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Topic: Apple Music

Frank Ocean's new album to see release Friday as Apple Music exclusive

08/01/2016, 05:08 pm

Popular R&B singer Frank Ocean's hotly anticipated album "Boys Don't Cry" is reportedly set to release this Friday exclusively on Apple Music, the latest high-profile win for Apple's streaming service.

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Kanye West wants Apple to buy Tidal, calls for executive meeting

07/31/2016, 03:07 am

Rapper Kanye West in a minor tweet storm on Saturday called on Apple to purchase Apple Music competitor Tidal, saying he wants to put an end to the "beef" between the two streaming music providers.

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No charges filed in alleged gun threat involving Apple's Dr. Dre

07/26/2016, 04:07 pm

On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department confirmed that rapper, producer, and key Apple employee Dr. Dre was temporarily detained without charges while police investigated an alleged gun threat.

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Apple Music exclusive streaming venue for 'Carpool Karaoke' spinoff

07/26/2016, 04:07 pm

The Carpool Karaoke segment introduced to the U.S. on The Late Late Show With James Corden is being spun off from the parent show, with the new show streaming solely to Apple Music subscribers.

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Apple Music streaming videos added to T-Mobile Binge On unlimited data

07/26/2016, 09:07 am

T-Mobile U.S. on Tuesday added 16 more video streaming services to its unlimited data Binge On program, highlighted by Apple Music, ABC, Disney, DISH Anywhere, and Nat Geo TV.

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Apple buys out cloud music provider Omnifone [u]

07/20/2016, 04:07 pm

Apple has bought out "global music platform provider" Omnifone in a deal thought to be worth $10 million, a report said on Wednesday.

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Rapper Travis Scott confirms Apple Music deal ahead of new album release

07/19/2016, 03:07 am

Rapper Travis Scott on Monday confirmed inking a deal with Apple Music, suggesting his hotly anticipated third album, "Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight," might debut as an exclusive.

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Apple Music shifting to iTunes Match 'acoustic fingerprinting' method of song ID

07/18/2016, 03:07 pm

Changes are being made behind the scenes to iTunes Music's library matching and streaming algorithms, allowing for more accurate determination of what songs the user owns, and preventing inadvertent destruction of music libraries.

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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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