Beats Music has taken a bit of a beating in recent days,with industry insiders expressing concern over early subscriber numbers and pundits pounding the startup for its bravado filled launch. Butr overnight CEO Ian Rogers responded, saying that the three month old music streamer was off to a strong start: "Guess what... it's working." "We’re just getting started, but already one thing is becoming clear," wrote Rogers, "numbers don’t lie: a curated, personalized music service that drives discovery and connects listeners directly to artists is worth paying for." Selective Stats While selective with the stats that he shared, Rogers touted...

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