|How? (by forestgum, Jul 18th, 2007)
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|How we do (by billyoung, Jul 7th, 2007)
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|Creative (by nautin, Jul 5th, 2007)
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|yeah, how? (by lois, Jun 29th, 2007)
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|Attention (by Gorge, Jan 30th, 2007)
Good quality thought it's light.
Ring tones are good as gold
By ASSOCIATED PRESS
Rapper Rick Ross' ring tone is now
a bling tone.
Ross' song Hustlin' is one of 128 recognized as the first batch of gold and
platinum ring tones. Just like vinyl, tapes and CDs, the sounds of ringing cell
phones will now translate into awards for sales of 500,000, 1-million and
"The ring tones are just another gateway to connecting with the kids and the
fans," said Ross, whose award, presented last week, sported a shiny cell phone
rather than the usual gold album. "That's just the next level."
Ross was joined in the ring of honor by big-name acts including the Black Eyed
Peas, Beyonce, 50 Cent and Kanye West.
In all, 84 acts were cited as gold winners, 40 platinum and four multiplatinum
by the Recording Industry Association of America. The awards are given based on
downloads of the ring tones.
"Just a few short years ago, it was unthinkable for sales on ring tones to go
platinum," association chairman Mitch Bainwol said. "But here we are. We're
transforming the way we hear our music."
According to industry experts, about 10 percent of music industry revenue
worldwide now comes from ring tones.
Rapper Bubba Sparxxx, who was cited for the gold sales, said he was unaware of
the ring tones' popularity.
"I had no idea about the importance of ring tones," Sparxxx said. "But I do
after (getting his award). I sold 800,000 ring tones. Now I know it's an
Ross said when he goes into the studio in the future, the idea of making a
popular ring tone will definitely be a part of the process.
"You want to do a record so catchy that everybody wants to go out and get it as
a ring tone," Ross said.
Sparxxx is thinking the same way. "I'll be more conscious of making exciting
melodies to put on the ring tones," he said.
Sparxxx noted another good reason for good ring tone quality: "It's a new
A typical ring tone can cost up to $2.99.