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How to follow and get updates from your favorite artists in Apple Music Connect

07/01/2015, 03:07 pm

Connect, a Tumblr-like social network for musicians and their fans, is a tentpole feature of Apple's new streaming music service. AppleInsider takes a look at how easy it is to follow and get updates from your favorite artists using Connect.


Despite big licensing wins, names like The Beatles, Prince & Garth Brooks absent from Apple Music

07/01/2015, 01:07 pm

Apple Music has turned around many artists who previously opposed streaming --Radiohead's In Rainbows made its subscription debut on the service, for instance --but there are still a number of notable holdouts, including Apple favorite The Beatles.


Apple Music comes to Mac and PC with iTunes 12.2

06/30/2015, 07:06 pm

Following the release of iOS 8.4 earlier on Tuesday, Apple pushed out the latest version of iTunes with support for the company's Apple Music streaming service, bringing including Beats 1 radio, Apple Music Connect, Apple Music Radio and more to Mac.


How to save Apple Music songs, albums & playlists for offline listening

06/30/2015, 06:06 pm

Like Spotify and some other streaming music services, an important feature of Apple Music is the ability to temporarily save songs for when an Internet connection is unreliable -- or simply to avoid data caps imposed by cellular carriers.


How to hide the Apple Music subscription service & get back Playlists parent menu in iOS 8.4

06/30/2015, 03:06 pm

Though heavily hyped, Apple Music subscriptions may not be for everyone. Those who want to remove the streaming service from their iOS 8.4 Music app, and gain back easy access to custom playlists in the process, can easily do so --here's how.


How to sign up for (and cancel) an Apple Music streaming subscription

06/30/2015, 01:06 pm

Signing up for the brand new Apple Music service is a relatively simple process. Here's how to get up and running quickly, as well as how to turn off automatic renewals or cancel later down the road.


Apple's 24-hour Beats 1 radio station goes live in 100 countries with Spring King, Beck, Jamie xx

06/30/2015, 12:06 pm

Apple on Tuesday began officially broadcasting Beats 1, its live, worldwide Internet radio station built into the iOS 8.4 Music app intended to promote new artists and songs, enhancing discovery for music lovers.


Everything you need to know about Apple Music, Connect, Beats 1 radio, and more

06/30/2015, 11:06 am

Apple on Tuesday launched Apple Music, as well as companion services Connect, Beats 1, and Apple Music Radio. Together, the platforms represent a major push into the streaming music world. Here's everything you need to know about Apple Music.


Apple Music service goes live with redesigned app, out now in iOS 8.4

06/30/2015, 10:06 am

Apple on Tuesday released iOS 8.4 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, officially debuting the Apple Music subscription streaming service, as well as the Beats 1 live radio station set to start broadcasting at 9 a.m. Pacific, noon Eastern.


Apple Music & Beats 1 launches hyped by Eddy Cue, Jimmy Iovine & Trent Reznor

06/30/2015, 10:06 am

To promote this week's launch of the subscription Apple Music streaming service, as well as the 24/7 Beats 1 worldwide radio station, the faces of Apple's music business -- Eddy Cue, Jimmy Iovine, and Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor -- stepped into the limelight once again, to explain how their new services are intended to stand out from the rest.


iTunes Match libraries seeing duplicates, bad metadata ahead of Apple Music launch

06/30/2015, 10:06 am

As Apple Music prepares to launch later on Tuesday, many people are experiencing problems with iTunes Match that are causing havoc with their music libraries, according to complaints received by AppleInsider and on Apple's support forums.


AC/DC to join subscription streaming bandwagon in time for Apple Music debut

06/29/2015, 08:06 pm

According to a report on Monday, rock legends and longtime streaming music holdouts AC/DC are primed to offer their tracks through subscription services, including Apple Music, as early as Tuesday.


Dr. Dre's 'The Chronic' to making streaming debut with Tuesday's Apple Music launch

06/29/2015, 11:06 am

One of the most famous rap albums of all time -- Dr. Dre's "The Chronic" -- will reportedly make its premiere on streaming services with this week's launch of Apple Music.


Eminem's exclusive Beats 1 interview may signal patched-up relationship with Apple

06/25/2015, 12:06 pm

Eminem's interview with Beats 1 host Zane Lowe may reflect a long-term thawing of the rapper's relationship with Apple, which was once defined by legal battles that would influence how royalties are paid for music downloads.


Taylor Swift 'happily' bringing blockbuster '1989' album to Apple Music

06/25/2015, 11:06 am

Pop megastar Taylor Swift will allow Apple Music to stream her latest album --called 1989 --after the company altered its stance on payments to rights holders during the free trial period, a major coup for the company's new streaming service.


Beats 1 to feature celebrity shows hosted by Elton John, Drake, Pharrell, Dr. Dre & more

06/25/2015, 10:06 am

Apple will indeed have a number of mainstream musicians host shows on Beats 1 including Drake, Disclosure, St. Vincent, Josh Homme, Pharrell Williams, and Elton John, a report said on Thursday.


Apple to reportedly pay 0.2 cents per song for Apple Music 90-day free trial period

06/24/2015, 09:06 pm

As Apple Music nears its June 30 debut more information is coming out regarding Apple's fee structure as applied to the service's 90-day free trial, with reports on Wednesday now pegging the number at 0.2 cents per play.


Apple Music ad blitz moves to Times Square with Beats 1 billboard

06/24/2015, 07:06 pm

In preparation of the upcoming Apple Music launch on June 30, Apple installed a gigantic billboard in Times Square this week advertising its unique live-streaming Beats 1 radio service.


'Freedom' by Pharrell Williams will be an Apple Music launch exclusive

06/24/2015, 10:06 am

A new single from Pharrell Williams, "Freedom," will be an Apple Music exclusive and launch alongside the service on June 30, according to a Facebook update by the hip-hop and R&B singer.


Apple Music reaches streaming deal with indie labels under Merlin, Beggars Group

06/24/2015, 02:06 am

A report late Tuesday claims Apple has inked last-minute streaming deals with independent record labels under the umbrellas of Merlin and Beggars Group, suggesting tracks from the likes of FKA Twigs, Radiohead, M.I.A. and more will be part of Apple Music's debut lineup.