November 2019

Amazon Expands Free Music Service

The company made its ad-sponsored Amazon Music streaming tier free to iOS, Android and Amazon Fire TV users. . Music fans will be able to play thousands of stations based on any song, artist, era, and genre; hear top global playlists; and the best in holiday tunes. , Amazon, via blog post. The free streaming tier was previously only available to owners of Echo speakers and other Alexa devices. A Prime subscription is not required, but an Amazon account is needed to access the playlists. Amazon’s other streaming tiers, such as Amazon Music Unlimited, offer ad-free streaming for a monthly subscription fee.