Main Page | See live article | Alphabetical index was a legal, free music-sharing service, once a good resource for independent musicians to promote their work. It was named after the popular music file format, MP3. It was shut down on 2 December 2003 at 12:00 PM PST after being purchased by CNET.

The website featured charts defined by genre and geographical area, as well as statistical data for artists, telling them which of their songs were more popular. Artists could subscribe to either a free account, a Gold account or Platinum account, each with progressively better features and artist stats. Though there was no charge for downloading music from, it did require users to sign up with an e-mail address and online advertisments were commonplace across the site. hosted songs from a wide range of artists, including now-famous names including Linkin Park.

E-mails to artists and a placeholder message at announced that CNET would be coming up with replacement services in the future, based around its current facilities.

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