Last.fm is part social network, part music database, part music recommendation service. Sign-up for an account and download the Last.fm Scrobbler, which recommends music based on the songs you listen to most often. This will help you discover new artists that would otherwise be unknown to you. The online database portion of the site allows you to collaborate with others to edit information on artists, tracks, and music labels. Last.fm also has a free music download section sorted by number of plays. There are categories for 25 different music genres, from acoustic to world music. The music files are in MP3 format.
Free Download Section: Last.fm
Developer: Last.fm Ltd.
Downloader Type: Web-based
Cost to Download: Free
Cost to Use: Free with ads, or $3/month for ad-free plus extra features.
Account Creation Required: Yes, or use Facebook account.
Available In: Worldwide.
Operating Systems Supported: Windows, Mac OS, Linux.
Mobile Apps: iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and Symbian.
Tablet Apps: iPhone, Android, and Windows.
iPods and Other MP3 Players Supported: Yes.
File Types: MP3.
Spyware or Adware: None
Is Last.fm Legal: Yes, 100% legal to download.