Music lovers, this week's CNET Crave giveaway is for you. This time, five lucky winners will receive a yearlong subscription to Slacker Radio Plus, which Slacker is offering to CNET readers in celebration of having its service on the BlackBerry named an April 2009 CNET Editors' Choice winner.
To win, you don't have to have a BlackBerry or use Slacker Radio. The prize is good for Slacker's streaming-Internet radio in all its destinations: on the Internet, BlackBerry, iPhone, Slacker's portable G2 player, and on the Sony Brazia TV, Logitech Squeezebox Duet, or Logitech Squeezebox Boom.
Slacker's premium Radio Plus service nixes the ads and includes song lyrics, a new Mini Mode, unlimited skips (versus a six-skip limit per hour, per station), and unlimited song requests (versus 20 per station).
So, how do you attempt to win a year of Slacker Radio Plus? Good question, and a perfect segue to lay out the basic rules. Don't skip these, or you may not win.
- Age. You must be 18 years of age or older.
- Register as a CNET user. Go to the top of this page and hit the "Join CNET" link to start the registration process. If you're already registered, no need to register again.
- Leave a comment below. You can leave any comment you want. If it's funny or insightful it won't help you win, but we're trying to have fun here, so anything entertaining is appreciated.
- Leave only one comment. You may only enter this specific giveaway once. If you enter more than one comment, you will be automatically disqualified.
- Register for Slacker Radio. You must have the free, basic Slacker Radio account to win Slacker Radio Plus.
- Winners will be chosen randomly. The five (5) winners will receive one (1) year of Slacker's Radio Plus service. Approximate retail value is $50 based on a $3.99 per month subscription fee.
- If you are chosen, you will be notified via e-mail. Winners must respond within three days of the end of the contest. If you do not respond within that period, another winner will be chosen.
- Entries can be submitted until Monday, May 18, at 12 p.m. EDT.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. MUST BE LEGAL RESIDENT OF ONE OF THE 50 UNITED STATES OR D.C., 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT DATE OF ENTRY INTO SWEEPSTAKES. VOID IN PUERTO RICO, ALL U.S. TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS AND WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Sweepstakes ends at 11:59:59 a.m. EDT on May 18, 2009. See official rules for details.
Good luck. Now may the entries begin!