According to ZDnet, the prices of CD's in the USA will be lowered in the fight against music piracy. You should be able to find populair CD's for about 9.99$ and less populair CD's for 3.99$. And that's a big difference with the current prices.
It looks like it will be another year of flat CD sales and I think to some degree that's got to be attributed to the fact that there's so much music available online," Tom Adams, president of entertainment industry research and consulting firm Adams Media Research said.
"I also think (the price cutting) is also as much to do with the fact that the economy is terrible and holiday sales were off overall," he told Reuters.
Alternative media such as the increasingly popular DVDs also successfully won consumer interest, dampening sales of other entertainment products, analysts said on Thursday