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Apple's 8th day of Christmas gift is - free music

On the 8th day of Christmas Apple gave to me... A single by One Direction

Apple is continuing its 12 Days of Christmas promotion. The promotion kicked of on Boxing Day and will run until midnight on the 6 January in the UK.

Today's 12 Days of Christmas offer is the single 'Gotta Be You' by One Direction, runners up in the seventh series of X Factor. The single was first released on 11 November 2011.

Apple has run the 12 Days of Christmas promotion in the UK over the days following Christmas over the past few years. This year the company promises a range of free presents via the iTunes Store that will include a selection of songs, music videos, applications, books, TV episodes and a films that are free for 24 hours each day.

The offer runs from Boxing Day to the 6th January. Check back here everyday to see what you could be downloading for free.

Users can sign up to receive an Apple email alert for each free offer or download a dedicated 12 Days of Christmas iOS application.


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