Thursday, September 27, 2007
Amazon.com launches Amazon MP3 today
The music industry is changing, the new tendencies for selling music seems to be the mp3, so amazon.com opened today the respective store. The cd is dying, oh it is! Read the respective new from filter-mag.com:
Online giant Amazon.com launches Amazon MP3 today, the world's largest selection of DRM-free MP3 music downloads available to date. The new public beta boasts a catalog of over 2 million songs, from over 180,000 artists represented by over 20,000 labels, including Universal Music Group and EMI Music. Leading independent labels Sugar Hill Records, Entertainment, Trojan Records, Rounder Records, Sanctuary Records, Alligator Records, HighTone Records, and Righteous Babe Records will also be offering their catalogs for the first time. Every song and album purchased from Amazon MP3 is available in MP3 format without digital rights management (DRM) software allowing Amazon customers using any hardware device and any music management application to easily burn MP3s purchased from Amazon to CD.