Free music Stories January 22, 2016

Google Play offers downloads of Kelly Clarkson’s Piece by Piece album for free (Reg. $10+)

Google Play is offering a free download of Kelly Clarkson’s Piece by Piece MP3 album. It generally goes for between $10 and $13 from Amazon and others. This is the 16 song Google Play Deluxe Edition featuring an appearance by John Legend, plus the singles Invincible and Heartbeat Song. It received a Grammy nod at this year’s award show along with Ashley Monroe’s The Blade album, which is also free right now.

Free music Stories December 2, 2015

expiredFree MP3 Christmas albums from Mariah Carey, Blake Shelton (Reg. $10/ea.), more

Update (12/2 12:05pm):

The Google Play Store is getting in the holiday spirit this morning by offering a handful of Christmas albums for free today as MP3 downloads. Each of the following albums regularly goes for $10 or more at Google Play or other retailers. Note: you must be logged into your Google account to see discounted pricing. Free albums available today include:

Free music Stories October 16, 2015

Freebies: Runtastic Sit Ups PRO for iOS + LEGO building event + More!

Head over to the App Store to get a free download of Runtastic Sit Ups PRO – Workouts, Abs Trainer & Counter for iPhone and iPad. Today’s sale marks the first time this year that we’ve seen this fitness app drop below its usual price of $1.99.

Want to strengthen your abs and reach 100 sit-ups? Wow, that’s an ambitious goal. You’re in luck, though – the Runtastic Sit-Ups app is the ideal companion to put your plan into action.

More freebies:

  • Playlist: The Very Best Of Elvis Presley free download | Google Play
  • Playlist: The Very Best Of Johnny Cash free download | Google Play
  • LEGO Shark model free building event | LEGO Stores
  • AirDisk Pro – Wireless Flash Drive for iOS free download | App Store
  • Rise of the Dragons (Kings and Sorcerers–Book 1) eBook (Kindle Edition) free download | Amazon
  • Bullet For My Valentine – Venom (Google Play Exclusive w/ Live Tracks) free download | Google Play
  • Theme Hospital (Standard Edition) for PC free download | Origin

Free music Stories October 12, 2015

Freebies: Best Of albums from Alice Cooper, Europe, Miles Davis + Halo 5 content + Krispy Kreme doughnut + More!

Google Play is back with a fresh set of free Best Of album downloads. Additions include Alice Cooper, Europe, Jessica Simpson, Miles Davis, The Intruders, and Toto. Many of the freebies Google Play put up a few weeks back (Frank Sinatra, Britney Spears, Destiny’s Child, and others) are still available.

Free music Stories October 9, 2015

Freebies: 75 songs from Google Play + XDA Premium for Android + Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 for PC + More!

Google Play offers the 75-track album Now Hear This! – The Winners of the 14th Independent Music Awards for free. You’re not going to find any mainstream pop acts on this compilation, but there seems to be a wide range of genres so you’re to bound to find something that you think sounds good.

Free music Stories October 5, 2015

Freebies: Kindle Edition Kids books + Google Play music sampler + Monument Valley for Android + More!

Today on Amazon you’ll find a bunch of Kindle Edition Kids books available for free. Many of the titles are well-rated and would typically run you at least a few bucks each:

More freebies:

Free music Stories September 25, 2015

Freebies: 7 country music songs + Lost in Space TV episodes + Popular Science magazine + more!

People Magazine’s current free country music playlist features seven tracks by popular artists including Alabama, Pat Green, and Michael Ray. Just click the blue ‘Get The Code’ box to get started. Code expires 9/27/2015 and is only valid on the US iTunes Store.

More freebies:

Free music Stories September 24, 2015

expiredShine on! Free MP3 Downloads: Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here (Reg. $8), much more

The Google Play Store is currently offering a free MP3 download of Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here album. This is the ninth album released by the rock group. It was recorded at the famous Abbey Road Studios and features hit tracks like Wish You Were Here and Shine On You Crazy Diamond. This album retails for $14 at Amazon and $8 on iTunesNote: You must be logged into your Google account to download these tracks.

Amazon also has a number of free MP3 albums available for download today. There is a nice mix of sampler collections, individual albums and greatest hits. These MP3s will be come a permanent part of your music collection after you have downloaded them.

Free music Stories September 18, 2015

Download Jason Derulo’s Everything Is 4 album on Google Play for free (Reg. $8)

Google Play is currently offering Jason Derulo’s Everything is 4 album as a free download. If you were to grab it from iTunes or Amazon it would cost you $7.99. This 11-track album includes the hit song Want to Want Me along with appearances by Meghan Trainor, Stevie Wonder, Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez, and other music superstars.

While you’re over at Google play, you might as well pick up some other freebies from Sia and Britney Spears.

Free music Stories September 11, 2015

Google Play offers free downloads of Sia’s 1000 Forms Of Fear album ($10 value)

Google Play is now offering free downloads of Sia’s 1000 Forms Of Fear album. It is regularly listed at $10 on iTunes and Google Play, or $1.29 per track. The 12 song MP3 digital download is available to those in the US that are signed into their Google account. The album features the singles “Chandelier”, “Big Girls Cry”, and her solo version of “Elastic Heart”.

And if you’re interested in Britney Spears, we still have a best of collection album available for free.

Also, Google Play has a selection of Latin Vibes for free today.

Free music Stories September 9, 2015

Download The Very Best of Britney Spears 14-track compilation album for Free ($18 value)

Google Play is currently offering The Very Best of Britney Spears for free. There’s 14 tracks as a part of this collection worth a total value of $18. Amazon currently charges $6 for this album. You’ll have to be logged in to your Google account to see the reduced price. Top tracks include: …Baby One More TimeCrazyStronger and Toxic

Free music Stories August 31, 2015

Google Play offers free downloads of Buddy Guy’s Born To Play Guitar album (Reg. $10)

Google Play is back at it again with another solid freebie MP3 album download. This time around blues legend Buddy Guy is getting the nod with the Google Play Deluxe Edition of his Born To Play Guitar album now available for free. This album is regularly listed at $1.29 per track or $9.99 for the album on Amazon and iTunes, both of which don’t include the 2 extra bonus songs.

Free music Stories August 21, 2015

Google Play offers The Sound of Yo-Yo Ma album for free (Reg. $7)

Google Play is offering free downloads of The Sound of Yo-Yo Ma album right now. Regularly listed at $7 or around $1 per song, this Google Play exclusive can now be had for nothing. The album features 8 songs including the famous cellist’s take on Ave Maria (it’s fantastic). You’ll need to be logged in to your Google Play account to redeem the discount.

Free music Stories July 31, 2015

Free Country Music from Google Play: Jake Owen, Chris Young, Tyler Farr, more

The Google Play Store is now offering its Play: Country Hits list of songs as a free download. This is over $12 worth of some of the hottest country songs. Standout tracks include Jake Owen’s Beachin’Lonely Eyes by Chris Young and A Guy Walks into a Bar by Tyler Farr.

Free music Stories May 13, 2015

David Guetta’s Listen album for $0.99 and 4 Ben Kenney albums for free at Google Play

David Guetta’s 2014 Listen album is on sale at Google Play for just $0.99. This 14-track album is currently selling for $6.99 at iTunes and $11.49 at Amazon.

1. Dangerous (feat. Sam Martin) 2. What I did for Love (feat. Emeli Sandé) 3. No Money no Love (feat. Elliphant & Ms. Dynamite) 4. Lovers on the Sun (feat. Sam Martin) 5. Goodbye Friend (feat. The Script) 6. Lift me up (feat. Nico & Vinz, Ladysmith Black Mambazo) 7. Listen (feat. John Legend) 8. Bang my Head (feat. Sia) 9. Yesterday (feat.Bebe Rexha) 10. Hey Mama (feat. Nicki Minaj & Afrojack) 11. Sun Goes Down (feat. MAGIC! & Sonny Wilson) 12. S.T.O.P (feat. Ryan Tedder) 13. I’ll Keep Loving you (feat. Jaymes Young & Birdy) 14. The Whisperer (feat. Sia)

Four different Ben Kenney albums are available for free on Google Play. Ben was in both The Roots and Incubus. These albums will run you $9-$10 each on iTunes.

Free music Stories March 18, 2015

Just like a few weeks ago, Amazon and Target are heavily discounting tons of Blu-ray movies. This time around every movie is even cheaper at just $4 a piece. If you choose to go through Amazon you’ll have to place an order of $35+ or be a Prime member (free trial) to get your hands on these discounted movies at no additional cost. Likewise, if you’re ordering from Target you’ll have to spend $25+ to get free shipping or opt for free in-store pickup. REDcard holders will receive free shipping on all orders.

Our top picks are available from Amazon and Target for $4 each:

*note: as Amazon begins to sell out you’ll be able to lock in the discounted price and your items will ship ASAP


Walmart has a selection of Blu-rays for $5 each with free in-store pickup including Due Date, Sucker Punch, Faster, She’s Out Of My League, Cloverfield, and more.


The Red Hot Chili Peppers post many of the band’s live performances available for purchase digitally. Each show usually costs $11.95 in MP3 or $15.95 in high-quality FLAC. The band recently made its 6/24/04 performance from Cardiff, Wales available in MP3 for free. The show includes live renditions of Around The World, Scar Tissue, Otherwise, Get On Top, Give It Away, and many more.


iTunes has a couple dozen time travel movies on sale for $9.99 each in HD: Back To The Future I/II/III, Men in Black 3, Donnie Darko, Austin powers in Goldmember, more

This week’s $0.99 movie rental is Frank Millers Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. expand full story

Free music Stories March 5, 2015

expiredFree download of Coldplay’s Ghost Stories album

Coldplay is one of the biggest bands in the world and a 9to5 staff favorite. While the band has close ties to Apple, it’s Google that’s offering a free download of their latest album Ghost Stories.

The nine track album features the hit songs Magic and A Sky Full of Stars. Amazon is currently listing it for $9.49, while iTunes is asking $9.99.

More Google Play deals.

Ghost Stories is the sixth studio album by British rock band Coldplay. Co-produced by the band with Paul Epworth along with returning Mylo Xyloto producers Daniel Green and Rik Simpson, it was released by Parlophone on 16 May 2014. The album was released by Atlantic Records in North America on 19 May 2014. It is the first album by the band in North America under Atlantic, after Coldplay were transferred from Capitol Records in 2013, following the purchase of EMI and its assets by the Universal Music Group in 2012.

The album was recorded by the band throughout 2013 and 2014 at the band’s purpose-built homestudios in London, England, and in Los Angeles. Itfeatures guest producers Avicii, Timbaland andMadeon, and the band’s frequent collaborator JonHopkins. It was heavily promoted by the band andParlophone in the lead-up to its release, with anaccompanying prime time TV special, a visualalbum, and a special six-date promotional tour ofthe album, as well as various appearances ontelevision and radio.

Free music Stories March 3, 2015

Free MP3 download: Transparent soundtrack featuring Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Jim Croce, more

Download a free MP3 copy of the soundtrack for Transparent, Amazon’s award-winning original TV show.

As a pricing comparison, the physical CD is currently selling for $9.99 and the MP3 version originally sold for $8.99. It includes tracks from Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Jim Croce, Leonard Cohen and more. There are a total of 17 songs included as part of this compilation. Click here for the full track list.

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