Eddy Cue said today that Apple Music has 60 million subscribers worldwide. Beats 1 also has “tens of millions of listeners.”
Charlotte Henry and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss a new approach to fighting robocalls and Spotify’s complaint against Apple.
macOS Catalina will turn iTunes into Music and add Podcasts and Apple TV apps. This means that media file locations will be a bit different.
Square Enix has released every Final Fantasy soundtrack on Apple Music and Spotify. Search for “Final Fantasy original soundtrack.”
There’s been no mention of it on Square Enix’s social media channels, even the Final Fantasy-specific one. But it likely has to do with a special concert being given this week for FF VII, the remake of which is almost certain to appear at E3. I’ve listened to a few tracks and it all seems legit. The only thing is that many of the titles are in Japanese — so it might be difficult to pick out your favorite character’s theme or what have you if you don’t, you know, speak that language.
Next week Apple Music is hosting a Tyler The Creator concert in Los Angeles, California. It will be a free event for people aged 16 and older.
A recently updated Apple support page shows that Apple Music for Alexa is now available for Australian customers.
Apple has released the iOS 12.3 update, much of which is focused on a new TV app that the company introduced in its March keynote.
Google’s premium music service continues to trail Apple Music and Spotify – YouTube Music has significantly fewer subscribers than its rivals.
Apple hired former YouTube employee Lindsay Rothschild as Head of Creative Services, Music Publishing for North America.
The European Union is launching an Apple Music probe after Spotify accuses Apple of antitrust since it owns both Apple Music and the App Store.
LA art-rock band Tool had previously resisted being on streaming services, but now it has profiles on both Apple Music and Spotify.
Music streaming service Spotify now has 100 million subscribers, twice amount the Apple Music has, and 217 million users worldwide.
Beyoncé’s Lemonade album is available on Apple Music, as well as Spotify and Deezer, for the first time since its release in 2016.
Wiz Khalifa will be launching a documentary series for Apple Music on April 17, called “Wiz Khalifa: Behind the Cam.”
Andrew Orr and Charlotte Henry join host Kelly Guimont to discuss Apple Music/Spotify subscriptions, and new hires in Special Projects.
The number of Apple Music paid subscribers have overtaken Spotify in the United States, with the former reaching 28 million.
A redesign of the Apple Music Browse section is rolling out. You’ll see more content up front so you won’t have to tap as much.
It may not be a rebirth of iTunes Music Festival, but Apple has announced a live concert series to be held in Italy called Apple Music Live.
Apple Music has launched a multi-lingual playlist called Suave. It’s a global R&B playlist with songs in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Amazon Fire TV Apple Music launches today. The move follows Apple Music’s launch on the Amazon Echo last year.