A list of playlists? In , the state of music discovery has really come to this. Now that on-demand streaming is no longer a novelty, services from Spotify and Rhapsody to Google Play Music and Tidal are competing to out-curate one another. One of the main ways these companies are working to bring new music to the surface is the playlist — to the point where these simple sets of songs now cry out for a little curating of their own. Thing is, with some variations, the types of professionally made playlists available on each interactive streaming service — as opposed to radio-style services epitomized by Pandora — are starting to become fairly consistent, too. Since launching June 30 , Apple Music has stood out for a particular emphasis on creative song selection by experts. Apple Music just happens to do it better.
Top Apple Music playlists by genre
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With Apple Music inbuilt on iOS products and clearly expanding into non-Apple branded kit, it's increasingly easy to access and really rather likeable. But what should you listen to? Answer: one of these great Apple Music playlists. Whether you want to push through that last kilometre to beat your 10K time, focus the mind while working from home or calm yourself before some shut-eye, playlists are a great option.
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March 10, Zack Kulm. Americans have caught the music streaming bug. Companies like Apple Music and Spotify provide users with millions of songs, innovative music discovery tools and lots of playlists. After launching in , Apple Music quickly grew into one of the most used platforms in the country. It now has more paid subscribers in the US than Spotify and at least 60 million subscribers around the globe. Its playlists are also impressive. Several are curated by teams of editors and music icons like Lars Ulrich and Drake. Playlists are essentially collections of songs grouped by genre, mood and dozens of other hierarchies.
Use this tip on your iPhone or Mac -- it'll make you look at your music library in a whole new way. For me, looking back at the music I listened to in the past year always provides insight and triggers memories, good and bad. I like to think of it as a musical record of another year gone by.