Apple Corporate Newsroom: Apple presents the Apple Music voice plan
October 18, 2021
New music experience, designed exclusively for Siri, costs just $ 4.99 per month
CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA Apple today announced the Apple Music Voice Plan, a new level of subscription for Apple Music built around the power of Siri. The Apple Music voice plan provides subscribers with access to the service’s catalog of 90 million songs; tens of thousands of playlists, including hundreds of all new mood and activity playlists, custom mixes and genre stations; as well as the award-winning Apple Music Radio – all via Siri for just $ 4.99 per month.
âApple Music and Siri are natural partners and already work seamlessly together,â said Oliver Schusser, vice president of Apple Music and Beats. “With Siri actively used on hundreds of millions of devices around the world, we’re excited to add this new plan that delivers an effortless music experience just by using your voice and makes Apple Music accessible to even more people in the world. world.”
Users can subscribe to the Apple Music Voice plan through Siri by saying âHey Siri, start my Apple Music Voice trialâ or by signing up through the Apple Music app. Once subscribed to the Apple Music Voice plan, users can request music to play on all of their Siri-enabled devices, including HomePod mini, AirPods, iPhone or any other Apple device, and while using CarPlay.
Apple Music is also adding hundreds of new mood and activity playlists created by the writing experts at Apple Music and fully optimized for voice only. Subscribers can ask Siri to âplay the dinner playlist,â âplay something relaxing,â or even âplay more like thisâ for a truly personalized music experience. These new playlists are available to every subscriber on any Apple Music plan – and make using Apple Music, with Siri, even better. Apple Music voice plan subscribers will also have access to the full range of Apple Music playlists, including favorites like New Music Daily, Rap Life, Today’s Hits, Today’s Country, A-List Pop, R&B Now. , and more.
The Apple Music Voice plan will be available later this fall in 17 countries and regions, including Australia, Austria, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Spain, Taiwan, United Kingdom, and United States.
Apple Music Voice Plan subscribers will get a personalized in-app experience with suggestions based on the listener’s music preferences and a queue of recently played music through Siri. In the app, there will also be a dedicated section called âJust Ask Siriâ where subscribers can learn tips for optimizing Siri for Apple Music.
To access Apple Music’s premium offerings including Spatial Audio and Lossless Audio, Lyrics, Music Videos, etc., subscribers can easily upgrade to the Apple Music individual plan for $ 9.99 per month or the family plan with up to six accounts for $ 14.99 per month one time.
Pricing and availability
- The new Apple Music voice plan for $ 4.99 (US) by month is available later this fall in select countries and regions.
- Access to Apple Music’s global catalog of over 90 million songs is available through Siri.
- Subscribers have full playback controls, including unlimited song skipping through Siri.
- The Apple Music voice plan offers hundreds of new stations and playlists for every mood and activity, designed for easy voice requests.
- Subscribers can access the Apple Music Voice plan on all of their Siri-enabled devices and features, including HomePod mini, AirPods, CarPlay, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and Mac.
- A one-time, seven-day free preview with no auto-renewal is offered to non-subscribers who request music through Siri.
This press release was produced by Apple’s corporate newsroom. The opinions expressed here are those of the author.