Amazon Prime Announces Seasonal Top Sellers
December 26, 2014 at 9:29 AM (PT)
AMAZON released sales figure from its PRIME shipping and media subscription service during the holiday season. A total of 10 million "tried out" the company's 30-day free trial, according to figures released by the company, for the period between NOVEMBER 1st and DECEMBER 25th. The service normally costs $99 per year, and the company was estimated last summer to have attracted 27 million subscribers.
PRIME offers subscribers discounts on shipping for AMAZON products as well as television, movie and music streaming, which does not include the world's largest distributor, UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP.
MICHAEL BUBLE's "CHRISTMAS,' JOURNEY's "Greatest HIts" and PASSENGER's "All The LIttle Lights" were the most-streamed music on PRIME. PENTATONIX's "That's CHRISTMAS To Me," TAYLOR SWIFT"s "1989" and "Frozen Karaoke" were the most-purchased CDs. Its best-selling digital albums were FOO FIGHTERS'' "Sonic Highways," "That's Christmas To Me" and "1989."
The holiday songs most-requested by users of AMAZON's ECHO -- its answer to APPLE's SIRI -- were "Jingle Bells," "Frosty The Snowman" and "Jingle Bell Rock."