By Noah Rothstein

Amazon Prime Day is right around the corner, starting Monday, June 21 and ending Tuesday, June 22.

Prime Day will include a three-part special featuring multi-award-winning artists Billie Eilish, H.E.R., and Kid Cudi in an immersive musical experience.

Amazon is offering epic streaming and video deals for Prime Day 2021. For just 99 cents a month, Prime members can subscribe to streaming services such as AMC+, Paramount+, Epix, Discovery+, and many more for up to two months.

Yes, Paramount+ is included in the markdowns, so anyone looking to watch the iCarly reboot for a dose of mid-2000s nostalgia is in luck. The Paramount+ offerings span many other genres as well, including crime dramas such as Blue Bloods. Sci-fi fans can enjoy a selection of Star Trek films available for streaming. 

The Paramount+ deal is available now and will last through this year’s Prime Day event.

Amazon will also encourage its users to support small businesses by giving a $10 credit on Prime Day to those who spend $10 on products from small businesses from June 7 to June 20.

Consumers can save 50% off their first Twitch channel subscription as a Prime member, as well as up to 50% on Amazon devices.

Amazon Prime members can get six free months of Amazon Music Unlimited with the purchase of select Echo devices. However, those devices are barely discounted at the moment. Wait for June 21, and consumers will likely see much lower prices on the Amazon device of their choice, and the freebie offer is good through June 22. 

Don’t need another Echo? No problem: Amazon offers four free months of Amazon Music Unlimited to new subscribers, no purchase necessary.

Prime members can save 25% on Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit Mario and Luigi editions from Nintendo, up to 50% on Fire tablets and accessory bundles, including the all-new Fire HD 10 ($80) and Fire HD 8 Kids ($70), 40% on Ring devices including the Ring Video Doorbell Wired ($45) and Ring Alarm five-piece kit ($120), and more.

Many other deals can be found at

Since 2015, Prime Day has usually been scheduled for July. However, Amazon pushed Prime Day to October last year, and this year it decided to schedule the day of deals a month earlier.

Some experts pointed out that pushing the event to June places the sale in the second quarter, a typically slow time for retailers. Amazon faces the challenge of maintaining sales seen in 2020 as many consumers switched to online purchases due to lockdowns and fears about brick-and-mortar shopping as the pandemic spread.