Topic: Apple Music
02/09/2017, 02:02 pm
Apple executives have received high placings in Billboard's 2017 Power 100, a list of the major players in the music industry, with Eddy Cue, Jimmy Iovine, and Robert Kondrk sharing fourth place behind the chief executives of Live Nation, Universal Music, and Spotify.
02/09/2017, 01:02 pm
Customers who have been waiting months for Apple's delayed BeatsX earbuds will be given a consolation: three free months of Apple Music streaming.
02/07/2017, 02:02 pm
A new interview with Apple Music executive Jimmy Iovine discusses what led the executive to join the Apple Music project and the challenging times ahead for both streaming services, and the recording industry.
02/02/2017, 03:02 pm
Apple on Thursday confirmed the hiring of Steve Savoca, once in charge of Spotify's label relations, as it looks to equip Apple Music and/or iTunes with a more competitive catalog.
01/31/2017, 09:01 pm
More than 19 months after Prince pulled his songs from all streaming music services save for Jay-Z's Tidal, the musician's estate is set to release a selection of top hits to Apple Music and other providers on Feb. 12, according to reports.
01/31/2017, 05:01 pm
Apple's earnings once again broke records for the company, but Services stands out, earning the company $7.17 billion just on Apple Pay, digital content, and others.
01/31/2017, 03:01 pm
Song plays on Pandora are now contributing to how songs rank on Billboard's famous music charts, putting the streaming service in the same league as rivals like Spotify, Google, and Apple Music.
01/20/2017, 04:01 pm
Record labels are getting a better deal on streaming music royalties with Apple than major rival Spotify, according to a report, with Apple Music streaming rates claimed to be nearly double what is paid out by its main competition.
01/18/2017, 12:01 pm
Boosting its streaming sports-related programming, Apple has added the CBS Sports Radio syndicated radio channel to Apple Music.
01/17/2017, 01:01 pm
The trio of Apple Music leads sat down in an interview to discuss the evolution of the service after 18 months, working with Apple, and how the music industry will have to adapt in the next decade.
01/16/2017, 09:01 am
Responding to reports that Apple Music content will expand further into full-length movies and TV shows, a key executive with the service -- Jimmy Iovine -- said over the weekend that Apple is willing to do "whatever hits popular culture smack on the nose" in order to differentiate itself.
01/13/2017, 09:01 am
One of Apple's competitors in the music space, Pandora, has announced plans to lay off 7 percent of its U.S. workers -- excluding those at Ticketfly -- despite improvements in its paid subscriber base, and plans to launch on-demand streaming.
01/12/2017, 08:01 am
In the wake of "Carpool Karaoke" and "Planet of the Apps," a new report suggests that Apple may be looking at expanding unique scripted content, to draw users to the iTunes and iPhone ecosystems, and boost Apple Music subscriptions
01/09/2017, 04:01 pm
The Carpool Karaoke segment introduced to the U.S. on The Late Late Show With James Corden will appear exclusively on Apple Music, and will feature Metallica, John Legend, Alicia Keys, and Ariana Grande in four of sixteen contracted episodes.
12/30/2016, 12:12 pm
Apple Music was the ninth-most popular smartphone app in the U.S. this year in terms of average unique users, according to new Nielsen research data, despite it being heavily iOS-focused and of less use without a paid subscription.
12/22/2016, 05:12 pm
Apple Music executives Jimmy Iovine and Larry Jackson adopted a defensive tone in parts of an interview published on Thursday, working to explain things like the fallout of a Frank Ocean deal, and why Kanye West's "The Life of Pablo" became a short-term Tidal exclusive.
12/15/2016, 10:12 am
With nearly every version of iOS since Apple Music rolled out in 2015, the company has been tweaking the user interface in a bid to make things easier for users -- and iOS 10.2 is no exception.
12/14/2016, 11:12 am
In the U.S. at least, Apple has greatly expanded its universal search feature for the fourth-generation Apple TV, most notably adding support for its own Apple Music.
12/09/2016, 03:12 pm
Alexander Dunn's documentary "808: The Movie" focusing on the legendary Roland-808 drum machine has been released exclusively on Apple Music, and will be available for download or rent on the iTunes Movie store on Dec. 16.
12/06/2016, 10:12 pm
After picking up technology and staff from defunct streaming service Rdio in 2015, streaming music giant Pandora on Tuesday officially announced its own on-demand product that will take on Apple Music and Spotify when it launches next year.