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Amazon Echo devices to support Apple Music from December 17

03 December 2018 2

If you are an Amazon Echo user but a fan of Apple Music instead of Amazon's music streaming service, there is a good news for you. Apple Music will become an officially supported music streaming service on Echo devices starting December 17th. It means exactly two weeks from today, you will see an option to link your Apple Music account with Echo and Alexa.

This is an update which was much-awaited among many Echo users. It will allow those users to make use of Alexa voice commands for controlling music playback on Apple Music. This includes playing their favorite song, album, artist, and even expert-made radio stations based on genre. The voice commands are quite similar like, "Alexa, play Bebe Rexha on Apple Music."

This change is most likely the result of the recently announced partnership between Amazon and Apple. The deal meant Amazon would be selling Apple products via its online store in the United States, the United Kingdom, India, Italy, France, Germany, and Spain.

Dave Limp, Senior Vice President for Amazon Devices, said:

“Music is one of the most popular features on Alexa—since we launched Alexa four years ago, customers are listening to more music in their homes than ever before. We are committed to offering great music providers to our customers and since launching the Music Skill API to developers just last month, we’ve expanded the music selection on Alexa to include even more top-tier services. We’re thrilled to bring Apple Music – one of the most popular music services in the US – to Echo customers this holiday.”

It should be noted that once the Apple Music support arrives for Echo devices, a user will need to enable the Alexa skill meant for Apple Music and then link his account to make use of it.


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