(AP) -- BlackBerry maker Research in Motion says its music-sharing application for its popular messaging service will be available for downloading in the U.S., Canada and Australia within a day.
BBM Music allows BlackBerry users to select 50 songs from a catalog of millions of tracks for their personal playlists. BBM users can share songs from that list with friends who use the instant messaging service.
Research in Motion Ltd. said on its blog Wednesday morning that BBM Music is a social music service that will be available for downloading within 24 hours. More regions will be launched shortly. There is also a premium service that allows for more downloads for $4.99 a month.
RIM unveiled the service in August and has been testing it since.
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