Richmond, VA. — Circuit City reports it is joining with Napster to offer a new digital music service, Circuit City+ Napster.
The new service will be powered by Napster’s digital music subscription service and will include all of its music discovery and community features such as personalized recommendations, message boards, and the ability to browse other members’ collections and share music and playlists. In addition, all customers at Circuit City + Napster will enjoy continuing access to exclusive songs and new releases on a weekly basis.
Starting April 29, consumers can sign up for Circuit City + Napster at www.circuitcity.com/napster and gain unlimited access to songs on their PCs and compatible digital music devices for $14.95/month.
New subscribers will receive the first month of access free of charge, along with five free song downloads. Consumers will also find information about Circuit City + Napster and the introductory offer at Circuit City stores nationwide and on Circuitcity.com.
In addition to the unlimited access that digital music subscription empowers, Circuit City + Napster customers can purchase individual song downloads at $0.99 each. Prepaid download cards can also be purchased in-store and online in bundles of 15, 25 or 60 tracks.
CircuitCity will host an event on April 29, coinciding with the annual meeting of the National Association of Recording Merchandisers.