Posted Wed Jul 23, 2014 at 04:00 PM PDT by Steven Cohen
Thousands of new songs and hundreds of new playlists have been added to the music streaming service.
Amazon has announced the addition of hundreds of thousands of songs to its Prime Music library. In addition to the many new tracks, the company has also added several more expert-programmed playlists.
"The response we've had to Prime Music has far exceeded our expectations and we're excited to make Prime Music even more valuable for Prime members," said Steve Boom, VP of Digital Music for Amazon. "Prime Music was introduced just over a month ago and we've already significantly expanded the Prime Music catalog. Prime members have been telling us how much they love Prime Playlists, so we're also pleased to offer hundreds of great new playlists to make it easier to enjoy the best of Prime Music."
The massive new selection of music includes tracks by a varied mix of artists like David Guetta, Al Green, Miles Davis, Kendrick Lamar, Linkin Park, Shakira, Deadmau5, Ella Fitzgerald, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Neil Young, DJ Snake & Lil Jon, Young the Giant, A$AP Rocky, Elvis, Oasis, Kacey Musgraves, Ray Charles, Panic! at the Disco, Wyclef Jean, Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Skrillex, John Coltrane and many more. Likewise, the newly added playlists cover categories like "Upbeat Indie Vibes," "Electronic Beats for Work," "Rainy Day Jazz," and "Justin Timberlake’s Top Songs."
Prime Music has been active since June 12 and allows Prime users to stream a growing collection of ad-free music tracks to their Kindle Fire HD/HDX, PCs, Macs, web browsers, and iOS/Android devices. In addition, customers can even download tracks to their mobile devices for offline playback. A Prime membership currently costs $99 per year, and also includes free 2-day shipping, Prime Instant Video, and the Kindle Owners' Lending Library.
Source: Amazon via BusinessWire
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