Nokia Opens Music Store In Singapore
Nokia announced today that the Nokia Music Store in Singapore is now “live” at www.music.nokia.com.sg. With millions of tracks from major international artists, independent labels and Asian content, the Nokia Music Store brings true freedom to music lovers letting people buy and enjoy music directly from their Nokia device or personal computer 24/7. Individual tracks cost S$ 2.00 per track and albums are from S$ 16.00 for most albums. The Nokia Music Store also offers unlimited PC streaming at S$ 16.00 per month.
Singapore – Nokia announced today that the Nokia Music Store in Singapore is
now “live” at www.music.nokia.com.sg. With millions of tracks from major
international artists, independent labels and Asian content, the Nokia Music
Store brings true freedom to music lovers letting people buy and enjoy music
directly from their Nokia device or personal computer 24/7.
“Consumers now have instant access to millions of songs from a very wide gamut
of genres ranging from pop to dance to Asian like Mandarin, Malay and Indian
music. At the same time, users can enjoy the great usability that the Nokia
brand is renowned for,” said Grant McBeath, General Manager, Nokia Singapore.
“By using the integrated mobile and PC download service, music lovers here can
build a music collection that is truly mobile through the Nokia Music Store."
"With the rising demand for digital music in Singapore, Nokia Music Store
increases the options for consumers by leaps and bounds, as well as brings the
artists closer to their audience through their mobile device, an intimate
platform that is always with them," said Gary See, Managing Director, Universal
Music from Asian Artists
Besides making available the digital music from international labels at the
Nokia Music Store, prominent independent labels in Asia including Ocean
Butterflies Music and Rock Records Singapore have partnered with Nokia to
distribute their content too. Additionally, RS Digital, an independent label
from Thailand is offering Thai music via the Singapore site. The combined Asian
music content by the international and Asian labels gives consumers a very
comprehensive array of Chinese, Malay and Thai soundtracks in addition to local
“As a leading independent music powerhouse in Asia, Ocean Butterflies is proud
to work with Nokia to offer a unique proposition to music lovers, particularly
fans of Chinese pop. This is not only a milestone for Nokia, who has a long
history of connecting people to each other, and to the music they love. It is
also a key development for the music industry,” said Billy Koh, Ocean
Butterflies Music founder and director.
Single Account Sign-on and Intuitive Interface
With a single account, music lovers can access the Nokia Music Store via their
desktop computer or directly from optimized Nokia devices such as the Nokia N81,
Nokia N82 and Nokia N95 8GB. In addition, users can sync easily from a PC with a
wide range of Nokia models including the Xpress Music handsets, Nokia 5610 and
Browse for new music, get recommendations or stream favourite songs or albums
all at the fingertips. The Store’s intuitive user interface allows users to
easily add any song to a wishlist to buy later or purchase it immediately for
download to your device, without having to download the same song again on your
computer. Users can synchronise their music collection between their PC to
compatible Nokia devices using Windows Media Player 11.
Individual tracks cost S$ 2.00 per track and albums are from S$ 16.00 for most
albums. The Nokia Music Store also offers unlimited PC streaming at S$ 16.00 per
month. All music on the Nokia Music Store can be purchased through a variety of
payment options, including credit cards, AXS machines and vouchers.
Consumers can also look forward to free tracks given out regularly, as well as
the exclusive distribution of new albums or new tracks at the Nokia Music Store.