Apple Music Replay lets you see the top songs, artists, and albums you’ve listened to this year. Here’s where to find it and download it.
Spotify users have been sharing their #spotifywrapped playlists of 2019, and teasing Apple Music subscribers at the same time.
In the first ever Apple Music Awards Billie Eilish was named Global Artist of the Year and she will have a concert at the Steve Jobs Theater.
Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join host Kelly Guimont to discuss Apple’s new Music For Business service and upcoming Black Friday deals.
Apple is known for tackling the grandest of human challenges: best-of-class computational tools, responsible manufacturing, equal rights and respect for all, powerful story telling, privacy, security, and great planetary stewardship. Elevator music isn’t a worthy endeavor.
Apple not only wants to provide music for consumers but also businesses in the form of muzak. It has 25 clients so far.
An Apple services bundle, comprising of TV+, Music, News+ and perhaps other services may be on its way as soon as next year.
People that are on the US$4.99/mo Apple Music student plan will also get a free subscription to Apple TV+.
Spotify announced that it reached 113 million paid subscribers around the world, and it’s growing twice as fast as Apple Music.
We continue to feel very good about our competitive position in the market. Relative to Apple, the publicly available data shows that we are adding roughly twice as many subscribers per month as they are. Additionally, we believe that our monthly engagement is roughly 2x as high and our churn is at half the rate.
Apple made a huge fuss about bringing about the end of iTunes, but app subscriptions are still managed in Apple Music.
Beats 1 DJ Zane Lowe talks about where Apple Music is headed in a new interview. When it comes to Beats 1, Apples radio show, the team found something interesting.
It turns out users are four times more likely to complete an album if they’d pre-added it to their collection, 1.5 times more likely to listen to it again and they listen to music four times longer than other Apple Music subscribers. In short, Apple is trying to build a better hype machine than its rivals to counteract the popular, but depersonalised playlists that have come to dominate music streaming.
Apple is reportedly in talks with record labels about creating an Apple services bundle for Apple Music and Apple TV+ for one flat fee.
Moving from Spotify to Apple Music? SongShift for iOS is an easy way to transfer your entire music library from one service to another.
iOS 13 added live lyrics to Apple Music, and Apple recently added a Lyrics to Live By video series from musicians.
Apple has released iOS 13.1 today with new AirDrop features, Share ETA in Apple Maps, and more, such as patches for security issues.
Charlotte Henry and Dave Hamilton join host Kelly Guimont to talk about the latest web interface from Apple, and voice assistant points of view.
Apple is starting to get the hang of what being a services company really means. Charlotte and I have wrote about unofficial web players for Apple Music, and now Apple is beta testing an official one.
To use the new Apple Music web version, subscribers can visit the link beta.music.apple.com and sign in with their Apple ID.
At launch, the service includes many core features, like searching and playing songs from the Apple Music catalog, searching and playing songs from your library (if Sync Library is enabled), accessing your playlists and more.
Spotify is giving users the first three months of a Premium plan for free, bringing it in-line with Apple Music’s offer.
Today Apple Music launches the Shazam Discovery Top 50 playlist, which is a weekly global ranking of 50 trending artists.
The chart will be updated every Tuesday and is exclusively available to stream on Apple Music. Artists at the top of the first list include Ohana Bam, A$ton Wyld, Tones and I and Regard…The chart ranks songs that are trending in the U.S. and “over 10 countries”; artists from more countries will be featured soon.
Sounds cool but I hope it’s not filled with hip-hop, because that seems to be Apple Music’s focus.
Apple Digital Masters is a new initiative that combines all of the Mastered for iTunes music into one global catalog.