Napster enters the German Music Scene
Digital Music Service Napster which has just been announced as the most recognised digital music service brand in the United States has announced its entry into the German market. The company has just launched its digital music service across Germany and claims to be the first and only subscription music service available to music fans across the region.
The German version of the Napster service can be found at http://www.napster.de and interested customers can also sign up for a free seven-day trial of the service. This launch of service comes after the company signed on agreements with leading record labels in the country. Napster has also announced tie-ups with more than 150 independent labels.
These deals would enable the company to deliver more than 125,000 albums. This includes more than 20,000 German albums. More than 600,000 artists are represented on this service which includes around 135,000 local artists. The service would be offering as many as 1.5 million songs and offers both download and subscription services.
Napster chairman and CEO Chris Gorog said in a statement on this launch: “Napster is very pleased to bring the biggest brand in on-line music to the number one music market in Continental Europe. We believe German music fans will be very excited to see where we have taken the original genius of Napster and expanded on the ideas of unlimited music discovery and sharing.”