Beats 1

Apple Claims Beats 1 Is the ‘Biggest Radio Station in the World’

Apple Claims Beats 1 Is the ‘Biggest Radio Station in the World’

Apple launched Beats 1 along with Apple Music back in June 2015. While Apple Music is an on-demand streaming service, Beats 1 is a radio service with a number of channels to suit the users’ liking. Apple Music executive Larry Jackson has now claimed that Beats Music is the “Biggest Radio Station in the World”, which is no surprise given that it’s available in large parts of the world. Apple, as expected, refrained from providing the exact number of listeners for Beats 1.

Beats 1 Now Has Its Own Facebook Page to Help Promote Content

Beats 1 Now Has Its Own Facebook Page to Help Promote Content

Apple has been expanding its presence on Twitter throughout the year, launching dedicated accounts for Apple Music support, Apple News content promotion, and even a general support account for tips, tricks, and more.

Apple Pays Tribute to Prince on Beats 1 and Twitter

Apple Pays Tribute to Prince on Beats 1 and Twitter

Earlier today, it was confirmed that the immensely creative, talented, and influential artist Prince had passed away, at age 57.

Deadmau5 bags his own Beats 1 radio show debuting this Friday

Deadmau5 bags his own Beats 1 radio show debuting this Friday

House music producer Deadmau5 has bagged himself his own Beats 1 radio show called Mau5trap Presents. It will debut this Friday, March 18, at 3 p.m. PT/6 p.m. ET on Apple Music — but it’s not yet clear if it will air weekly.

Apple’s ad-supported iTunes Radio will be going behind Apple Music paywall on January 29

Apple’s ad-supported iTunes Radio will be going behind Apple Music paywall on January 29

It has been recently announced that Apple’s ad-supported radio will no longer be free of charge starting January 29, 2016, which is only about two weeks away.

Apple has filed trademarks for Beats 2, 3, 4, and 5 radio stations

Apple has filed trademarks for Beats 2, 3, 4, and 5 radio stations

Earlier in 2015, Apple officially launched the Beats 1 radio station alongside the debut of Apple Music. Now, as 2016 inches ever closer, it looks like Apple is gearing up for expansion.

DJ Zane Lowe isn’t sure if Apple Music needs Beats 1

DJ Zane Lowe isn’t sure if Apple Music needs Beats 1

On June 30, alongside the launch of Apple Music, Beats 1 went live globally, bringing a digital radio station that anyone could listen to from a variety of locations across the world.

Apple Music and Beats 1 director Ian Rogers leaves Apple

Apple Music and Beats 1 director Ian Rogers leaves Apple

Apple Music senior director Ian Rogers, the key lead of Beats 1, has left Apple just two months after the service made its big debut. His departure, which was first reported by The Financial Times, has this morning been confirmed by Apple.

DJ Zane Lowe opens up about Apple Music, Dr Dre, Beats 1 and more

DJ Zane Lowe opens up about Apple Music, Dr Dre, Beats 1 and more

Ever since the arrival of Beats 1, the 24/7 streaming online radio station, DJ Zane Lowe has been busy. But he recently found some time to speak with Billboard and opine on a variety of topics.

Hip-hop is top on Beats 1 radio, but The Weeknd is the most played artist

Hip-hop is top on Beats 1 radio, but The Weeknd is the most played artist

Beats 1 has been streaming 24 hours a day on Apple Music for well over a month now, and during that time, Quartz has been keeping an eye on all of the music that gets played. Hip hop is by far the most popular genre so far, while The Weeknd and Drake are the artists that get played most.