Articles about Beats Music

Apple Gives Beats Music Subscribers A Grace Period
As you might have heard, Apple Music is Apple’s new music streaming platform which means that when they acquired Beats, Beats Music was pretty much made redundant. Signups are already closed and in case you didn’t know, Beats Music actually shut its doors earlier this week on the 30th of November.However it seems that Apple is giving Beats Music subscribers a grace period. No, this does not mean that they […]

Beats Music Will End Its Service November 30
As it stands, Apple has two on-demand music streaming services: Apple Music and Beats Music. However the latter was acquired when Apple bought Beats, and Apple Music is meant to be the company’s main music streaming platform. This means that Beats Music cannot be allowed to exist.So when will the service shut down? According to emails that Apple has been sending out, it turns out that the 30th of November […]

Beats Music No Longer Accepting New Signups
If you haven’t updated your iOS device already, you should. Apple has just released iOS 8.4 and with the update, they are also bringing Apple Music to iOS owners around the world. However it also seems that with the launch of Apple Music, the demise of Beats Music has begun.According to reports, it seems that Beats Music is no longer accepting new signups. As you can see in the screenshot […]

Apple May Sign Pharrell, David Guetta And Drake As iTunes Radio Guest DJs
Next month at WWDC 2015 Apple is expected to show off its new music streaming service, which may bring together Beats Music and iTunes Radio under one brand. A lot has already been said and written about the new service but so far nothing has been confirmed by Apple. There’s a new report out today which claims that the company is trying to sign some of the biggest names in music right […]

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Apple To Promote New Streaming Service With Free Music
There is already a lot of hype surrounding Apple’s upcoming music streaming service which will couple together technology from Beats Music with rebranding possibly under the iTunes umbrella. It’s believed that unlike Spotify, Apple is not going to offer a free ad-supported streaming tier and it may even be pushing music labels to clamp down on services that offer such tiers. A new report suggests that to promote its new streaming service […]

New Report Suggests Beats Music Relaunch In June Still Happening
According to an earlier report from Billboard, it was suggested that Apple’s relaunch of their Beats Music service might skip the rumored June date. Apparently this has to do with the record labels and Apple who are still unable to reach a deal with one another. How true is this? It’s hard to say but according to a new report from 9to5Mac, they are reporting the opposite.They have learned from […]

Apple's Beats Music Relaunch Could Hit Roadblock Due To Labels
We have been consistently hearing over the last few months that Apple is working hard to relaunch Beats Music as a new music streaming service, the new service is expected to be unveiled at WWDC 2015 next month. A new report published today claims that record labels are holding out on providing Apple with key licenses which could throw a spanner in the works.

Apple Pushing Labels To Kill Spotify Free Streaming As Beats Relaunch Nears
According to a new report Apple’s business practices are coming under scrutiny at the Department of Justice as the company has been found to be pushing record labels to force music streaming services like Spotify to clamp down on free streaming. Apparently the company is doing this ahead of the much awaited relaunch of Beats Music, a streaming service that it acquired and now hopes to make a major player in […]

iOS 8.4 Beta 2 Seeded With Overhauled Music App
You might have heard by now that the next major iOS update is currently in the beta stage. Apple routinely releases beta builds to developers so that they can try them out before the software is deemed ready for public consumption. Apple today released iOS 8.4 beta 2 and the new build brings an overhauled Music app which we had heard about previously, and now it finally makes an appearance.

Apple Courting Artists For Exclusives To Promote Revamped Beats Music
Over the past few months we have been hearing reports that Apple is going to launching a revamped Beats Music service later this year. The company is expected to unveil this new offering at the Worldwide Developers Conference 2015 this June. According to a new report Apple is reaching out to some of the biggest artists in the industry to score exclusive track and album streaming rights in a bid to […]

Apple’s Upcoming Music Service Being Eyed By US Regulators
There are rumors that Apple could be considering launching a new music streaming service based on Beats Music that they had acquired last year. The service is said to be possibly announced at WWDC 2015 later this year, but it seems that even before it has launched, it has caused quite a stir amongst US regulators.According to a report from the New York Post, word has it that the FTC […]

Trent Reznor Said To Be Rebuilding Beats Music From Ground Up
According to the rumors, Apple is expected to relaunch Beats Music later this year and if you’re thinking it’s just minor improvements here and there, think again. A report from The New York Times has suggested that Apple’s changes to Beats Music will be rather major and that it could see a redesign from ground up.However instead of putting a software engineer in charge of the redesign, it seems that […]

Music Streaming Outpaces CD Sales In The US For The First Time Ever
Music streaming is widely believed to be the new way in which we consume our music. In fact last year we reported that digital music sales was starting to see a decline and now according to a new report from the Recording Industry Association of America, it looks like music streaming has finally managed to outpace those of CD sales.That being said the fact that CD sales have managed to […]

New Safari Extension Lets You Enjoy Beats Music Without Flash
If you’re not a fan of the Adobe Flash platform, you will be pleased to learn that a new Safari extension has been released that will allow OS X owners to enjoy Beats Music via the web player version of Beats Music without having to rely on Flash. Instead the extension will see the web player use HTML5 which might sit well with some users.According to its creator, Chris Aljoudi, […]

Apple’s Plan For Cheap Music Stream Met With Resistance By Labels
Apple is rumored to relaunch their music streaming service later this year and one of the ways Apple is hoping to make their service competitive is by charging users $5 a month to subscribe to it, thus making it cheaper than other services out there, or at least on par. However it turns out that Apple’s plans might have been met with some resistance by the record labels.According to reports, […]

Apple's New Music Service Won't Offer Free Ad-Supported Subscription
Later this year Apple is expected to launch a new music streaming service, which will incorporate technology from Beats Music, and is going to mark the end of the streaming service that Apple adopted when it acquired Beats. As per a new report the upcoming service isn’t going to have a free subscription tier, one where users can listen to music as long as they can put up with advertisements, apparently […]

Apple To Relaunch Music Streaming Service At WWDC [Rumor]
We had heard last year that Apple was planning to launch a revamped music service and that rebranded music service could very well be powered by Beats Music. It seems that those rumors might have some credibility to them as 9to5Mac has since published a report claiming that the revamped music service is in the works and that it will most likely be seeing a launch at WWDC 2015.

Apple's New Music Streaming Service Pegged For Summer Launch [Rumor]
When Apple acquired Beats, many were wondering what would become of Beats Music and iTunes Radio, both of which are similar-ish in nature in the sense that they’re both music streaming platforms. However later rumors suggested that we could be looking at a possible rebranding or maybe a new music streaming service powered by Beats.That being said assuming all of this is true, when can we expect this alleged new […]

Apple To Stop Development Of Beats Music App For Windows Phone [Rumor]
When Beats Music was first launched, it made its way onto iOS, Android, and Windows Phone, but with Apple acquiring Beats and given Apple’s notoriety for their closed ecosystem, many were wondering if they would continue supporting the app on other platforms. In some ways it would make sense if they did since they wouldn’t want to alienate any subscribers.That much is true as far as Android users are concerned, […]

Beats Music Will Reportedly Be Bundled In iOS From Next Year
Recently there were rumors that Apple is going to kill the Beats Music streaming service, but if a new report is to be believed, perhaps the company is going to take a completely opposite step. Apple is reportedly going to bundle Beats Music into iOS starting early next year which means that the music streaming service will be present as a native app across all iOS devices.