MP3.com Technology Powers Personal Web Pages With Access to Chart-Toppers From More Than 900,000 Songs and Audio Files

'Chart Maker' Gives Consumers Instant and Easy Access

To Popular Music and More



Apr 11, 2001, 01:00 ET from MP3.com, Inc.

    SAN DIEGO, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- MP3.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: MPPP) today
 introduced "Chart Maker," a tool that enables music fans to add music charts
 to their web pages.  "Chart Maker" (www.mp3.com/chartmaker) allows MP3.com
 users to utilize ready-to-go code and integrate it into web pages they
 operate, providing access to the vast MP3.com catalog of more than
 900,000 musical and spoken-word selections.  MP3.com's "Chart Maker" adds
 depth and dimension to even the best pages on the web, adding value and
 encouraging traffic to web sites.
     Internet jockeys and web novices alike can quickly and easily add music
 charts, in eye-catching packaging, to their sites minus the hassle of dealing
 with programming code.  The three-step process is as simple as selecting a
 music genre, grabbing the supplied code and placing it in a web site.  "Chart
 Maker" provides musical selections from nine genres and a variety of formats.
     "Web pages from artists and users come alive with the power of great
 music," said Michael Robertson, chairman and chief executive officer of
 MP3.com.  "We believe the Chart Maker tool can help make our users' web sites
 a hit."
     Another attractive function of MP3.com's "Chart Maker"
 (www.mp3.com/chartmaker) is that the tool feeds information to users' sites,
 keeping chart followers up-to-date on what's hot on MP3.com (www.mp3.com).
     More than 144,000 digital artists and record labels make their music
 available on MP3.com and many of those artists link their personal pages to
 MP3.com.  To post your music and audio recordings on the site at no charge,
 register at www.mp3.com/newartist.
     To receive MP3.com press releases via email, register at pr.mp3.com.
 
     About MP3.com
     MP3.com, Inc. has created a unique and robust technology infrastructure
 designed to facilitate the storage, management, promotion and delivery of
 digital music.  As the Internet's premier Music Service Provider (MSP), the
 company is dedicated to providing consumers with access to music when they
 want it, where they want it, using any web-enabled device.  The company's web
 site hosts what MP3.com believes is the largest collection of digital music
 available on the Internet, with more than 926,000 songs and audio files posted
 from over 144,000 digital artists and record labels.  Dedicated to growing the
 digital music space, the company's products and services include on-demand
 Subscription Music Channels, an innovative Business Music Services Program a
 Syndicated Radio program and others.  Additionally, through the company's MSP
 technology initiative and its music InterOperating System, MP3.com is
 partnering with a variety of forward-looking businesses to expand its digital
 music strategy.  MP3.com's common stock is traded on the Nasdaq National
 Market under the ticker symbol MPPP.  The company is based in San Diego,
 California.  For more information on MP3.com, visit www.mp3.com.
 
     Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical are
 forward-looking statements within the meaning of section 27A of the Securities
 Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.  These
 statements may include activities and events expected to occur in connection
 with the implementation and possible continuation of MP3.com Chart Maker
 feature, as well as any implied value or benefits attributed therewith.  These
 statements involve a high degree of risk and uncertainty, are only
 predictions, and actual events or results may differ materially from those
 projected in such forward-looking statements.  Factors that could cause or
 contribute to differences include risks related to: MP3.com's litigation
 proceedings, including without limitation the inability to reach settlement
 with all parties to such proceedings; risks related to activities and events
 expected to occur in connection with the implementation and possible
 continuation of the Chart Maker feature, as well as any implied value or
 benefits attributed therewith; MP3.com's new and uncertain business model;
 acceptance of MP3.com's products and services; MP3.com's limited operating
 history; and MP3.com's rapid growth, as well as other risks detailed from time
 to time in MP3.com's reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission,
 including its report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2000.
 
     For further information, please contact Greg Wilfahrt, Director of
 Public Relations of MP3.com, Inc., 858-623-7280, pr@mp3.com.
 
 

SOURCE MP3.com, Inc.
    SAN DIEGO, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- MP3.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: MPPP) today
 introduced "Chart Maker," a tool that enables music fans to add music charts
 to their web pages.  "Chart Maker" (www.mp3.com/chartmaker) allows MP3.com
 users to utilize ready-to-go code and integrate it into web pages they
 operate, providing access to the vast MP3.com catalog of more than
 900,000 musical and spoken-word selections.  MP3.com's "Chart Maker" adds
 depth and dimension to even the best pages on the web, adding value and
 encouraging traffic to web sites.
     Internet jockeys and web novices alike can quickly and easily add music
 charts, in eye-catching packaging, to their sites minus the hassle of dealing
 with programming code.  The three-step process is as simple as selecting a
 music genre, grabbing the supplied code and placing it in a web site.  "Chart
 Maker" provides musical selections from nine genres and a variety of formats.
     "Web pages from artists and users come alive with the power of great
 music," said Michael Robertson, chairman and chief executive officer of
 MP3.com.  "We believe the Chart Maker tool can help make our users' web sites
 a hit."
     Another attractive function of MP3.com's "Chart Maker"
 (www.mp3.com/chartmaker) is that the tool feeds information to users' sites,
 keeping chart followers up-to-date on what's hot on MP3.com (www.mp3.com).
     More than 144,000 digital artists and record labels make their music
 available on MP3.com and many of those artists link their personal pages to
 MP3.com.  To post your music and audio recordings on the site at no charge,
 register at www.mp3.com/newartist.
     To receive MP3.com press releases via email, register at pr.mp3.com.
 
     About MP3.com
     MP3.com, Inc. has created a unique and robust technology infrastructure
 designed to facilitate the storage, management, promotion and delivery of
 digital music.  As the Internet's premier Music Service Provider (MSP), the
 company is dedicated to providing consumers with access to music when they
 want it, where they want it, using any web-enabled device.  The company's web
 site hosts what MP3.com believes is the largest collection of digital music
 available on the Internet, with more than 926,000 songs and audio files posted
 from over 144,000 digital artists and record labels.  Dedicated to growing the
 digital music space, the company's products and services include on-demand
 Subscription Music Channels, an innovative Business Music Services Program a
 Syndicated Radio program and others.  Additionally, through the company's MSP
 technology initiative and its music InterOperating System, MP3.com is
 partnering with a variety of forward-looking businesses to expand its digital
 music strategy.  MP3.com's common stock is traded on the Nasdaq National
 Market under the ticker symbol MPPP.  The company is based in San Diego,
 California.  For more information on MP3.com, visit www.mp3.com.
 
     Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical are
 forward-looking statements within the meaning of section 27A of the Securities
 Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.  These
 statements may include activities and events expected to occur in connection
 with the implementation and possible continuation of MP3.com Chart Maker
 feature, as well as any implied value or benefits attributed therewith.  These
 statements involve a high degree of risk and uncertainty, are only
 predictions, and actual events or results may differ materially from those
 projected in such forward-looking statements.  Factors that could cause or
 contribute to differences include risks related to: MP3.com's litigation
 proceedings, including without limitation the inability to reach settlement
 with all parties to such proceedings; risks related to activities and events
 expected to occur in connection with the implementation and possible
 continuation of the Chart Maker feature, as well as any implied value or
 benefits attributed therewith; MP3.com's new and uncertain business model;
 acceptance of MP3.com's products and services; MP3.com's limited operating
 history; and MP3.com's rapid growth, as well as other risks detailed from time
 to time in MP3.com's reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission,
 including its report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2000.
 
     For further information, please contact Greg Wilfahrt, Director of
 Public Relations of MP3.com, Inc., 858-623-7280, pr@mp3.com.
 
 SOURCE  MP3.com, Inc.