How to stream Apple’s Beats 1 live radio station on any Android right now

How to stream Apple’s Beats 1 live radio station on any Android right now
With the arrival of the new Apple Music app yesterday, came the first broadcast of the new official 24-hour radio station of Apple's mixer. It transforms the iTunes Radio mixer into a live station with guest DJs from the ranks of Pharrell, Drake, Muse and even the omnipresent David Guetta. 

Beats 1 is the name of Apple's first radio station, and it is available in 100 countries at launch. As stated, Beats 1 will be a 24-hour listening spree managed by popular DJs like Zane Lowe in Los Angeles, Ebro Darden in New York, and Julie Adenuga in London. The station started strong yesterday with Zane Lowe introducing the iOS masses to Spring King's "City" as the first track ever to be heard on Beats 1 (we are sure by now there is a Wiki page somewhere about this).

Android users are left in the cold when it comes to Beats 1, as the Apple Music app will appear in the Play Store in the fall, and will likely be the first official Apple app for Android when it lands. Fret not, however, as you can listen to Beats 1 right now on your Android device, just point your browser to the source link below, and go on your merry melody way. Apple might plug this in quickly, and there are intermittent issues with the stream, but in the meantime you can still check out what the Beats 1 fuss is all about.

Listen to the live Beats 1 radio station broadcast here

source: BenjiR (Twitter)



1. waddup121 unregistered

Thanks PA!

2. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Apple using a more readily available platform to make more money. I would not shame my device by putting anything related to Apple on it. I rather have Microsoft apps before Apple's. I just don't see the benefit. iTunes already has streaming music for the typical stations I listen too. What exactly si the benefit to Beats 1? I am just comparing. For example, for me my favorites stations are 80's and 90's music mostly, Trance and Progressive Eurostyle music too. Now, Apple again already has at least 5 available stations that stream on iTunes for FREE> if I paid 9.99 for Beats 1, many of those types of stations would also be available basically playing the exact same music. Why do you need 2 options that essentially do the same thing? Now if Apple pulls all of that out of iTunes, it still doesn't justify Beats1 because again it was free in iTunes. The only downside I've found to most free services being hit with ads, not being able to skip unlimited times and basically its just like free radio where they basically play the same songs all day.

3. bakhti

Posts: 4; Member since: May 06, 2010

Beats 1 is free the streaming service is the only part that costs $9.99

4. AlikMalix unregistered

"I would not shame my device by putting anything related to Apple on it. I rather have Microsoft apps before Apple's." Very creative writing, you should write these unbiased iOS reviews - I have learned so much... Your deep insight is inspiring me to buy android and never look back!!!

5. elizabethannaheim

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 14, 2015

Thanks for the article. Netflix app, Hulu and BBC is great on Android. If live outside USA, you can use tools like UnoTelly to get Netflix, Hulu and BBC on your Android.

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