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Apple releases iTunes 12.2 with Apple Music and Beats 1 support

Earlier today, Apple released iOS 8.4 which included the all-new Music app featuring its Apple Music streaming service and Beats 1 global radio station and a new version of OS X, 10.10.4. Absent from that update to OS X was a new version of iTunes with the same Apple Music features. Until now. Apple has just pushed out a new version of iTunes with 12.2…

Apple’s streaming music service is here: Apple Music

Apple’s long awaited and oft-rumored streaming music service has been officially announced today at WWDC in San Francisco. “Music is such an important part of our lives and our culture. We’ve had a long relationship with music at Apple.” Dubbed Apple Music, the Cupertino company took wraps off its new offering which will be tightly integrated…

Apple pushing to finalize music streaming deals ahead of WWDC

Apple is still negotiating with music labels just days before its Worldwide Developer Conference kicks off in San Francisco where it is expected to unveil its new streaming service. According to a report by Bloomberg, Apple and the labels are still hashing out revenue terms for the revamped Beats Music offering. The labels are pushing to get a larger…

Apple’s new music service to offer lengthy free trial period, song samples

Apple’s new music streaming service won’t offer a free tier like many competing services, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be able to try it out for free. According to a report by Re/code, the Beats Music-powered service will feature a “lengthy” free trial period as well as song samples. Although Apple is very much still in the deal-making phase for its…

Apple hires several producers from BBC Radio

In addition to courting BBC Radio 1 producer Zane Lowe, more news is pointing toward four additional hires from the station. According to Music Business Worldwide, one of the producers is highly involved with BBC Introducing, which is a show that features up-and-coming artists. Lowe’s BBC producer James Bursey is supposed to be moving to Los Angeles…