Amazon to Offer DRM-free Music28 Jan, 2008 By: Chris Tribbey
Amazon.com announced Jan. 27 that it will offer its DRM-free MP3 music worldwide.
“We have received thousands of e-mails from Amazon customers around the world asking us when we will make Amazon MP3s available outside of the United States. They can't wait to choose from the biggest selection of high-quality, low-priced DRM-free MP3 music downloads, which play on virtually any music device they own today or will own in the future,” said Bill Carr, Amazon.com VP of digital music. “We are excited to tell those customers today that Amazon MP3 is going international this year.”
With more than 3.3 million songs, Amazon.com has agreements with all four major music labels. Single songs sell for about 89 cents, and albums run from $5.99 to $9.99.