Apple Music is doing a bit of a radio makeover with the launch of two new stations, Apple Music Hits — the biggest hits you know you love from the ’80s, ’90s, and 2000s, and Apple Music Country —country music that sounds like home, plus the rebranding of Beats 1 as Apple Music 1.
Check out the full announcement here: https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2020/08/apple-announces-apple-music-radio/
Whether you’re looking for inspiration for your label’s interviews, premieres, streaming; Or just curious about learning from power players or spotting up-and-comers — we want to help you in your battle to get heard on streaming platforms and be well-equipped with the understanding of a new era of revolutionized radio streaming, so you can build a true global audience.
Apple Music 1 is full of in-depth artist interviews, premieres, and breaking news. This is led by presenters Zane Lowe, Ebro Darden, Brooke Reese and more, from studios in LA, New York, Nashville and London. You will hear from the biggest names that shaped today’s pop culture including Billie Eilish, Lil Wayne, Frank Ocean, The Weeknd, just to name a few. New shows will include Lady Gaga, J Balvin, Travis Scott, and Haim. Latin Music listeners will continue to enjoy “¡Dale Play! with Sandra Peña” and “La Fórmula Radio with El Guru.”, whereas “Africa Now Radio with Cuppy,” is tailored to African music lovers.
Apple Music Hits offers mainstream hits from the ’80s, ’90s, and 2000s, telling exclusive stories behind legendary songs by Backstreet Boys, Ciara, Shania Twain, and Snoop Dogg. All of the most popular nostalgic tracks in one place.
Apple Music Country presents exclusive shows from the nation’s beloved Country artists like Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood, and Florida Georgia Line. Listen to the biggest hits today and get introduced to up-and-comers to watch.
Apple’s personalized radio stations serve as a reminder that one size does not fit all for music, and even the biggest players continue to adapt to the constantly evolving trends. If your label has a catalog that includes these genres, this is good news for you. Even if it doesn’t, we want you to be ready to take advantage of it. Here at Pressology we work hard to help our partners stay ahead of the curve in this golden age of streaming. Shoot us a message at email@example.com with any questions, concerns, or ideas!