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Topic: Apple Music

Apple Music to get more intuitive UI, expanded Beats 1 radio, 'marketing blitz' at WWDC

05/04/2016, 08:05 am

A year after its debut, Apple's $10-per-month music streaming service is reportedly set for a major overhaul at the company's annual Worldwide Developers Conference, including a shakeup to its user interface aimed at making it easier to use.

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Drake says new album's Apple Music exclusivity just one week long

04/29/2016, 10:04 am

Although Drake's new album Views From the 6 is launching today as an Apple Music exclusive, that exclusivity period is just one week long, according to the rapper.

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Apple Music for Android gets music video support, family membership option

04/28/2016, 04:04 pm

Apple on Thursday pushed out an update for the Android version of Apple Music, delivering support for music video playback and new billing options for families.

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Apple Music surpasses 13M paid subscribers on strong services growth

04/26/2016, 05:04 pm

During Apple's quarterly earnings conference call on Tuesday, CEO Tim Cook revealed Apple Music now serves more than 13 million paying subscribers, adding two million customers in as many months.

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Apple Music to sponsor Drake's 'Summer Sixteen' tour

04/25/2016, 02:04 pm

Rapper Drake on Monday announced his upcoming "Summer Sixteen" tour, notably highlighting Apple Music as a sponsor -- the first time Apple Music is believed to have backed any concert tour.

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Apple honors Prince on Twitter, Tidal takes opportunity to push exclusive streaming catalog

04/21/2016, 06:04 pm

Apple and Beats executives tweeted messages in tribute of legendary musician Prince, who passed away on Thursday, while Tidal took the opportunity to advertise its exclusive streaming rights to the musician's catalog.

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Piper Jaffray: Apple saw massive 60% gross margin on services in 2015, to grow in 2017

04/19/2016, 07:04 pm

Pulling data from Apple's December 2015 earnings report, investment bank Piper Jaffray estimates gross margins on the company's rarely discussed services business could be above 60 percent. And that figure is expected to grow.

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Apple working to promote Apple Music with superstar 'family,' album-like approach

04/18/2016, 11:04 am

Apple's marketing strategy for its nascent music streaming service is inspired by the music industry itself, the company revealed on Monday alongside a new one-minute spot featuring pop sensation Taylor Swift.

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Apple Music scores another big exclusive with Drake's 'Views From the 6' album

04/11/2016, 12:04 pm

The tight relationship between Apple and Drake is set to continue with the release of the hip-hop star's newest album, Views From the 6, which will be an Apple Music exclusive when it drops on April 29.

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Apple celebrates 40 years of business with ad-inspired music playlist

04/05/2016, 12:04 pm

Apple continued its 40th anniversary celebration Tuesday with the release of a new Apple Music playlist that collates songs featured in and inspired by the company's colorful advertising history.

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Taylor Swift turns to promoting Apple Music's curated playlists in new video ad

04/01/2016, 10:04 am

Once having threatened to boycott the service, pop singer Taylor Swift on Friday appeared in a video ad for Apple Music, showcasing the service's curated playlists.

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Reversing track, Kanye West's full 'Life of Pablo' may come to Apple Music on Friday

03/31/2016, 12:03 pm

Despite earlier promises by the rapper, Kanye West's complete The Life of Pablo album should appear on Apple Music and Spotify on April 1, a report said on Thursday.

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After 1 year, Tidal reaches 3M paid subscribers, well behind Apple Music's 11M

03/29/2016, 03:03 pm

Subscription music streaming service Tidal announced Tuesday that it has 3 million paid subscribers who signed on in its first year of availability, a number that lags behind the likes of Apple Music and Spotify.

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SoundCloud launches Go subscription service with more content & offline caching

03/29/2016, 01:03 pm

SoundCloud on Tuesday announced the immediate launch of Go, a subscription streaming service set to compete with Apple Music, promising perks on top of its regular free listening options.

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Kanye West changes his tune, releases a single track from new album on Apple Music

03/28/2016, 10:03 am

After vowing to never bring his latest creation, "The Life of Pablo," to Apple Music, Kanye West has released a single track from the hit album on streaming services, including Apple's own.

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Apple Music for Android update introduces home screen widget

03/24/2016, 07:03 pm

In continued efforts to improve its flagship Android app, Apple pushed out an update to Apple Music on Thursday that, among other improvements, builds in a home screen widget for playback control.

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Six-part Vice video documentary 'The Score' premieres on Apple Music

03/23/2016, 01:03 pm

Apple Music is this week launching an exclusive six-part Vice documentary, The Score, bolstering the amount of video content on the fledgling streaming service.

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Streaming music usurps digital downloads for first time in 2015, RIAA says

03/22/2016, 06:03 pm

In 2015, streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music generated $2.4 billion for the wider U.S. music industry to surpass sales from digital stores like iTunes, according to new data from the Recording Industry Association of America.

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Apple, Dubset Media sign deal enabling more mix/remix content on Apple Music

03/15/2016, 11:03 am

Apple has reportedly forged a deal with a distributor, Dubset Media Holdings, that will allow Apple Music to host more remixes, mashups, and full-length DJ mixes.

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Beats 1 radio DJ Zane Lowe discusses Apple, personal history in new interview

03/14/2016, 09:03 pm

Zane Lowe, the high-profile DJ tapped to head up Apple's breakthrough Beats 1 radio station, in a recent interview discussed how his work at MTV and the BBC influenced Apple Music's streaming division.

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