Since launching in June 2015, Apple Music has offered a free three-month trial in the United States and over 100 other countries around the world. In some countries, such as Ireland and the Netherlands, the free trial is for one month. According to Apple's website, however, the trial now costs 99 cents in Australia, 0,99 ...continue reading Apple Music’s Three-Month Trial is No Longer Free in Australia, Spain, and Switzerland

Apple Music executive and recording industry mogul Jimmy Iovine recently sat down for a wide-ranging interview with Music Business Worldwide, reflecting upon his desire for more people to start paying for music. The spread of free music has proliferated since the earliest days of the internet, starting with shady peer-to-peer services like Napster and LimeWire ...continue reading Jimmy Iovine Says Apple Music Would Have ‘400 Million’ Listeners If It Had a Free Version Like Spotify

When Apple Music launched in 2015, one of the biggest complaints from users and critics centered on the somewhat confusing user interface of Apple's first foray into music streaming. Although the app was redesigned last year in iOS 10, concerns were then raised around the oversized nature of Apple Music's new typography and artwork. This ...continue reading Visual Design Student Reimagines Apple Music With Unified Artwork, Better Discovery, and More

Apple today announced that it will be releasing the film "Harry Styles: Behind the Album" exclusively on Apple Music on May 15. The film chronicles the former One Direction singer's so-called "musical journey" while creating his debut solo album, set to be released on Friday. Apple shared a 30-second preview of the film on its ...continue reading Apple Music to Share Exclusive Film About ‘Harry Styles’ Album Next Week

An unreleased Prince concert film and a documentary about the making of the film could be heading exclusively to Apple Music, according to sources close to the Prince estate (via Billboard). The late singer's estate is said to be shopping around the rights to the concert film and doc to a variety of streaming services, ...continue reading Apple Music May Become Exclusive Home to Prince’s Unreleased 1983 ‘Purple Rain’ Concert Film

Apple is teaming up with popular music video app Musical.ly to promote Apple Music, reports Re/code. Apple will soon provide song snippets and clips to the service, which is designed to let users create and share their own music videos. Apple Music content will be replacing content from UK-based provider 7digital as soon as tomorrow. ...continue reading Apple to Provide Song Snippets for Music Video App Musical.ly

In the wake of Jimmy Iovine detailing Apple Music's ongoing efforts to become "an overall movement in popular culture," today Sean Combs -- aka Puff Daddy -- announced that his new documentary Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story is coming exclusively to Apple Music on June 25 (via Billboard). The announcement comes after ...continue reading Sean Combs' Documentary 'Can't Stop, Won't Stop' to Debut Exclusively on Apple Music This June

Jimmy Iovine, one of the heads of Apple Music, has given multiple interviews and visions for the future of Apple's streaming music service over the past few months, mainly detailing how Apple Music will morph into "an entire pop cultural experience" with the advent of original video content. In an interview with Bloomberg posted online ...continue reading Apple Music's Original TV Plans Now Include Potential Shows and Videos From J.J. Abrams and R. Kelly

Apple has delayed the release of "Carpool Karaoke: The Series," its first original television series, reports Reuters. The series, which will premiere on Apple Music, was supposed to launch in April, but its debut has been delayed. Apple, a company known for its precisely coordinated product launches, declined to explain the delays, but said in ...continue reading Apple Delays Launch of 'Carpool Karaoke' Series

On its Apple Music Twitter account, Apple today announced a new "Up Next" feature for Apple Music, which is designed to promote "Music's Next Generation," highlighting a new artists each month. For April, Apple is partnering with singer and rapper 6LACK for a range of projects to promote his latest album, FREE 6LACK. The new ...continue reading Apple Music Introduces 'Up Next' Feature to Promote New Artists