We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
78,785 News Articles

EasyMusic enters UK music download frame

New site to bring low prices and unsigned artists into the mix

EasyJet owners the EasyGroup has entered the digital music business in tandem with UK operator, Wippit.

The partners aim to launch the easyMusic.com service in time for Christmas. The operation will consist of two sections: Copyleft, featuring music from unsigned artists, and Copyright, which will offer current hits and back catalogue material starting at £0.25 (US$0.44) per track. Copyleft is in development now.

"EasyMusic will offer free or best value music downloads to consumers in all countries" said easyGroup chairman Stelios Haji-Ioannou, "EasyMusic's agreement with Wippit means that easyMusic.com will cater to an even greater range of consumers' musical tastes."

Paul Myers, CEO and Founder of Wippit said: "This is a spectacular opportunity for Wippit and we're proud that Stelios has chosen Wippit to wear the famous colours of easyMusic. EasyGroup's ideals are parallel to ours and we believe that easyMusic will be a first stop destination for music fans seeking a no-nonsense service".


IDG UK Sites

5 things we want to see in Android M: New features and fixes

IDG UK Sites

iPad mini 3 release date rumours: 'iPad mini Air' will be 30 percent thinner than current model

IDG UK Sites

Introducing generation tech

IDG UK Sites

This animated film reveals the importance of designing for everyone