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Topic: Apple Music

Apple Music passes 11M subscribers as iCloud hits 782M users

02/12/2016, 05:02 pm

During a wide-ranging interview published on Friday, Apple executives Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi revealed fresh statistics on the company's various internet services like Apple Music, which now boasts more than 11 million paying subscribers.

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First Apple Music TV series to star Dr. Dre, will feature 'no shortage of violence and sex'

02/12/2016, 01:02 pm

Apple is reportedly set to get into the original content business, competing with the likes of HBO, Netflix, Amazon and others, with a new TV show starring one of its own employees: Dr. Dre.

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Apple Music and Sonos launch collaborative ad campaign touting benefits of music

02/10/2016, 07:02 pm

In conjunction with Apple Music's introduction to the Sonos connected speaker platform, the two companies teamed up to create a comprehensive ad campaign highlighting the scientific benefits of listening to music out loud.

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Apple Music to go live on Sonos connected speakers tomorrow

02/09/2016, 06:02 pm

After month of waiting, Apple Music subscribers who are also invested in the Sonos speaker ecosystem will finally get native access to Apple's streaming music service on Wednesday, a report said Tuesday.

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Apple sneaks into several Super Bowl 50 commercials

02/08/2016, 01:02 am

Apple didn't buy airtime during America's National Football League 2016 Super Bowl, but some of its products did turn up playing a cameo role in a variety of commercials.

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Apple CEO hints at more cross-platform services, says iPad revenue will rebound by year's end

02/04/2016, 04:02 pm

Speaking at a recent internal "town hall" event, Apple CEO Tim Cook hinted that services beyond Apple Music might soon make the leap to additional platforms, like Android.

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Apple Music update lets Android users save songs to SD cards

02/03/2016, 07:02 pm

Apple in an update to the Android version of Apple Music on Wednesday added the ability to save downloaded songs to an SD card, greatly increasing the offline listening library capacities for phones running Google mobile operating system.

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Apple Music search stops working for many users

02/01/2016, 09:02 am

Apple Music's search feature was down for many subscribers on Monday, leaving much of the service impractical to use.

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Apple merges iTunes Radio channels into Apple Music, Beats 1 now lone free-to-stream service

01/29/2016, 01:01 am

As announced earlier this month, Apple on Friday discontinued free access to ad-supported iTunes Radio channels, folding the content into Apple Music as part of a broader push to grow adoption of its subscription service.

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After abandoning iAd revenue, Apple Inc can reintroduce an ad-free internet

01/18/2016, 01:01 am

Apple's five year effort to radically enhance iOS app advertising with its own ad sales has now been scuttled. That opens the door for an even more radical rethinking of how to monetize apps and Internet services, one that is clearly differentiated from the incessant adware associated with Android, Windows and the open web.

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This week on AppleInsider: New betas, iAd flies the white flag, Apple Music hits 10M users & more

01/16/2016, 05:01 am

Apple news was perhaps mercifully quiet this week -- but the company did hit important milestones with Mac sales and Apple Music, while finally giving up the ghost for its long-suffering iAd division.

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Apple to fold iTunes Radio into Apple Music, make Beats 1 lone free-to-stream product

01/15/2016, 07:01 pm

In an email blast to Apple Music customers on Friday, Apple announced a change in its fee structure that will make the currently free iTunes Radio service a subscription-only feature for the first time since its launch in 2013.

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Apple Music down for some listeners, asking others to resubscribe [u]

01/14/2016, 11:01 am

Some Apple Music listeners are currently experiencing serious problems with the service, including not being able to stream anything at all, according to numerous grievances on Twitter. [Updated]

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Apple Music reportedly reaches 10 million paid subscribers in 6 months

01/10/2016, 05:01 pm

Apple's new Apple Music streaming service has reportedly exceeded 10 million subscribers in its first six months, a feat that took established Swedish rival Spotify six years to achieve in 2014.

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Country star Kenny Chesney, Apple Music content chief talk ad partnership in interview

12/29/2015, 05:12 pm

Two months after starring in an Apple Music ad, country music star Kenny Chesney talks about his decision to collaborate with the tech company in a new interview that also includes commentary from Apple Music head of content Larry Jackson.

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Amazon's top home audio product this holiday was a turntable, besting an Apple AirPlay-compatible receiver

12/28/2015, 03:12 pm

While streaming services like Apple Music and digital downloads from storefronts like iTunes rule the music industry, listener appreciation for analog vinyl audio remains high, as evidenced by new holiday sales data released by retailer Amazon.

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Apple trademark filings hint at more live Beats radio stations

12/28/2015, 12:12 pm

Beats 1 was just the beginning, new trademark applications from Apple suggest, with four more live streaming radio stations potentially on the way.

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Beatles streaming listeners 'Come Together' on Apple Music & Spotify

12/28/2015, 09:12 am

Online discussion about the streaming debut of The Beatles centered around the two presumed industry leaders, Spotify and Apple Music, while listeners' favorite track was "Come Together," a new analysis reveals.

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Apple Music, Spotify, others to stream Beatles catalog on Dec. 24 [u]

12/22/2015, 10:12 pm

A report on Tuesday confirms rumors that the Beatles will make their streaming music debut on Christmas Eve, with availability on major platforms including Apple Music, Spotify, Google Play, Tidal and Amazon's Prime Music.

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Apple Music racked up more than 54.5M monthly users in 2015, study says

12/21/2015, 09:12 pm

According to a year end report from consumer research firm Nielsen, Apple Music was one of the most popular smartphone apps of 2015, and with more than 54.5 million monthly users ranked among offerings from Facebook and Google.

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