Apple's iTunes Music Store has burst through the five billion download sales milestone, the computer giant said today.

The iTunes online store boasts a licensed catalog of more than eight million songs, over 20,000 TV episodes and in-excess of 2,000 film titles.

The company also reported that its customers are currently renting and purchasing more than 50,000 movies each day, from a library of films licensed from such studos as 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros., Paramount, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and New Line Cinema.