MySpace Music, which allows users to listen to major label songs for free, debuted late last month, and has already streamed one billion songs. That amounts to about eight songs for each of 120 million MySpace members.
“MySpace Music lets you listen to pretty much every song ever recorded, and it still sucks,” writes Farhad Majoo on Slate.
Music CDs are beginning to lose out to digital downloads and streaming – but soon we’ll have another choice: albums on fingernail-sized memory cards. Electronics company SanDisk, four major records labels, and powerful music retailers Wal-Mart and Best Buy unveiled a plan to sell MP3-format music on microSD cards, which fit inside most phones.