41% of US digital music player owners are willing to pay $10 a month maximum for music

Fully 41% of people with digital music players in the United States are not willing to pony up more than $10 a month for listening to their favorite tunes, Parks Associates found. With comparable pricing presented in local currencies, the researcher found the same to be true with 62% of people in the United Kingdom, 49% in France, 52% in Germany and 56% in China. A third of the people owning digital music players in the five nations said they believed that music services should be free.