Just type the Artist, Album or Track name that you are interested in to the 'Search' box situated towards the top right of every page then click the 'Search' button.
You can search all of the MP3s that are available or filter your search by 'MP3 Tracks' or 'MP3 Albums'.
You can browse all the 'New Releases & Best Sellers', 'Top Offers', Pre-orders, Deals, Charts and much more on the MP3 home page. Just hover over 'Music' in the main navigation and select 'MP3' from the drop down menu.
Alternatively if you click on the 'MP3' store button in the top right of the 'Music' home page then there is a list of 'Charts', 'Genres' and 'Collections' to browse through.
Most tracks that are available to download on the Sainsbury's Entertainment site can be previewed before you buy. Click on the 'Play' button to the left of the track that you wish to hear. If you wish to listen to a sample of every track on the album then you can with one click – just click the 'Preview All Tracks' button to the top right of the track list.
Sainsbury’s Entertainment offers certain titles as pre-orders so that you can be one of the first to download a track or album as soon as it is released.
Purchasing a pre-order is just the same as buying any other music download file apart from when you complete the checkout process you will not receive a file for download but a record of your pre-order will be made in your ‘My Account’ section under ‘Outstanding orders’.
Two hours before the pre-order becomes available for purchase you will be sent an email reminder. As soon as the pre-order becomes available you can visit ‘Order History’ in your ‘My Account’ section and click the download button to download the track or album via your Download Manager.
Any album containing tracks with strong language, reference to acts of violence, sex or drug abuse will have the term 'Explicit Lyrics' in the product's title, sub-title or on the products details page. The 'Explicit Lyric' information is provided by the content owners and their warning will always be displayed by Sainsbury's Entertainment if provided.
In most cases the content owners will also add a Parental Advisory 'sticker' to the album artwork.Return to the top of page
Once you have found the Album(s) or Track(s) that you wish to purchase click the 'Buy' or 'Pre-order' button that is relevant to the product that you would like to purchase to add it to your basket.
Once you have everything that you wish to buy, click the 'Checkout' button and follow the simple checkout process. This will include registering with the Sainsbury's Entertainment site the first time that your purchase. On subsequent visits you will just be asked to log in.
At present you are only able to redeem eVouchers issued by the Sainsbury’s Entertainment website, vouchers from Sainsbury's Stores or www.sainsburys.co.uk are not accepted.Return to the top of page
The Sainsbury's MP3 Download Manager helps you to download and manage digital files.
It can even add your purchases to iTunes so that you next time you 'sync' your iPod your files will be right there.
During the checkout process you will be taken through the installation of the Sainsbury's Download Manager. This should only take a few moments.
The Sainsbury's Download Manager is a light application that is simple and easy to install.
In order to run it on your PC or Mac you will need 'Adobe Flash Player'. If you do a lot of internet browsing then you will probably already have it but if not you can install it FREE from Adobe.System requirements
Until you click on the ‘History’ tab or log out of the Download Manager all completed downloads remain in the ‘Downloads’ tab.
You will be able to view a complete history of everything that you have downloaded under the 'History' Tab.Controls
Do not worry, should your PC or Mac crash, lose power or internet connection whilst you are downloading a file - the Download Manager will pick up for where it left off before the download process was interrupted.
Currently you are unable to download directly to a mobile device, however you can download to your PC or Mac and then upload to your device using iTunes, Zune or your preferred device manager.Return to the top of page
All Sainsbury's entertainment tracks are standard MP3 format and compatible with the vast majority of media players, such as Windows Media Player, iTunes, Zune and Real Player and most devices including iPods, Android, Windows and Blackberry mobile phones.
To play the tracks, navigate to them in the normal way using your preferred media player.
If you do not have iTunes installed then you will be able to play tracks through the Download Manager by clicking the play button to the right of each track.Return to the top of page
If you have iTunes installed all music downloads will be saved into your 'iTunes Media' folder and you will be able to access them via iTunes.
If you do not have iTunes installed then your music downloads will be saved into the default 'Sainsburys_Entertainment_MP3' folder in your user directory, unless you changed the default save location in your Download Manager settings.
You can locate your music downloads by launching the Sainsbury's Download Manager, Logging in, using your Sainsbury's Entertainment User Name and Password and clicking the 'Show Downloads Folder' button.
To change the folder into which your downloads are saved just launch the Sainsbury's Download Manager, Log in using your Sainsbury's Entertainment User Name and Password and click the 'Settings' link located in the top right of the Download Manager. Please note that you will not be able to edit your settings whilst downloading a file.
The folder in which your files are saved is listed under 'Current downloads folder' click the 'Change folder' button and browse to and select the folder in which you would like your files to be saved.
If you select the option to 'Add to iTunes automatically' then all files will be downloaded to your iTunes Media folder.
If you have iTunes 9 or later installed before you install the Sainsbury's MP3 Download Manager then your downloads will automatically be added to your 'iTunes Media' folder so that they can be accessed by iTunes.
If you installed iTunes after you downloaded the Sainsbury's MP3 Download Manager then you will need to edit your settings:
All music on Sainsbury's Entertainment is DRM Free (Digital Rights Management). This means that your use of the files that you download will not be restricted. You may copy, transfer or burn files to a CD for your personal use. However, all downloads provided by Sainsbury's Entertainment are copyrighted which means that the distribution and sharing of files is prohibited. We 'Watermark' all our files to protect against illegal copying and distribution.Return to the top of page
Our Entertainment Team are here to help!
The Entertainment Team can be contacted on: 0800 328 1700.
We are open 7 days a week (8.00am – 8.00pm).
Alternatively add your details to the 'Contact Us' page or send an email to email@example.com
We look forward to hearing from you!