News: Sheet Music Download Sales Increase 25% at Musicnotes.com In 2010

MADISON, WI – January 18, 2011 – Musicnotes.com, the leading digital sheet music retailer and publisher, announced today sales of digital sheet music at its online store grew 25% in 2010, accelerating from the 21% growth recorded in 2009 and exceeding $10 million in yearly sales for the first time. “Musicnotes added great content in 2010 – both new song releases as well as back catalog – and made marked improvements to the customer shopping experience, resulting in a solid increase in our conversion rate,” stated Musicnotes Chairman, Tim Reiland. “We are expecting further conversion gains in 2011 as we introduce significant site enhancements currently in development.” Other important developments
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A Revolution in Sheet Music: The New Musicnotes.com iPad App

MADISON, WI – October 6, 2010 – Musicnotes.com, the leading digital sheet music retailer and publisher, announced today a new release of its free iPad app, designed to allow musicians to import, manage and interact with their Musicnotes.com digital sheet music library on the popular mobile device. The app provides Musicnotes.com’s customers the ability to interact with their sheet music on their iPad by synchronizing it with their existing Musicnotes.com account. Once songs are downloaded to the iPad, they are stored locally on the device, allowing musicians to play their sheet music even if they are unable to access the Internet. Features in this release include: The ability to instantly
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Join Us for 2010 Musicnotes Rock for the Cure

Musicnotes is joining forces with the Susan G. Komen Women Rock for the Cure organization again this year to promote breast cancer awareness especially early diagnosis and treatment. There are many great things happening during this year’s awareness month of October including free mammograms so please visit http://komenmadison.org/ if you’d like to get more involved. Musicnotes is participating by hosting a show featuring Musicnotes-related bands on the day of the city-wide Women Rock for the Cure event on October 15th. We’d love it if you could join us! Here are the details: Musicnotes Rock for the Cure Event Friday October 15th 8:30 to midnight Hemingway Lounge 2960 Cahill Main, Fitchburg,
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Eurovision 2010 and Other New Sheet Music Titles from the U.K.

New to musicnotes.com recently is another host of exciting titles that will make you want to pick up an instrument and start to play! First up is another number from the hugely successful U.S. TV series, Glee. Take a look at our arrangement of the Glee Cast’s version of “Poker Face” from Season 1, Episode 20 of the show, arranged in the extremely popular Singer Pro format. If you enjoy singing along to this, why not check out our full selection of titles by the Glee Cast, or if you’d like to revisit the original then follow this link to the Lady GaGa hit, arranged for Piano, Voice and Guitar.
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UK’s Popular Football Song and Other New Sheet Music!

In celebration of the World Cup fever, we’ve arranged the UK’s favourite football anthem entitled World In Motion by New Order for piano, voice and guitar. Initially released to coincide with the 1990 World Cup, the original version features appearances from several members of the England Squad of the time, including a rap by John Barnes. World In Motion became New Order’s first and only number one in the UK singles chart and has proved an enduring hit, with remixes released for almost every World Cup competition since. Christina Aguilera’s second single from her new album “Bionic” is the powerful ballad You Lost Me. Whilst promoting her new album she
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Twilight: Eclipse Sheet Music for the Soundtrack

Are you ready to watch TWILIGHT: ECLIPSE in theatres this June? Musicnotes.com is pleased to present you with sheet music for TWILIGHT: ECLIPSE, including a band-approved arrangement of the first single entitled “Neutron Star Collision (Love is Forever)” by Muse. The soundtrack for the third film in The Twilight Saga has been rocketing off the music charts! Based on your requests, we’re continually adding new sheet music from TWILIGHT: ECLIPSE so be sure to bookmark this post and check back for your favorite songs. Songs performed in TWILIGHT: ECLIPSE are listed below. If we have sheet music or guitar tab for any of the songs, you can follow the link.
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Monthly Round-Up of New Sheet Music from the UK

Want to find out what’s new from the UK at Musicnotes.com? This month has seen the addition of some exciting new sheet music to Musicnotes.com‘s extensive catalogue! We have recently added a selection of Ian Dury songs that inspired the motion picture SEX & DRUGS & ROCK & ROLL; the biopic about legendary performer and cockney wordsmith. The film, starring Andy Serkis (from THE LORD OF THE RINGS) as Ian, has been greeted with much critical acclaim for its portrayal of Dury and his rise to fame with the Blockheads, as well as his battle with his disability as a result of contracting polio as a child. The soundtrack of
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The Story Behind Helping Nashville and John Rich’s “Lend a Hand”

Musicnotes.com is pleased to present you with an inside look at the song “Lend a Hand,” which was composed by John Rich to help Tennessee residents recover from the recent flood disaster. This song will be available for free as an MP3 download through John Rich’s official website and as a sheet music download through Musicnotes.com. From now through September 30, 2010, download sheet music for “Lend a Hand” from Musicnotes.com for free. For every download of sheet music for this song, Musicnotes.com will donate $1.00 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund up to a maximum of $10,000. For more details, read our Support Nashville. Download “Lend a
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Musicnotes.com Logs Two-Millionth Customer; Digital Sales Growing At 25% Year-Over-Year

MADISON, WI – May 20, 2010 – Musicnotes.com, the leading digital sheet music retailer and publisher, announced today it has now sold downloads to more than two million customers, breaking that mark late April. The two-millionth customer downloaded several songs including “Ave Maria” performed by Beyonce. Musicnotes also announced 2010 digital sales are growing at a 25% rate through mid-May versus the same time period in 2009. The company is seeing both strong traffic and an increasing sales conversion rate. Growth outside the US is modestly higher than overall growth, continuing a trend Musicnotes has experienced over the past few years. “We have recently focused a lot of energy on
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Musicnotes.com Releases Sheet Music App for the iPad

MADISON, WI – May 18, 2010 – Musicnotes.com, the leading digital sheet music retailer and publisher, announced today the company has launched the Musicnotes Sheet Music Viewer application for the iPad, enabling musicians to instantly connect their Musicnotes.com digital sheet music library with their iPad. This free app provides Musicnotes.com’s customers with the ability to interact with their sheet music on the iPad by synchronizing it with their existing Musicnotes.com account. Once songs are downloaded to the iPad, they are stored locally on the device, allowing musicians to play their sheet music even if they are unable to access the Internet. The Musicnotes Sheet Music Viewer app was developed internally
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