PayPal Digital Gifts via eBay offers a $100 iTunes Digital Gift Card for $85. (The gift card will be emailed to you.) That's the lowest price we could find by $9, although we saw it for $5 less last week. Deal ends December 19 at 10:58 am ET.
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.)
Amazon MP3 Store offers a selection of Christmas MP3 Albums and Singles for free. That's a savings of at least 99 cents each and the lowest price we could find. The deals (Amazon MP3 downloader is required):
Google Play offers downloads of its December Antenna 17-Track MP3 Sampler for free. (iTunes and Amazon charge 89 cents or more for most of these tracks.) That's tied with last month's mention of a similar album. It features songs from artists like Elizabeth Shepherd (pictured), Beacon, Hookworms, Your Old Droog, and Torn Hawk.
Noisetrade offers downloads of the HGTV + NoiseTrade Ultimate Holiday Soundtrack MP3 Album for free. That's the best deal we could find for this 30-track album. (Most of these songs are at least 99 cents on Amazon and iTunes.) It features artists such as Jars of Clay, Smalltown Poets, and Katey Laurel.
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Sam's Club offers its members a $25 iTunes Gift Card 4-Pack ($100 total) for $79.47 with free shipping. (Non-members must pay $7.95 more.) That's $19.87 per card, a buck below our mention of a $100 gift card from two weeks ago, and the lowest total price we could find by $12.
Update: As a reader found, Costco offers it for the same price.
Google Play offers downloads of over 100 MP3 songs and albums for free. That's savings of at least $1, with many albums averaging $5 or more on iTunes. Featured artists include Nirvana, Lorde, Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Rihanna, and more.
The Apple Store's Black Friday sale is predictable and disappointing, so we've taken the liberty of rounding up our favorite Apple Black Friday ads to date, whether you're shopping for a MacBook Air or just a cheap iTunes gift card.
Microsoft offers Windows 8 and Windows Phone users 100 free albums when you download the Music Deals app for free. That's a savings of at least $2, with many albums averaging $5 or more on iTunes. (Plus, the list includes albums from a range of popular artists.) Artists include Eminem, Green Day, STP, Weezer, Rihanna, and more.