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ABBA’s Björn Ulvaeus is Apple Music Radio’s latest host

Who wants to listen to a radio show by the president of a global collecting societies body, eh? Oh wait, that would be Björn Ulvaeus.
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Apple Music takes ‘Fire In The Booth’ sessions to Jamaica

Radio DJ Charlie Sloth had a big hit with his freestyling-focused 'Fire In The Booth' item when he was broadcasting for the BBC.
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Apple Music launches its $4.99 Voice plan powered by Siri

The new tier of its music streaming service went live in 17 countries on 14 December, as part of the iOS 15.2 software update.
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Apple Music 2021 awards: Olivia Rodrigo, The Weeknd, H.E.R…

Music Streaming Service End Of Year Roundups season is officially open, with the announcement of the third annual Apple Music Awards.
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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’.