There are many wireless speakers on the outside, but if you want to use a voice command to play Apple Music, you now have an open option: HomePod. It's about to change, with the ability to play speakers on Apple Music on Echo …
Amazon has shared the news on his blog.
Music has always been one of the most popular features of Alexa and today we are pleased to announce that Apple Music will be available on Echo devices as of the week of December 17.
Customers will be able to ask Alexa to play their favorite songs, artists and albums, or any of the playlists made by Apple Music publishers around the world, which encompasses many activities and moods. Customers can also ask Alexa to broadcast expert radio stations focusing on popular genres such as Hip-Hop, decades like the 80s, and even music from around the world, such as K-Pop. Ask Alexa to play Beats 1 to listen to worldwide music from Apple Music, including detailed art interviews, all completely free.
It is adding the installation as a Alexa skill. Once it's available, you'll just need to add Apple Music's ability to the Alexa app, and then bind your Apple Music account. After that, you can use a command along the "Alexa" lines, ask Apple Music to play … & # 39;
The company has already updated its product launches to display the logo of Apple Music:
Amazon says Apple Music will only be the last integration of the streaming music service that it offers.
Music is one of the most popular features of Alexa: since we launched Alexa four years ago, customers are listening to more music at home than ever. We are committed to providing great music providers to our customers and since the launch of the music skill API to developers only last month, we have expanded the music selection of Alexa to include Even more top-level services. We are happy to bring Apple Music, one of the most popular music services in the US, to Echo customers this holiday.
Amazon offers a wide range of Echo speakers, from Dot (currently very discounted) to Echo Plus. The company does not say if Apple Music will work with other Alexa-enabled loudspeakers. It would be great news if that were the case, as they include offers of sound companies such as Sonos, Bose and Harmon Kardon.
Apple's decision to allow this to be an additional indication of the growing importance of revenue for recurring services to the company: it is more concerned with selling subscriptions to Apple Music than HomePods.
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