Last.fm users can now choose which tracks they listen to

Unsigned acts will also get royalties for tracks played

Last.fm announced today (January 23) that listeners will be able to choose which streamed tracks they listen to on demand.

The website has teamed up with major record labels Sony BMG, Warner and EMI, along with more than 150,000 independent labels and artists, to create this revolutionary new service.

Unsigned artists can also upload their music on the site and will receive a royalties payment every time their track is played.

This means artists without a traditional record deal can reach millions of music fans for free while creating revenue.

Founded in 2002, Last.fm is a global internet radio station with over 20 million users.

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