Go Gaga again - And get 20 GB of free Cloud Drive storage
SEATTLE, May 26, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
(NASDAQ: AMZN) - Amazon.com today announced it will offer a repeat of
Monday's blockbuster Gold Box Deal of the Day: customers can purchase
the Lady Gaga "Born This Way" MP3 album today for $0.99. Upon release,
the album immediately shot to number one on Amazon's bestselling MP3
albums list and has remained in the top spot since.
"Clearly customers are really excited for Lady Gaga's new album - we saw
extraordinary response to Monday's promotion - far above what we
expected - she definitely melted some servers," said Craig Pape,
director of Music for Amazon. "So we're doing it again, and this time
we're ready. We're pleased to offer 'Born This Way' - the whole album -
for $0.99 today only. Along with this purchase, customers get 20 GB of
free Amazon Cloud Drive storage so they can store and play their music
anywhere. If you missed it the first time, don't miss it today."
Amazon MP3 customers can save their newly purchased albums to Amazon
Cloud Drive (www.amazon.com/clouddrive),
allowing them to play their music anywhere, store it for free and
download it to any PC, Mac or Android device using Amazon Cloud Player (www.amazon.com/cloudplayer).
All Cloud Drive users start with 5 GB of free Cloud Drive storage, and
customers are upgraded to 20 GB of free storage with the purchase of any
album, including "Born This Way" at just $0.99.
Amazon MP3 frequently features popular new release albums for $3.99 and
offers a free song of the day.
for more information about Amazon's Deal of the Day and other Gold Box
deals. Visit www.amazon.com/MP3
for information about Lady Gaga "Born this Way."
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opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth's
Biggest Selection. Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be Earth's most
customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything
they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the
lowest possible prices. Amazon.com and other sellers offer millions of
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Services provides Amazon's developer customers with access to
in-the-cloud infrastructure services based on Amazon's own back-end
technology platform, which developers can use to enable virtually any
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crisp, high-resolution electronic ink display that looks and reads like
real paper. Kindle 3G and Kindle DX utilize the same 3G wireless
technology as advanced cell phones, so users never need to hunt for a
Wi-Fi hotspot. Kindle is the #1 bestselling product across the millions
of items sold on Amazon.
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