London – Last.fm, the social music discovery service owned
by CBS (NYSE: CBS), has seen 90% audience growth in the U.S. over the past 12 months, where
it now counts over 8 million users, CBS Interactive music president David
Goodman told the Guardian. The U.S. users of Last.fm are generating between 30
and 40 million pieces of data on what songs they are listening to, which
equates to about 1,000 scrobbles per second.