Nokia’s free streaming music app launches in US for Lumia devices

At last year’s Nokia World, the Finnish handset maker unveiled Nokia Music, a free online streaming music service that launched across Europe. Nokia World kicks off in Helsinki tomorrow, and the company has announced today that Nokia Music is launching in the US for the Lumia 900 and 710 devices. Owners of these phones will have free access to Nokia Music and its music library, complete with 150 playlists across all major music genres, as well as a Pandora-esque feature that lets you create a playlist based on a particular artist, song, or music category. Users will also be able to download playlists and stations for offline listening for those times where a ready data connection isn’t available.

Best of all, the free service doesn’t include those pesky advertisements that interrupt the flow of your tunes, which are typical of free music streaming services. Nokia Music will go live in the Windows Phone Marketplace today for all Lumia 710 and 900 owners in the US.

[via Engadget, Nokia]

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