tryfan writes "Seems that CBS's buyout of Last.Fm has resulted in someting rather spectacular: yesterday a deal was announced that will make the Sony BMG's music catalogue legally available to Last.Fm listeners:
"Last.fm strikes Sony music deal
Last.fm connects users who share the same music tastes
Fans of the Foo fighters, Kings of Leon or Natasha Bedingfield will soon be able to listen to their music through the social music site Last.fm. The service, bought in May for $280m (£140m) by CBS Corporation, has signed a deal with the Sony BMG record label. The partnership will give the web 2.0 service's 20 million users access to the entire Sony catalogue of music.""