One of the strengths for Apple Music is the curated playlists, and it looks like Apple is gearing up to launch a new one for subscribers.
At the end of June, Apple’s current deal with major labels for Apple Music will wrap up, so Apple and those companies are current in negotiations working out new deals.
Up to this point, the standard subscription options for Apple Music have been similar to the majority of competitors.
Back in 2014, Taylor Swift removed all her songs for streaming from Spotify and other streaming services. After a brief hiatus and an open letter to Apple, the singer then partnered with Apple and made her music available on the company’s music streaming platform. Now, to celebrate her album 1989 being sold over 10 million times and all her songs combined surpassing a sales figure of 100 million, the singer has decided to make her back catalogue available to all streaming services from midnight.
As was reported earlier, the first episode of “Planet of the Apps” is now available for streaming on Apple Music. The first episode sees two college friends pitch an app about public safety, while an Air Force veteran pitches the idea for an augmented reality app.
A new report from Reuters reports that Apple’s “Planet of the Apps” reality show will be premiered tonight at 9 p.m. PDT. Apple had screened the show to attendees of the WWDC earlier in the day.
Apple is potentially rumored to announce another Apple Music refresh with the unveiling of iOS 11 next week. But amidst all that, it looks like Apple Music Global Marketing’s Executive Bozoma Saint John is looking to leave the company.
Apple has offered a free three-month trial for new Apple Music subscribers right since its launch across all the regions where the music streaming service is available. Now though, it looks like Apple is changing its free trial strategy in some countries.