MTV is to launch two new music stores powered by Loudeye's OD2 Services.

MTV currently has digital music stores in the UK, France, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands. The new stores will be situated in Spain and Italy. The stores will feature localized content specific to each country

MTV Networks Europe VP Strategy & Development Graham Saxton said: "We are delighted to have renewed our successful partnership with Loudeye's OD2 services, an affiliate of nearly four years, during which time we have witnessed a period of significant growth in the digital music market. Through our partnership with OD2, and the expanded agreement announced today, we are able to ensure MTV is at the forefront of key music markets across Europe."

Loudeye president and general manager of international business operations Charles Grimsdale said: "MTV is one of our longest standing partners and we look forward to powering these additional stores for them throughout Europe."