First published on www.latimes.com
GhostTunes will make selected music instantly available to a consumer’s “locker,” and accessible through devices such as smartphones, tablets or personal computers in a format not proprietary to any single manufacturers’ technology (details about the digital format GhostTunes will use were not immediately available).
Another element of GhostTunes that Brooks said attracted him is that music is the only product it sells.
Brooks is the biggest selling artist in Nielsen SoundScan history, having sold just shy of 70 million albums since SoundScan began tracking retail sales in 1991. That figure puts him ahead of the Beatles from 1991 to the present, but it does not include the sales figures pre-1991.