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March 25, 2017
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Comments Off on What’s next for Apple Music and Beats 1: Original content, revamped apps, more Beats, live events & much more

What’s next for Apple Music and Beats 1: Original content, revamped apps, more Beats, live events & much more

Now at 20 million paid subscribers, what’s next for Apple Music and Beats 1? While major updates for the service might not be expected until iOS 11 with a likely unveiling at Apple’s WWDC event in June, Apple has a … Continue reading

March 17, 2017
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Chance the Rapper shares how much he made from exclusive Apple Music ‘Coloring Book’ deal

Much has been made about Apple’s efforts to obtain exclusive access to albums from select artists for Apple Music. Thus far, Apple Music has offered albums from artists like Drake, Chance the Rapper, Frank Ocean, and others ahead of other streaming … Continue reading

March 15, 2017
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Apple Music at SXSW: Live Beats 1 interviews, performances by The Chainsmokers, Vince Staples & more

While not as extensive as some of its past efforts have been, Apple is once again at this year’s South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas. This year, Apple Music has set up shop to host a variety of performances, interviews, and … Continue reading

February 13, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple shares first teaser for its upcoming Carpool Karaoke spin-off destined to Apple Music

Apple shares first teaser for its upcoming Carpool Karaoke spin-off destined to Apple Music

During The Grammys this evening, Apple debuted the first advertisement for its Carpool Karaoke spin-off. The ad gives the first look at the premise of Apple’s version of the hit concept, which originally appeared on The Late Late Show with James … Continue reading

February 1, 2017
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Prince’s music reportedly coming to Apple Music, other platforms on February 12

While Apple has been able to win over certain streaming service holdouts, one artist is still limited in streaming availability: Prince. According to report from The New York Post, however, that will soon change. The report claims that Prince’s Warner Music … Continue reading

January 21, 2017
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How-to: Share photos, videos & songs with Apple Music Connect & manage your artist profile

Apple Music Connect, which allows artists to share photos, videos and songs with their fans on Apple Music, has changed a bit since the introduction of iOS 10 back in September. The content artists upload now appears in different locations … Continue reading

December 7, 2016
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Comments Off on Apple releases annual ‘Best of’ lists highlighting top apps, movies, music, TV, and more of 2016

Apple releases annual ‘Best of’ lists highlighting top apps, movies, music, TV, and more of 2016

As it does every year, Apple today has put together its end-of-the-year “Best of” sections on the iTunes Store, App Store, and iBooks Store. The sections are meant to highlight the best content of the year across various categories. For instance, … Continue reading

November 30, 2016
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Apple Music exec Bozoma Saint John interviewed at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit

Apple Music exec Bozoma Saint John was in attendance Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit this evening. Saint John, who joined Apple through the Beats Music acquisition, has become one of the more vocal members of the Apple Music team and … Continue reading

November 23, 2016
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Apple Inks Apple Music Deal With Indian Ride-Hailing Company Ola

Apple has partnered with Indian ride-sharing company Ola to make Apple Music available to customers who order a ride, reports The Los Angeles Times. Apple Music, along with services from Sony, Fynd, and Audio Compass, will be incorporated into a … Continue reading

November 16, 2016
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Apple Music nabs exclusive streaming rights to star-studded ‘808’ documentary

Apple has secured exclusive first access rights to "808," a documentary film chronicling the impact the Roland TR-808 programmable drum machine had, and continues to have despite its discontinuation 33 years ago, on the music making world. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

November 8, 2016
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Apple Acquired Talent and Technology From Cloud-Based Music Provider Omnifone in August

Apple recently acquired technology from cloud-based music platform Omnifone and has hired more than a dozen former Omnifone employees, reports TechCrunch. Apple’s interest in Omnifone was first shared by MacRumors back in July, but could not be confirmed at the … Continue reading

November 5, 2016
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Comments Off on Record Bird keeps you up to date on artist new releases by scanning your Apple Music library

Record Bird keeps you up to date on artist new releases by scanning your Apple Music library

Record Bird is a free iPhone app that allows users to be informed about new and upcoming music releases from their favorite artists. And this week it was updated to add support for Apple Music, making it easier than ever … Continue reading

November 4, 2016
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Comments Off on Neil Young restores catalog to Apple Music, Spotify & other streaming services

Neil Young restores catalog to Apple Music, Spotify & other streaming services

Folk/rock artist Neil Young’s back catalog has returned to streaming music services including Apple Music, Deezer, and Spotify, a report noted on Friday, a little over a year after the musician declared a moratorium over audio quality issues. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

October 12, 2016
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Amazon Music Unlimited Launches With $3.99 Echo-Only Subscription Option

Amazon today launched Amazon Music Unlimited, its new standalone, on-demand streaming service. Amazon Music Unlimited is distinct from the company’s Prime-only music library, which offers access to “over a million songs.” By contrast, the new service promises access to “tens … Continue reading

September 26, 2016
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Comments Off on Drake launches Apple Music exclusive short film as Views becomes first album to hit 1 billion streams

Drake launches Apple Music exclusive short film as Views becomes first album to hit 1 billion streams

Having come a long way from the awkward Apple Music onstage presence at WWDC, Drake’s relationship with Apple has seemingly only been on the up and up for the entertainer. From releasing a surprise mixtape on iTunes last year, to an … Continue reading