eMusic, #1 Site for Independent Music

eMusic is another online music store which offers online song downloads all MP3 players including iPod.

eMusic has more than 2 million song selections which are in mp3 format and free from digital rights management restrictions such as expiration dates, and copying/burning the tracks to CD. That means you will be able to keep the songs even after you have terminated the subscription with eMusic. Unlike other providers such as Napster and Yahoo!Unlimited Music, you won’t be able to access to your music downloads after termination. This is the best part of eMusic.

All the musics from eMusic are encoded at a variable bit rate (VBR). This resulting good sound quality. Again, there are no copy restrictions, and you are free to transfer or copy to any CD or portable digital devices.

eMusic is giving out 25 free downloads over period of 14 days to new subscribers or users. The subscribers just need to cancel the account before the end of trial period to avoid getting charged, else the trial account will turn into a subscription account. Get 25 FREE Music Downloads for your iPod® or any MP3 player!

eMusic offers a basic subscription plan which allows users to download 30 songs per month for $9.99 per month, a eMusic Plus plan which allows 50 downloads per month for $14.99 per month and a eMusic Premium plan which offers 75 downloads per month for $19.99 per month. As compared to other providers, eMusic per song price works out to be comparatively cheap at 22 to 25 cents per song.

Besides, the subscribers can always purchase eMusic Booster Packs that include 10 songs for $4.99, 25 songs for $9.99 and 50 songs for $14.99, if the subscribers reach the maximum amount of downloads. It also offers 30 second preview on all the songs in its catalog.

eMusic is now offering free eMusic Remote software to download albums and audiobooks with one click. It also includes eMusic Discovery Toolbar with a free daily download, RSS feeds, and more. And eMusic is currently giving away 1 free audiobook as bonus.