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Apple Music Radio shows are now included in Apple podcasts

Apple Music Podcasts

Apple is bringing the music to podcasts as subscribers now have the option to listen to their favourite Apple Music Radio shows on the podcast app. That includes Africa Now with Nandi Madida, The Zane Lowe Show, and Rap Life Radio. Apple Music produces an array of award-winning programming spanning genres and formats, including anchor […]

Artists on Apple Music Can Now Celebrate Shareable Milestones With Fans

Apple Music Shareable Milestones

Apple Music will be rolling out a new iOS feature in Apple Music for Artists called Shareable Milestones that will provide artists with the tools to easily share key milestones and successes with their fans on social media directly from the Apple Music for Artists app. Artists love sharing key moments of their careers with […]

Apple Music Announces Apple Music Radio

Apple today announced two new live global radio offerings on Apple Music, now available to music fans in 165 countries. Beginning today, Beats 1, the flagship global radio station, will be renamed Apple Music 1, and two additional radio stations will launch: Apple Music Hits, celebrating everyone’s favorite songs from the ’80s, ’90s, and 2000s, and Apple Music Country, spotlighting country music.  Since Apple […]

Visionary Women Are Celebrated This Month With Apple Music

It’s Women’s Month and Apple Music is celebrating visionary women with playlists from the country’s leading female artists, influencers and personalities. The 15 phenomenal Mzansi women are Elaine, Nadia Nakai, Boity, Sha Sha, Nandi Madida, Loot Love, Holly Rey, Sarah Langa, Kefilwe Mabote, Mihlali Ndamase, Kim Jayde, Bernice West, Christia Visser, Ama Qamata, and Natasha […]

Apple Music launches Africa Now with DJ Cuppy

Apple Music recently announced a new show on the streaming service dedicated to African sounds and artists and hosted by DJ Cuppy. The show debuted on the 31st May and will air weekly on Sundays. Of the show, Cuppy said, “There are so many rich textures and sounds in Africa and the time is now for […]

Karabo Poppy, Davido, and other artists curate Africa Day playlists

Karabo Poppy, Davido, Laolu, and Msaki are amongst a group of 15 artists who’ve curated their own playlists for Apple Music in celebration of Africa Day. “African music is rich and diverse because Africa is a continent, not a country,” Angelique Kidjo explains. “Its music ranges from Uum Kulthum of Egypt down to Miriam Makeba of South Africa, with many distinct styles and […]

Celebrating Africa Month with Apple Music

May is recognised as Africa Month all over the continent. It’s in commemoration of the founding of the Organisation of African Unity, which is known as the African Union these days. The political quests are for the unity of the continent and for the political and economic emancipation of its people as well as co-operation […]

Young Money Radio coming to Apple Music

If your teenage years weren’t filled with the hype around Lil Wayne, your favourite artist has definitely drawn some influence from him. True to form, he’s back to his trendsetting ways as the first artist hosted show on Apple Music to broadcast live via video stream. Lil Wayne is now on Apple Music with Young Money Radio. Each episode will feature exclusive […]

Boity, Pearl Thusi, and DJ Zinhle give us their favourite summertime playlists

Apple Music has launched its Summertime Sounds campaign featuring playlists from some of South Africa and the world’s biggest celebrities and influencers. It includes a broad selection of playlists curated by top celebrities and musicians from South Africa and around the globe including; Boity, Pearl Thusi, Rich Mnisi, Kendall Jenner, DJ Zinhle, Jeannie D, Nadia […]

Apple Music reveals the top performing artists on the service

Apple Music is celebrating four years in Africa and with that have announced the top performing artists on the service both in South Africa, and sub-Saharan Africa over the past four years. Artists like Black Coffee, Nasty C, Burna Boy, AKA, Cassper Nyovest, Sjava, Sun-El Musician dominate locally whilst Ed Sheeran, Drake and Khalid are […]

Burna Boy for Apple Music’s Up Next

Burna Boy

Apple Music today announced African superstar Burna Boy as its latest Up Next artist. As the credited creator of the genre “Afrofusion” – the rich blend of Afrobeats, hip-hop, dancehall and R&B – the Nigeria-born singer and songwriter is among contemporary African music’s biggest stars and Apple Music is thrilled to be propelling his music to the […]