100 Million Free Songs for Prime Members
Amazon Prime has develop into costlier over time, now costing as much as $180 per yr. Would that worth be value it in the event you additionally acquired free music? Amazon Prime members beforehand had entry to over 2 million free songs, however that quantity simply grew to 100 million.
Whereas entry to 100 million songs may seem to be an enormous enchancment, some subscribers are sad. Previously, Prime members utilizing Amazon Music might choose and take heed to any of the offered songs on demand.
With the music library rising to 100 million songs, the service will play any albums or playlists chosen in shuffle mode. Customers who want to have direct on-demand entry to any of the offered tracks might want to improve their subscription.
Amazon follows an identical mannequin to Spotify, providing a tier by which an intensive assortment of songs are made out there for free of charge. Nonetheless, they’ll’t be chosen on demand. You may contemplate Amazon’s providing higher than Spotify’s free tier, because it doesn’t embody advertisements.
Whereas Spotify provides random, ad-supported entry to 70 million songs, Amazon Music offers random, ad-free entry to 100 million songs. If you’re a Spotify free-tier subscriber, you might wish to contemplate switching over to Amazon.
Current Prime members who’ve beforehand taken benefit of Amazon Music could also be much less happy with the shuffle mode change. Sadly, for these members, the choice is both to stay with the change or pony up one other $8.99 a month.
The change to Amazon Music may also embody entry to lots of the firm’s in-house podcasts and a number of different high podcasts which can be advert free. Amazon Music is not only making an attempt to focus on music listeners; it desires podcast followers, too.
Amazon Prime members can benefit from the brand new choices by heading to the Amazon Music webpage and starting streaming. A desktop app (PC and Mac) and cell apps for Apple iOS and Android units are additionally out there at no further price.
Michael Archambault is a senior author for The Penny Hoarder specializing in expertise.