(IANS) Apple on Tuesday announced two new global live radio offerings on Apple Music, now available to music fans in 165 countries, including India.
Beats 1, the world’s flagship radio station, will be renamed Apple Music 1 and two more radio stations will arrive – Apple Music Hits (celebrating everyone’s favorite songs from the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s) and Apple Music Country (featuring featured country music), the company said in a statement.
“Now, Apple Music Radio provides an unprecedented global platform for artists of all genres to talk, create and share music with their fans, and that’s just the beginning,” said Oliver Schusser , vice president of Apple Music, Beats and International Content.
“We will continue to invest in live radio and create opportunities for listeners around the world to connect with the music they love.”
Since the launch of Apple Music in 2015, Beats 1 has grown into one of the most listened to radio stations in the world.
One can enjoy Apple Music radio wherever they listen to Apple Music including iPhone, iPad, iPod, CarPlay, Apple Watch, Apple TV, Mac, HomePod and on the web at music.apple.com.
Users can also ask Siri to play “Apple Music 1”, “Apple Music Hits” or “Apple Music Country”.
The Apple Music Hits station features new shows from notable artists and hosts, connecting listeners to the stories behind the world’s most popular songs.
Apple Music Country’s talent roster includes a wide range of the country’s most exciting voices, including daily on-air hosts Kelleigh Bannen, Ty Bentli, Bree, Alecia Davis, Ward Guenther, Nada and Tiera, as well as from the weekly shows by Ashley Eicher and Kelly McCartney.