Tag: Apple Music

Apple Music already has 11 million members

We are just over a month into Apple Music, the company’s new competitor to Spotify has already had 11 million members sign up. Eddy Cue has been speaking to USA TODAY regarding the service. “We’re thrilled with the numbers so far.” – Eddy Cue Eddy Cue has also said that 2 million people have chose the family plan for six people which is $14.99/£14.99. Another plan for $9.99/£9.99 which is […]

Dr. Dre’s next album, Compton – is exclusive to Apple Music

Dr. Dre is launching his next album, which is the first album from the rapper since 1999, which is 16 years ago – with the launch of The Chronic: 2001. The next album which is titled Compton: A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre is launching this Friday exclusively on Apple Music and iTunes, which isn’t surprising as Dre now works for Apple. The album is based on the N.W.A film that Dre is working on […]

iTunes 12.2 launches, with Beats 1 and Apple Music

After a light outrage on Twitter following the release of Apple Music on iOS 8.4 as well as OS X 10.10.4 – the iTunes 12.2 update for Mac and Windows which was supposed to include access to Apple Music and Beats 1, but didn’t show until six hours later. But now the desktop client has been updated. iTunes 12.2 includes a new icon, which is very different to the one originally […]

Apple Music and iOS 8.4 launches

Apple’s new music streaming service, radio station and social network are now live. Apple Music along with Beats One an Connect are now available within iOS 8.4. Introduced at this years WWDC earlier in June, Apple Music is the company’s first move from the downloading music strategy to streaming it instead. The new version of iOS 8.4 and OS X 10.10.4 for that matter are now out and can be updated by going […]

Apple music will cost £9.99 in UK, €9.99 in the rest of Europe

At Apple’s WWDC last week, the company unveiled its new music streaming service, Apple Music. It launches June 30 at $9.99 per month in the US, but Apple hasn’t unveiled the pricing for the UK and the rest of Europe. iDownloadBlog has recently received some information from a iOS 8.4 beta showing the pricing for Apple Music, as it looks the service will be the same number value, but here in the […]

Some independent artists won’t be on Apple Music

Apple Music won’t see a number of the independent music artists available on the service as they are unhappy with the royalty fee deals. Set for release on June 30, Apple Music may be missing a few artists. Beggars Group have stated that it is “very concerned, especially for artist releasing albums in the next three months.” In the long free trail for Apple Music, the company won’t be paying out […]

Apple Music may be just what the industry needs

At WWDC, Apple unveiled its new music streaming service, named ‘Apple Music.’ Tim Cook dropped the “one more thing” bomb like he did with the Apple Watch back in September. Apple last dabbled with streaming with iTunes Radio alongside iOS 7, however it is unclear if that will make into the Apple Music package. The new service has three headlining features; Music Streaming, Beats 1 and Connect – all three […]