eMusic Hits 350K Subs And Adds Labels

NEW YORK (Hypebot) — eMusic announced that it has surpassed 350,000 paid subscribers with

a new catalog total of more than three million tracks from 20,000

labels. Some impressive new indie labels are being integrated into

the eMusic system including Telarc, Shout Factory, Rough Trade,

Madacy and Vox. (see a full label list after the jump below)

Since establishing its subscription model in 2003, eMusic has sold

165 million downloads. The 350,000 subscriber benchmark comes just

six months after eMusic reached 300,000. eMusic customers include

conventional web-based subscribers and subscribers to eMusic Mobile

with AT&T.

New labels include:

Rough Trade
Madacy Entertainment
Harmonia Mundi France
Shout Factory
Rooftop Comedy
Boompa Records
Brunswick Records
Century Media
Clone Records
Dragonstorm Records
Dorian Records
The Echo Label Limited
Engine Company Red
Exceptional Records
Giant Slayer Records
Gusto Records
Jay Records
Lone Hill Jazz
Lyrita Records
Made in eTaly
MGM Distribution
Neurodisc Records
N.E.W.S. Distribution NV
Newline Records
Peacefrog
Pinnacle Entertainment, Ltd.
RSK Entertainment
Saavn
604 Records
Southern Records Distributors
Squealer Music
Supraphon
Telarc
Vee-Jay Records
Vox Records

"We are elated to be hitting our stride just as our busiest time of

year — the holiday season — kicks into high gear," said David

Pakman, President and CEO of eMusic. "While other subscription

services have lost customers, these milestones demonstrate eMusic's

momentum as we simultaneously grow our catalogue and our customer

base and add new methods of distribution and product lines.

Sophisticated consumers of music and literature know that eMusic is

the place to discover entertainment that will move their feet and

feed their minds. We have never been more excited about our business

and our customers' response to it."

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