Apple Music subscribers now have the option to upgrade to Lossless and Hi-Res Lossless audio formats to maximize sound quality. The following hardware supports ALAC (Apple Lossless Audio Codec) format:
Shazam is offering a promotion for 5 months of free Apple Music from now until January 17, 2021. Apple acquired Shazam in 2018 and has integrated the song identification service into the iOS Control Center and into the Siri voice assistant. The Shazam app still offers more functionality, such as saving music to iCloud and playing identified songs on linked streaming music services.
This week Apple fired up its 24-7 music video channel, Apple Music TV. The live streaming service is free to watch, and includes live shows, world premieres, music videos, and more. US-based customers can see Apple Music TV in the Apple TV app or the Apple Music app. The channel can also be seen by launching Apple TV via apple.co/applemusictv.
Apple Music fans looking for the Get Up! Mix may have noticed it's gone. In fact, the playlist has not been discontinued.
Apple has renamed the mix to Workout Mix.
Apple has renamed the radio station Beats 1 to Apple Music 1. Along with this change, Apple has added two additional stations: