Free-song promotion is expected from Amazon

by admin January 14, 2008 at 7:32 pm

At the Super Bowl next month, the music industry will be switching teams–from Apple to

The major record labels lined up with PepsiCo and Apple four years ago to give away 100 million songs through Apple’s online store, unveiling the promotion in a Super Bowl commercial with music from the band Green Day. The effort helped spread the word about Apple’s iTunes offerings.

Pepsi’s promotion is back this year on a much bigger scale–but with the star wattage provided by Justin Timberlake instead of Green Day, and Amazon in place of Apple.

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