See how Apple's new Music app with Beats streaming will look like come iOS 8.4

See how Apple's new Music app with Beats streaming will look like come iOS 8.4
When the next iOS update is released, Apple's Music app will come with a brand new interface, readied for the revamped Beats Music streaming feature to be added upon its WWDC announcement in June. If you want to see how the new music app, that will serve as a tune portal for hundreds of millions of iPhone users, will look like, look no further than the iOS 8.4 beta, with screenshots provided below.

Apple purchased Beats for $3 billion in May of last year, and speculation has the tech titan offering a $9.99 a month streaming music service for individuals and a $14.99 plan for families. Looking to compete against such popular music streamers as Spotify, Apple is hoping to sign up certain musicians to exclusivity deals.

Apple is hoping that consumers will be willing to shell out the monthly fee for Beats Music to hear certain tunes that won't be streamed anywhere else. Besides facing competition from Spotify, YouTube and others, Jay Z's new Tidal is also looking to take advantage of exclusivity deals with popular artists. The streaming music service has a big advantage over Apple since its co-owners include Rihanna and Beyonce. Both stars are promoting exclusive tunes for Tidal subscribers. The streamer charges $9.99 a month for a standard subscription, with a special high-fidelity stream offered for $19.99 a month. Singer Alicia Keys is also a part owner in Tidal which she says, "puts the power back in the artists’ hands."

By next year, streaming revenue should exceed music downloads, which has been in a steady decline. Check out the new Music app interface below, here is Apple's changelog of new features added to the Music mix:


source: 9to5Mac

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