‘Gum Drop Giveaway #72

One winner takes home the Nokia N96 phone. (It is valued at $800 and will work with any carrier as long as you have a SIM card.) The prize is brought to you by Comes With Music, Nokia’s new service, which allows select phone owners to download all the music they want to their phone for free for a year and then keep it when their year has expired. First, the phone:

There’s more info about the N96 here. Now, Comes With Music specifics:

Customers who buy a Comes With Music device will be able to explore and enjoy a diverse catalog of music of international and local artists with unlimited access to millions of tracks for a year, keeping the music once the year is over and revolutionizing their digital music experience … Comes With Music offers one year of unlimited access to the entire Nokia Music Store catalogue and customers can keep all the music that they have downloaded at the end of the year to continue enjoying their music collection…

Comes With Music will also feature a tremendous selection of independent music, courtesy of deals with The Orchard (NASD: ORCD), Beggars Group, IODA, the Ministry of Sound, PIAS and Pinnacle. These companies join Universal Music Group, Sony BMG Music Entertainment and Warner Music Group in supporting Comes With Music. Nokia has also secured music publishing rights from CELAS on behalf of EMI Music Publishing, GEMA on behalf of Sony/ATV Music Publishing, SACEM on behalf of Universal Music Publishing, as well as the MCPS-PRS Alliance.

The Nokia Music catalog is viewable here. Note: Comes With Music is not yet supported on the N96, but they are expected to add more devices to the service in the upcoming months. The UK is the first market to offer Comes With Music. US sales are planned for 2009. In the meantime, folks can pre-register their orders for Comes With Music devices from Carphone Warehouse. You can get more info about Comes With Music at the official site.

One winner takes home the N96. Now everybody knows about Comes With Music.