Another Amazon device is getting Apple Music support in the US

Joann Johnston
March 15, 2019

But with the huge commercial success of the rival Echo range, it makes sense for Apple to try and get its services in more homes and in front of more users - even if that means dropping some of the incentive to purchasing an Apple HomePod speaker.

Do you use Apple Music?

Amazon is rolling out expanded support for Apple Music this week.

Apple Music coming to Fire TV is just another sign of Apple expanding the availability of its services.

The news of Apple Music coming to the Echo in the United Kingdom comes months after the service launched in the US.

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If you've already enabled the Apple Music Alexa skill for your Echo devices, you don't need to do anything to begin listening to your library on a Fire TV.

"Apple Music subscribers will be able to enjoy Apple Music's 50 million songs on Echo devices".

Once enabled, voice commands of "Alexa, play Beats 1 on Apple Music" or "Alexa, play my favorites playlist on Apple Music" will get you going.

Listeners only want to be tied to so many music streaming platforms, each with their own monthly subscriptions, and separate playlists they might have customized for themselves. Well, as long as you ask Alexa, of course.

The £9.99 service has gone from strength to strength since it was first launched back in 2015 and is now one of the most popular in the world.

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