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Apple Music and Amazon Music reveal more Christmas songs

Apple Music and Amazon Music aren't just streaming services: they're streaming services belonging to companies whose voice assistants and smart speakers are going to be fielding LOTS of requests for Christmas music in the...
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Apple Music poaches DJ mix radio show ‘Beats In Space’

As names for radio shows on Apple Music go, 'Beats In Space' is pretty fitting given the parent company's separate headphones brand. Kudos to DJ Tim Sweeney, then, for coming up with that name 21 years ago, when the Beats...
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Apple Music gets an official app for PlayStation 5 console

Apple Music is available on a new device today: Sony’s PlayStation 5. It’s the first time the music streaming service has been available on a games console.
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NMPA and NSAI bosses criticise Apple Music over CRB filings

Remember when Apple Music was the good guy in the controversies around the US Copyright Royalty Board's rate-setting process for streaming mechanicals?
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Ed Sheeran marketing campaign ramps up with Apple and Amazon

As Ed Sheeran prepares for the release of '=' on Friday (29 October) the DSP partnership announcements are dropping in quick succession.
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Apple unveils new HomePods and $4.99 Apple Music Voice Plan

New HomePod smart speakers, new AirPods earphones, and a new half-price Apple Music tier revolving around the Siri voice assistant announced in Cupertino last night.
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eMarketer publishes latest figures on US digital audio listeners

Spotify could have more than 100 million listeners in the US by 2025, if research firm eMarketer’s latest predictions are on the mark.
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More than 40m Apple Music listeners have tried spatial audio

The launch of Apple’s iOS 15 software this week has brought with it some new features for Apple Music, including ‘dynamic headtracking’.
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More than 40m Apple Music listeners have tried spatial audio

The launch of Apple's iOS 15 software this week has brought with it some new features for Apple Music, including 'dynamic headtracking'. What's that? A feature that reorients Apple's spatial audio around the movements...
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Apple Music uses Shazam tech to pay rightsholders for DJ mixes

The streaming service is outlining how it plans to make sure rightsholders and musicians featured in DJ mixes are accurately paid.
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Apple buys Primephonic, plans ‘dedicated’ classical experience

Apple has acquired the classical music streaming service, and while it is shutting down in the short term, it will be returning early in 2022.
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Social music app Earbuds raises a $3m funding round

Earbuds has raised a Series A funding round of $3m, with investors including Ecliptic Capital, the Andre Agassi Foundation and LFG Ventures.