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Topic: Apple Music

Katy Perry debuts new single exclusive to Apple Music & iTunes

07/15/2016, 11:07 am

Breaking a relatively long musical hiatus, pop singer Katy Perry on Friday released a new single, "Rise," currently available exclusively on Apple Music and iTunes.

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Eddy Cue: Apple not trying to compete with Netflix or Comcast, seeking to be a delivery platform instead

07/14/2016, 12:07 pm

In an interview published on Thursday, Eddy Cue -- Apple's senior VP of Internet Software and Services -- dismissed any interest in the company creating its own TV shows, and addressed other topics like "skinny" channel bundles and a rumored interest in buying Time Warner.

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Sources split on alleged acquisition talks between Apple and Tidal

07/01/2016, 12:07 pm

Two newer claims differ on whether Apple is in talks about possibly acquiring Tidal, one of its rivals in the streaming music space.

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Apple reportedly mulling Tidal acquisition for access to exclusive content

06/30/2016, 06:06 pm

A shaky rumor on Thursday claims Apple is in early talks to acquire Tidal, the music streaming service and Apple Music competitor purchased by rapper Jay-Z in 2015.

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Apple and NASA collaborate on Jupiter-themed short film 'Visions of Harmony'

06/30/2016, 05:06 pm

To commemorate the impending arrival of NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter, Apple and the space agency released a new short film on iTunes and Apple Music on Thursday featuring original music by artists like Weezer and Nine Inch Nails frontman and Apple executive Trent Reznor.

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Spotify says Apple rejected update over App Store policies, 'causing grave harm' to service

06/30/2016, 01:06 pm

Apple Music competitor Spotify has accused Apple of rejecting an update to its official iOS app, claiming that the iPhone maker has exhibited "a troubling pattern of behavior" that's anti-competitive.

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Apple Music banks on content creation to win artist exclusives

06/28/2016, 08:06 pm

Operating in the background of the music industry's slow pivot to streaming distribution, Apple is quietly financing music videos, documentaries and other unique opportunities in hopes of scoring fresh exclusives for Apple Music.

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Dreezy's debut full-length to launch as one-week Apple Music exclusive

06/27/2016, 01:06 pm

The first full-length album by up-and-coming rapper Dreezy, No Hard Feelings, will launch as a temporary Apple Music exclusive on July 15, according to Interscope Records.

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Adele's '25' hits Apple Music, Spotify, other streaming services

06/24/2016, 12:06 am

Grammy Award-winner Adele's latest album, "25," was made available for streaming through a variety of services at midnight on Friday, including Apple Music and Spotify, some seven months after initial release.

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Apple Music coming soon to South Korea, local music organization says

06/23/2016, 04:06 pm

Apple could be on the verge of filling a major hole in its Apple Music international coverage, as reports on Thursday claim contracts have been signed to bring the streaming service to South Korea.

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Video: See how Apple Music in iOS 10 has been redesigned from the ground up

06/17/2016, 11:06 am

Music selection and discovery will get easier for 15 million paying Apple Music subscribers with this fall's launch of iOS 10. Here's a closer look at the big changes coming soon to iPhone and iPad.

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Apple's Trent Reznor says YouTube built on stolen content, pushes Apple Music

06/15/2016, 09:06 pm

Rockstar-cum-Apple executive Trent Reznor spoke out against YouTube this week, calling the free streaming platform "disingenuous" and a problem for musicians looking to earn a living, a problem solved by Apple Music's subscription sales model.

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Apple Maps opens up to developers with extensions, Apple Music gets redesign in iOS 10

06/13/2016, 02:06 pm

Apple's Maps and Music services will gain new functionality and and new looks with the upcoming launch of iOS 10, the company announced at WWDC on Monday. In particular, Maps will gain in-app functionality with third-party extensions, while Music has a cleaner design that simplifies playback and discovery.

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Report insists Apple 'keeping options open' on phasing out iTunes downloads

06/08/2016, 12:06 pm

Despite vocal denials by the company, Apple is still considering phasing out iTunes music downloads in favor of streaming services, a new report claims.

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NBC Sports Radio live streaming station added to Apple Music

06/07/2016, 12:06 pm

Apple's internet radio options expanded on Tuesday with the addition of NBC Sports Radio, a 24-hour live station with high-profile sports talk personalities.

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Apple Music launches fashion channel curated by designer Alexander Wang

06/06/2016, 07:06 pm

Further blurring the line between technology and high fashion, Apple on Monday added the Apple Music Fashion channel to its streaming platform containing songs curated by noted designer -- and music aficionado -- Alexander Wang.

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New Apple Music ads feature DJ Khaled, Naomi Campbell & Ray Liotta

06/06/2016, 02:06 pm

Apple over the weekend launched two new Apple Music ads, both featuring musician and Beats 1 show host DJ Khaled in the wake of his new single with Drake, "For Free."

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iCloud Music Library outage triggers error messages, disappearing libraries for Apple Music users

06/01/2016, 04:06 pm

A component of Apple Music, iCloud Music Library, was hit with extended downtime on Wednesday, causing numerous problems for people trying to play songs and albums.

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Apple Music-exclusive Chance the Rapper album debuts in Billboard's top 10

05/23/2016, 03:05 pm

Chance the Rapper's new album Coloring Book -- currently an Apple Music exclusive -- has reportedly become the first streaming exclusive to debut in top 10 of the Billboard 200 albums chart.

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Spotify matches Apple Music with improved $15 Family plan

05/23/2016, 01:05 pm

Looking to hold onto its dominance in the music streaming space, Spotify on Monday launched an upgraded Family plan, matching similar ones from Apple Music and Google Play.

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