HP Connected Music launches with Universal Music Group
HP announced full details of its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)-wide collaboration with Universal Music Group, the world’s leading music company.
To celebrate the launch of HP Connected Music, which features exclusive rewards and content, the two companies have teamed up for No Doubt’s worldwide concert launch event. Taking place in Paris at La Maison de la Mutualité, the No Doubt private show marks the band’s only live performance of the year in Europe and is the first event of the partnership between HP and Universal Music.
Available on all new Microsoft® Windows® 8 -powered HP consumer desktop and notebook PCs in EMEA, HP Connected Music brings music lovers a new way to enjoy some of the world’s most popular music artists.
With exclusive content and access to Universal Music’s unrivalled catalogue of global artists, the agreement puts music at the heart of the latest HP consumer PCs.
Users can access exclusive HP Music Rewards Packages via the HP Connected Music launcher embedded on Windows 8 HP consumer PCs including:
• HP Private Events: access to exclusive showcases featuring live performances by Universal Music artists;
• Music Experiences: the chance to win money-can’t-buy experiences such as exclusive “meet & greets,” recording studio visits or the opportunity to have lunch with popular artists; and
• VIP Pack Trips: exclusive VIP opportunities to visit artists, including travel and accommodation.
Customers with new HP consumer PCs featuring Windows 8 will also have access to an exclusive list of services through HP Connected Music including streaming with free access to Universal Music’s full catalogue, the most extensive in the industry, for 90 days and, for customers with new Windows 8 HP Spectre and HP Envy PCs, 10 free mp3 downloads per month for 90 days.