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7digital offer music from all labels DRM-free

7digital this morning hosted a high profile media event during which it unveiled a range of high-powered initiatives and launched for business into the US and across more of Europe.

Leading the announcements came news 7digital has reached a deal with Sony BMG to offer music from that label DRM-free in MP3 format – all the four million songs sold through the service are now available DRM-free in MP3.

This is highly significant, and means 7digital is the first digital music store in Europe to offer downloads from all four major labels, Sony BMG, Universal Music, Warner Music and EMI Records.

Tracks are sold free of DRM rights restriction as high-quality (320kbps) MP3 files – better quality than offered by iTunes Plus.
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Warner, We7, deal free music and ads

Warner Music UK has reached a deal with pioneering ad-funded music service, We7, under which music from Warner’s repertoire will be available on We7.com through both on-demand, ad-funded audio streaming and paid-for MP3 downloads.

It’s a big deal because it means Warner Music UK is the first major music company to offer MP3s using the We7 platform. Borrowing a leaf from Last.fm, We7 users will be able to stream tracks, create playlists, share their favourites and embed songs into their own webspace.
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