Napster Taps Digital Music from Clear Channel

Los Angeles-based Napster has partnered with Instant Live, a division of Clear Channel Entertainment to offer access to Instant Live's recordings of concert performances. Napster subscribers will get access to full length performance recordings from Instant Live, with content that includes artists The Allman Brothers Band, Bauhaus, The Black Crowes, and Copeland. Napster provides an online subscription service for downloading copyright music, and competes against iTunes, Yahoo, and other music download services.