Apple Announces Official Launch of iTunes Store in 56 Additional Countries
Apple today announced the launch of the iTunes Store in Russia, Turkey, India, South Africa and 52 additional countries featuring a selection of local and international music from all the major labels and thousands of independent labels.
The iTunes Store features local artists including Elka in Russia, Sezen Aksu in Turkey, AR Rahman in India, and Zahara in South Africa, international artists including The Beatles, Taylor Swift and Coldplay, and world-renowned classical musicians including Lang Lang, Yo Yo Ma and Yuja Wang. Customers can choose from over 20 million songs available to purchase and download on the iTunes Store.
Movie fans can choose from a wide selection of films available for rent or purchase from the iTunes Store, with many available in stunning HD, from major studios including 20th Century Fox, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, The Walt Disney Studios and Warner Bros. Pictures, as well as leading local distributors.* Movies are available today in Russia, Turkey, India and Indonesia, and will be available in select additional countries.
The iTunes Store is now available in 119 countries.