September 24, 2007

Starbucks to offer 50 Million free iTunes downloads

According to Starbucks plans to give away 50 million songs to customers of its U.S. coffee shops to promote its new iTunes wireless service that due to launch next month for FREE !

10K shops of Starbucks will give out "Song of the Day" cards redeemable on the iTunes Store starting from October 2nd to November 7th, customers then can redeem the song before the end of the year.

They also mention:

The complimentary download cards will offer hand-picked songs from top artists including Bob Dylan, Joss Stone, Dave Matthews, Bebel Gilberto, John Mayer, KT Tunstall, John Legend, Annie Lennox, Joni Mitchell, Keith Urban and Paul McCartney plus music from up-and-coming artists such as Sia, Band of Horses, Hilary McRae, Frederico Aubele and Sara Bareilles.