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Is YouTube the New Radio?

Teens aren't consuming music the way that their parents do -- and it's not just the usual taste-related generation gap. An eye-opening Nielsen survey shows that teens are relying on YouTube to supply their tunes more than any other medium.

Music Lovers, Get Ready to Say Goodbye to CDs

We've seen 78s, vinyl, 8-track tape, and cassettes come and go. Why should the CD be any different? Side-Line Music Magazine reports that major record labels plan to abandon the CD by the end of 2012 -- if not sooner.

Steve Jobs Ordered to Testify in iTunes Antitrust Case

Apple CEO Steve Jobs has been ordered by a federal judge to answer questions in an iTunes antitrust lawsuit, according to Reuters. Jobs will respond to allegations that Apple designed its software in a way that prevented competitor RealNetworks' music files from playing on iPods.

Free Christmas Music From Amazon

Amazon is giving away one free Christmas music MP3 every day for 25 days beginning today, Dec. 1, 2010. So the last free MP3 will be available on...

Apple's Ping Ain't Got That Swing

The centerpiece of Apple's recent product announcements was its new music social network Ping. The core technology from Ping appears to be have been built by the team from Lala.com, the music streaming startup that Apple acquired in January 2009. But without the streaming music model, Ping is half the service Lala used to be. It's not a bad product, it's just not terribly transformative.

10 free MP3 downloads via Starbucks

Starbucks is pushing frappuccinos - hard. First it was the 50% off frappe happy hour deal, then Barnes & Noble released a buy-one-get-one-free...

25 days of free MP3s from Amazon

For the second time, Amazon is getting into the holiday spirit by giving away one free MP3 every day until Christmas. The freebie starts today!...

Rhapsody giving away 365 free MP3s

This deal should be music to everyone's ears. Rhapsody is giving away one MP3 a day for an entire year for a total value of $365! So far Rhapsody has...