Amazon.com and Warner Music Group have announced that DRM-free music audio downloads from Warner Music Group are now available to customers on Amazon MP3. The service is Amazon’s a la carte MP3 digital music store and every song and album is playable on virtually any personal digital music capable device.
Launched in September 2007, Amazon MP3 offers the largest 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, iPods, iPhones, Zunes, Zens. Users can also burn songs to CDs for personal use.
Songs from WMG’s digital audio catalog will be available for purchase and download from Amazon MP3 from today. In addition, Amazon and WMG will make available to consumers digital music products such as album bundles containing exclusive tracks.
“Our customers are delighted with our DRM-free MP3 service. We have received thousands of emails from our customers since our September launch thanking us for offering the biggest selection of high-quality MP3 audio downloads which play on virtually any music device they own today or will own in the future,” said Bill Carr, Amazon.com Vice President of Digital Music. “With the addition of great Warner Music Group content, our customers will discover even more of the music they love on Amazon MP3.”