Ask Siri to Play the Top Song for Any Date [Update]

· Bryan Chaffin · Quick Tip

Ask Siri to play the top song from a given date

“A Horse with No Name,” by America was the #1 song on April 3rd, 1972—I know this because I randomly picked that date to test this tip: ask Siri to play the top song from any given date, and you can be as specific as you want. [Updated to note that it requires an Apple Music subscription.]

Apple Music in the Running for Prince Documentary, Unaired Concert Video

· Jeff Gamet · News

Prince albums on Apple Music in February - AP photo of Prince at the 46th Grammy Awards

Apple Music is among the streaming services in the running for exclusive rights to unaired Prince concert footage from 1983 and content for a Prince documentary. The content is related to Prince’s Purple Rain movie and album, and could be a big win for the service that scores the deal.

Prince Joins Apple Music, Ends Tidal-only Streaming

· Jeff Gamet · News

Prince streaming on Apple Music

The rumors about Prince’s works coming to Apple Music during the Grammys proved to be true. His albums joined Apple’s streaming music service on Sunday, finally letting us party like it’s 1999.

The iPhone's Future, Prince and Streaming Music - TMO Daily Observations 2017-02-01

· Jeff Gamet · The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast

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Apple made truck loads of money during its first fiscal quarter for 2017, but that wasn’t the only news from yesterday’s earning report. John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Tim Cook saying the iPhone hasn’t reached maturity yet, plus they look at the news that Prince’s music is coming to Apple Music.

Prince Coming to Apple Music, Spotify

· Jeff Gamet · News

Prince albums on Apple Music in February - AP photo of Prince at the 46th Grammy Awards

It looks like Prince may be streaming on Apple Music and other services soon. An industry insider says deals are in place for the iconic artist’s work to stream on more than just Tidal starting on February 12.