Amazon.com Launches Public Beta Of Music Store
September 25, 2007 at 5:45 AM (PT)
Retailer AMAZON.COM has launched a public beta of a new digital music download store.
AMAZON mp3 includes a selection of a la carte mp3 music downloads with more than two million songs from more than 180,000 artists. The digital rights management-free service means customers can use any hardware device for the music, organize their songs with any music management application, and burn music to CDs.
Most songs are priced between 89 cents and 99 cents, with more than 1 million songs priced at 89 cents, the company said. Most albums are priced between $5.99 and $9.99.
The service has already been through an extensive private beta, AMAZON.COM VP/Digital Music BILL CARR said in a statement.