Pandora to Offer Ad-Free Day Marking 10-Year Anniversary

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The streaming service said Sept. 9 will feature 24 hours without ads.

NEW YORK (AP) — Pandora will celebrate its 10-year anniversary with a day free of advertisements.

The streaming service said on Tuesday it will launch Listener Love Day, 24 hours without ads, on Sept. 9 .

Pandora currently offers a free subscription with ads and an ad-free subscription for $5 a month. Nearly 80 million listeners tune in each month.

In a statement, Pandora founder Tim Westergren said Listener Love Day is "a celebration of a decade of connecting music fans to the artists that matter to them."