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February 11, 2019
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Apple Music lures in Grammy watchers with extended trial for using Shazam

Continuing a recent Grammy-themed marketing campaign, Apple on Sunday offered new Apple Music subscribers an extended four-month trial for using Shazam during the night’s ceremonies. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 11, 2019
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Lady Gaga removes track featuring R. Kelly from Apple Music and iTunes amid sexual assault allegations

In what appears to be a response to a host of sexual assault allegations against hip-hop star R. Kelly, Lady Gaga this week pulled a collaborative track with the artist from Apple’s content distribution services. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 8, 2019
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Apple Music lyrics & search expanding to several new countries

Apple has today expanded its lyric search feature in Apple Music to several new countries. This feature lets users search for songs within Apple Music by simply typing a portion of the lyrics. The company is also expanding lyric availability … Continue reading

January 2, 2019
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Comments Off on Bent iPad Pros, an exploded iPhone XS Max, and Apple Music spreads to Alexa — Apple’s December 2018 in review

Bent iPad Pros, an exploded iPhone XS Max, and Apple Music spreads to Alexa — Apple’s December 2018 in review

Looking back at the last month of 2018, Apple revealed how its technology was literally saving lives. However, it also had to contend with lawsuits and a new PR misstep with its iPad Pro. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

December 13, 2018
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Apple Music removes ability for artists to post to Connect, posts removed from Artist Pages and For You

Apple Music Connect appears to slowly be going the way of iTunes Ping. Apple has started notifying Apple Music artists that it is removing the ability for artists to post content to Apple Music Connect, and previously posted Apple Music … Continue reading

December 12, 2018
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Apple offering discounts on HomePod to Apple Music subscribers as holiday promotion

Apple is currently sending out emails to Apple Music subscribers with promo codes to buy a brand new HomePod with a significant discount. So far, UK customers are receiving codes worth £50, bringing the price of a HomePod down to … Continue reading

December 7, 2018
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[Update: Spotify Wrapped now live] How to visualize your Apple Music listening history, including top songs, artists, and more

Thanks to GDPR, Apple now offers a way to view and download all of the data it has collected from you over the years. Australian developer Pat Murray has created an incredibly interesting tool that is able to visualize your … Continue reading

October 14, 2018
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New Apple Music features I hope are added in iOS 13 and macOS 10.15

I’ve been thinking a lot about new Apple Music features that I hope are coming in iOS 13 and macOS 10.14. Earlier this year, I wrote up an Apple Music vs. Spotify comparison that summed up exactly how I feel … Continue reading

September 24, 2018
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Here are some of the documentaries you can watch on Apple Music

Apple Music is of course an audio-first streaming service, but if you have time to kill, you can kick back and watch documentaries on musicians, producers, and other aspects of the biz. Here’s a roundup of some of the titles … Continue reading

September 8, 2018
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Apple Music now separates albums from singles & EPs on artist pages [updated]

Update: This feature appears to have been reverted for all users. It’s not clear why it was only available temporarily — hopefully it returns soon. Apple Music has updated to better separate content items on artist pages. Previously, Apple Music … Continue reading

August 17, 2018
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Comments Off on 24 Prince albums now available on Apple Music, including brand new compilation

24 Prince albums now available on Apple Music, including brand new compilation

Prince’s Warner Brothers catalog hit Apple Music early last year, but that left many of his albums missing. That’s been corrected today, thanks to an agreement between the Prince’s Estate and Sony Legacy Recordings … more… 9to5Mac

August 8, 2018
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Cook says Apple not in music streaming for the money, touts human content curation

Apple CEO Tim Cook recently sat down to discuss Apple Music and its place in the burgeoning music streaming world, once again touting the service’s human content curation as a key benefit over competitors like Spotify. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 1, 2018
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Comments Off on Drake breaks his own record as ‘Scorpion’ locks in 170M single-day streams on Apple Music

Drake breaks his own record as ‘Scorpion’ locks in 170M single-day streams on Apple Music

Drake’s has broken his own record with his new album ‘Scorpion,’ which now holds the title of the most streamed album in a single day. Apple told The Verge that Scorpion raked in more than 170 million streams during its … Continue reading