Google Play offers downloads of its December Antenna 17-Track MP3 Sampler for free. (iTunes and Amazon charge 99 cents or more for most of these tracks.) It features songs from new artists such as Snoh Aalegra (pictured), Hookworms, Beacon, Torn Hawk, and more.
Gyft offers a $25 iTunes Digital Gift Card for $20 via coupon code "ITUNESGC". (The gift card will be emailed to you.) That's tied with our November mention and the lowest price we could find by $5. Deal expires December 28.
Amazon discounts a large selection of Country Music MP3 albums, with prices from $2.99 to $5. That puts most well below what iTunes and Google Play charge. Choose from artists such as Willie Nelson, Drive-By Truckers, Johnny Cash, Carrie Underwood, Vince Gill, Zac Brown Band, and Faith Hill.
Microsoft Store offers an Xbox Music Pass 1-Year Membership for $49.90. That's the lowest price we could find by $50. It includes Smart DJ, which creates a playlist from similar searched artists, and access from Windows tablets, Windows phones, or the web.
Note that you will need an Xbox LIVE Gold membership in order to stream music from an Xbox.
Google Play offers a selection of Linkin Park MP3 albums for $1.99 each. That's $5 under the best price we could find for any of these digital albums purchased elsewhere, although most cost $10 or more. Available albums include "Hybrid Theory," "Meteora," "A Thousand Suns," "Recharged," and more.
Google Play offers downloads of the BBR Music Group The Dirt Road MP3 Album for free. That's the best deal we could find for this 11-track album. (Most of these songs are at least 99 cents on Amazon and iTunes.) It features artists such as Jason Aldean, Parmalee, and Thompson Square.
Audible offers downloads of Hans Christian Andersen's The Snow Queen Audiobook for free. That's the best price we could find for this recently-released audiobook. Narrated by Julia Whelan (Audible's 2014 Narrator of the Year), this story is actually the inspiration for Disney's Frozen.
Google Play offers 10 MP3 singles for free. Choose from ditties by Nirvana, Kanye West, Jason Aldean, Daft Punk, Lorde, and more. Many of these tracks cost at least a buck each on Amazon and iTunes, making this the best deal we could find for this musical smorgasbord by $10. (You can choose which songs you want.)