Microsoft is giving Windows 10 users 10 free full music albums for the holidays

Microsoft has a Groove-y giveaway for music fans rocking Windows 10 in the US. The company picked ten albums from 2015 to offer for free through the Windows Store. The selection of albums is almost exclusively made up of artists from Universal Music Group, including James Bay, Selena Gomez and Ellie Goulding.

Each album is offered separately, which means that if you want all 10, you’ll have to use the free offers one at a time. Any albums you use in the Windows Store are immediately downloaded to your PC through the Windows 10 Groove app.

The selection of albums includes:

Microsoft says the offer is only available for a limited time, but didn’t say when it will expire.


The impact on you at home: Free music is always worth tapping into and is a great way to find new artists you’ve never heard before. than you might otherwise. Groove is a nice modern UI music player, but if it’s just not your favorite player, you can find all your free downloaded music files in Music > Purchases.