How to Find Free Music Downloads in the Amazon Music Store

Use Amazon as a free and legal music download resource

What to Know

  • Enter free music downloads in the search box at the top of the Amazon website.
  • Use the left panel to filter results, including genre, artist, and albums. If you don't have Prime, use the filters to refine your results.
  • Select a song or album and choose Free (or Get Album Free). Confirm the Review your order screen shows $0.00. Pick Pay with USD.

This article explains how to find free music downloads in the Amazon Music Store.

How to Find Free Music Downloads on Amazon

The Amazon Music Unlimited plan gives subscribers unlimited access to millions of songs. Members of the Amazon Prime service can access over two million songs ad-free and on-demand.

Amazon also offers a selection of free songs and albums that you can download or stream to your computer or mobile device. The free content doesn't jump out at you on the Amazon Music main page, but it's easy to find using the service's filtering options. Here's how to find free music using the Amazon Music store.

  1. In the search field, enter free music downloads and press Enter (or select the magnifying glass).

    Entering in free music downloads in the Amazon search field.
  2. In the left panel of the page, select a music category under Department to filter the results. You'll see the song title, artist, and album. Select any song title to learn more about it and see the album art.

    The left panel on the Amazon website highlighting the department section.
  3. Browse through the free entries or use the Sort by drop-down menu at the top of the screen.

    The Sort by menu on the Amazon website.
  4. When you find a song you want to download, select it, then choose Free next to the song. Or, if available, select Get Album Free if you want the entire album.

    Selecting Free on a free song on the Amazon website.
  5. After you click the Free button, enter your account information if you haven't signed in. If you don't have an Amazon account, click the Create your Amazon account button and follow the on-screen instructions to open a free account.

    The Amazon login page.
  6. On the Review Your Order screen, confirm that the total is zero, and then select Pay with USD (or your selected currency).

    Selecting Pay with USD on the Amazon website.
  7. You will be asked to enter your mobile number or e-mail to receive a download link for the free Amazon Music app. If you want the app, enter your info and select Send, otherwise close the window.

    Prompt to sign up for the free Amazon Music app..
  8. Select Play now to stream the music from your Amazon music library, or click Download purchases to download the songs to your computer.

    Download the free Amazon Music app for iOS or Android mobile devices to listen to your free downloaded music on your mobile devices.

    Selecting to play song after purchase on Amazon website.
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