- Qtrax continues its efforts to sign deals with the labels it said it already had in place prior to its launch-that-wasn't, this time adding UK indie aggregator Beggars Group.

- Sony BMG licensed its catalog to free, ad-supported online music service We7 in the UK.

- MySpace is reportedly close to signing the majors save Universal Music Group to its rumored music service, and may even launch without UMG until the label's lawsuit against MySpace is resolved.