European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager has asked Apple some questions, and is waiting to hear back before a decision is made about the investigation of Spotify's antitrust complaints in the EU.
Madonna is to be featured in a new Today at Apple session called Music Lab: Remix. She's filmed a video about the details of one song which Apple staff will then show you how to reconstruct yourself in GarageBand.
Apple may have confirmed the breakup of iTunes into a collection of separate apps is in the works, by taking time in the days before WWDC to remove content from view on the main social media accounts associated with iTunes.
Apple Music's Global Director of Music Publishing, Elena Segal, reiterated Apple's hardline stance on songwriter and publisher royalties in a new interview, calling those parties "fundamental" to the service's ecosystem.
Apple Music may soon arrive on Amazon's Echo smart speaker range and Fire devices in the near future, after a store listing for the just-launched Echo Show 5 suggested it supported Apple's streaming service ahead of an official announcement from the retailer.
As rumored, Lady Gaga christened the new classic Apple logo-themed stage in the center of Apple Park with a concert, celebrating not just the opening of the headquarters, but what founder Steve Jobs did for the arts and the world.
Apple Music will be streaming a performance of Tyler, The Creator's new album "Igor" on May 22, with the music streaming service promoting the album by offering free tickets to see the artist perform live in a show in Los Angeles.
Apple and a large number of tech companies have become the subject of a new music lawsuit, with the estate of "The Wizard of Oz" track "Over the Rainbow" composer Harold Arlen accusing the firms of creating a "music piracy operation" that distributes unlicensed and unauthorized versions of copyrighted songs.
YouTube Music and Google Play Music, which will ultimately merge, have together surpassed 15 million subscribers — leaving Google plenty of ground to catch up with Apple Music. [Updated with YouTube statement]
Announcing Apple's second fiscal quarter of 2019 results, CEO Tim Cook has revealed that the company's various services earned it $11.5 billion in the last quarter. The company has over 390 million paid subscriptions and expects to reach half a billion during 2020.