Major digital music and streaming services Amazon, Google, Pandora and Spotify on Thursday filed separate appeals of a U.S. Copyright Royalty Board ruling that greatly increases royalty rates paid out to songwriters. Apple is conspicuously absent from the list of appellants.
U.S. record industry revenues grew 12 percent to $9.8 billion during 2018, fueled primarily by paid subscription services such as Apple Music and Spotify Premium, according to the Recording Industry Association of America.
The latest Google Home for iOS update, released on Monday, includes a user interface change referencing support for Apple Music, leading some to suspect that official integration with Apple's service will soon debut for Google smart home hardware.
Looking to cement its status as a launching point for independent artists, SoundCloud on Tuesday announced an option letting musicians publish music directly to outside services like Spotify and Apple Music.
In what is quickly becoming Apple's preferred method of advertising to existing customers, the company on Friday sent out an iOS push notification offering Apple Music subscribers the ability to give away one free month of service.
If the date is correct, we're likely to have an event on March 25 that will see Apple launching two major services including a more coherent Apple News service with magazines and other publications, plus the debut of Apple's streaming video service — but what about hardware?
Capitalizing on the publicity around next Sunday's Grammy Awards, Apple is running a series of billboards around Los Angeles featuring memoji versions of artists like Ariana Grande and Kacey Musgraves.
The Apple Watch is gorgeous, but you're not alone in being confused about how to play music on it. Apple has made it all inconsistent, contradictory and impossible to know at a glance where your music is coming from. AppleInsider has complaints — and a wish list of solutions.
You have to stream music from the Apple Watch to something in order to hear it at all, but Apple makes your choices confusing with mislabeled options and screens that do different things depending on you get to them. Here's how to listen to non-Apple Music choices like Spotify and play them through speakers.