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50 Cent's Winning Streak Continues: Named Artist of the Month for Second Straight Month

MPFree.com announced today that it named 50 Cent its Artist of the Month for May, 2005. For the second month in a row, MPFree members downloaded more tracks by 50 Cent than any other artist.

Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) June 6, 2005 -- 50 Cent's winning streak continues as he is named Artist of the Month by MPFree.com (www.MPFree.com) for the second straight month. Artist of the Month is awarded each month to the artist whose music was downloaded most frequently by MPFree members. During May, more MPFree members downloaded 50 Cents tracks than any other artist. "50 Cent did it again. That makes two months in a row. The second-place finisher was Mariah Carey, who was helped by the success of her singles "It's Like That" and "We Belong Together," said Phil Nadel, President of MPFree. The third-place finisher for April was Gwen Stefani, who was also April's third-place finisher.

Gwen Stefani had the most popular single during May with "Hollaback Girl". Akon's "Lonely" was second, followed by "Switch" by Will Smith. MPFree.com is a rewards program that provides its members with a legal way of getting totally free music downloads. "Were giving our members the best of both worldsa huge selection of music downloads that are both 100% free and 100% legal," said Bill Diamond, Co-Founder of MPFree. "It sure beats paying for your music."

MPFree members vote for Artist of the Month by downloading music from their favorite artists. "There are now more than 600,000 MPFree members," said Nadel, "and they are downloading a lot of songs for free every month. The Artist of the Month results are really representative of the public as a whole."

The concept for MPFree came from its sister site, PhoneHog.com. PhoneHog is a successful rewards program founded 5 years ago that gives its members free long distance calls when they take advantage of special offers. www.PhoneHog.com has more than 4 million members and has given away more than 100 million free long distance minutes to date. MPFree utilizes the same basic model, but gives away free, legal music downloads instead of free long distance

About MPFree.com
MPFree.com gives its members the opportunity to earn free and legal music downloads for entering sweepstakes, taking surveys, trying new products and services, referring friends or taking advantage of other special offers from national advertisers. www.MPFree.com offers more than 500,000 free tracks from artists across all genres and from all of the major record labels. MPFree was founded by the same group of entrepreneurs who own and operate www.PhoneHog.com, the worlds largest telecommunications rewards program.

Philip Nadel, President
Phone: (561) 852-7377, ext. 201
FAX: (561) 852-3630

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