Tag: Music

Google’s New YouTube ‘Music’ and ‘Premium’ Subscriptions Replace YouTube Red

Google has announced two new premium subscription tiers for YouTube called YouTube Music and YouTube Premium. The new tiers will replace the company’s existing YouTube Red subscription and offer more options for those who use […]

Spotify Redesigns its Mobile Apps, Upgrades Free Tier with On-Demand Playlists and Less Data Consumption

Spotify held an event in Manhatten today to announce some upgrades coming to the service’s free subscription tier. The company says while it has 71 million paid subscribers, there’s still 90 million users who aren’t […]

Spotify May Unveil New Hardware for Playing Music in Your Car on April 24th

Spotify is said to unveil a new hardware product during a “news announcement” on April 24th in New York. While the company doesn’t hint at a particular announcement in their media invitation, users are reporting […]

Apple Music Update with Better Music Video Support on Android

Apple has updated its Apple Music app for Android with better music video integration. The update follows similar suit the iOS version of the service took to enhance the experience both watching and discovering new […]

You Can Now Stream Spotify with Amazon’s Echo in Every Room of Your Home

Amazon has added Spotify to the list of music services supported by its multi-room playback feature with the Echo. This comes after the feature had initially become available in August with the likes of iHeartRadio, […]

Google Assistant Can Now Recognize Songs

For whatever reason, Google Now has reigned supreme when compared to the new Google Assistant in one regard for quite some time: song recognition. Whereas the former can perform the function, the latter never gained the […]

Spotify Will Soon Fully Integrate with the Google Assistant

Spotify has announced that its music service will soon fully integrate with the Google Assistant. Previously, users could control music playback with the Google Home, but now, Spotify will soon be controllable via any device […]

Microsoft is Replacing Groove Music with Spotify

Microsoft has announced that it’s replacing its Groove Music streaming service with one of the leaders in the industry, Spotify. This comes the same day as the company also announces the discontinuation of Groove Music […]

Amazon’s Music App for iOS and Android Now Includes Alexa

Amazon today announced the integration of its voice assistant, Alexa, into its Amazon Music apps for iOS and Android. Simply updating the apps will gain users the option of controlling their music with their voice […]

Apple Music for Android Updated with Voice Control, Social Profiles

Apple has given a pretty major update to Apple Music for Android. With version 2.2 of the app, users can now control the music streaming service with their voice thanks to integration with Google Now […]

Spotify Now Includes Hulu with $4.99/Month Student Subscription

Spotify has announced a new partnership to give eligible students who subscribe to the discounted $4.99/month tier a free subscription to Hulu. This is a standard subscription, however, so you’ll still see ads while watching […]

Apple is No Longer Hosting its Annual Apple Music Festival

Apple is no longer hosting its annual Apple Music Festival formally known as the iTunes Festival, as reported by Music Business Worldwide. The UK-based event last took place last year and hosted artists including Elton […]

Amazon Music Unlimited is Now $4.99/Month for Students

Spotify and Apple Music have been both offering eligible students discounts on their music services, and now Amazon is jumping on the same bandwagon. As first spotted by TechCrunch, Prime Student members can now subscribe […]

Amazon Now Lets You Group Multiple Echos to Play Music Everywhere

Amazon is rolling out a new software feature to its line of Alexa-powered Echo smart speakers that allows you to group multiple of them together and stream music simultaneously. For example, if you have three […]

Facebook Messenger Can Now Suggest Spotify Songs in Your Chat Threads

Facebook has updated its chatting app Messenger to include better Spotify integration. Its virtual assistant, known as M, can now suggest songs and artists to stream if you begin talking about music with your friends in […]

Spotify for Xbox One Now Available

Today, Spotify officially launched its app for Xbox One. This allows users of the music streaming service to log in with their free or premium subscription and enjoy their favorite tunes while gaming. Starting today, […]

Mega Hit “Despacito” Now the Most-Viewed YouTube Video of All Time

Last month, Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s mega hit “Despacito” became the most-streamed song ever on the internet. This was thanks to mainly the song being as popular as it is and the fact that […]

You Can Now Save Your Own Jams for Offline Listening in YouTube Music

Google has updated its YouTube Music app to more closely integrate with the perks you get by subscribing to YouTube Red. Rather having the ability to only save mixtapes populated by your listening history, the […]

You Can Now Use Google Play Music with Apple CarPlay

As first reported by 9to5Mac, Google has updated its Play Music app for iOS that allows the app to work with Apple’s CarPlay. This means you can play music through the service and have it outputted […]

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito” is Officially the Most-Streamed Song Ever

Universal Music Group today announced that Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito” has officially become the most-streamed song to ever hit the web. The song, originally released in January and later remixed with a verse by […]