Yes, it is an Apple Website:
What more proof is needed?
I’m going to venture a guess, and say it’s going to be part of a marketing push for the Christmas season. Here’s my basis:
Created right in time for the holidays.
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Apple is planning a big marketing surge on iTunes in January, with promo’s left and right this means, get iPods in peoples hands NOW, and push content on them in a month or two.
I’m going to guess that we will start seeing new iPod commercials, that mention the website in a week or two.