Looks like Amazon's budding MP3 download service just got a lot better:
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Amazon.com and Warner Music Group today announced that DRM-free music audio downloads from Warner Music Group are now available to customers on Amazon MP3, Amazon's a la carte MP3 digital music store where every song and album is playable on virtually any personal digital music capable device. Beginning today, songs from WMG's digital audio catalog will be available for purchase and download from Amazon MP3. In addition, Amazon and WMG will make available to consumers digital music products such as album bundles containing exclusive tracks.
About Amazon MP3
- Launched in September 2007, Amazon MP3 (www.amazon.com/mp3) offers Earth's biggest selection of a la carte DRM-free MP3 music downloads with more than 2.9 million songs from over 33,000 record labels.
- Every song and album in the Amazon.com digital music store is available exclusively in the MP3 format without digital rights management (DRM) software. Amazon's DRM-free MP3 format enables customers to play their music on virtually any personal digital music capable device--including PCs, Macs(TM), iPods(TM), iPhones(TM), Zunes(TM), Zens(TM)--and to burn songs to CDs for these customers' personal use.
- Most songs available on Amazon MP3 are priced from 89 cents to 99 cents, with more than 1 million of the over 2.9 million songs priced at 89 cents. The top 100 best-selling songs are 89 cents, unless marked otherwise. Most albums are priced from $5.99 to $9.99. The top 100 best-selling albums are $8.99 or less, unless marked otherwise.
- Every song on Amazon MP3 is encoded at 256 kilobits per second, which gives customers high audio quality at a manageable file size.
- Buying and downloading MP3s from Amazon MP3 is easy. Customers can purchase downloads using Amazon 1-Click(R) shopping, and, with the Amazon MP3 Downloader, seamlessly add their MP3s to their iTunes or Windows Media Player libraries.