels,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s vice president of Internet Services. “And the revolutionary App Store in Mexico gets bigger and better with great new apps using amazing new features, and we can’t wait to see what developers come up with next.”

The iTunes Store in Mexico joins the revolutionary App Store, which has more than 65,000 applications available to consumers in 77 countries, reaching tens of millions of iPhone™ and iPod touch® users around the world. Customers have downloaded more than 1.5 billion apps and the recently released iPhone OS 3.0 software update includes over 100 new features like Cut, Copy and Paste; Spotlight® search; landscape keyboard and view; and expanded parental controls. Apps from the App Store work with both iPod touch and iPhone, including the new iPhone 3GS, the fastest, most powerful iPhone yet.

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