Amazon Prime Music officially comes to India
Amazon has officially launched its music streaming service called Prime Music in India. The Prime Music service can either be downloaded from the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store or be availed on the web. It should be noted that the music streaming service is only available to Amazon's Prime members in the country. Here is more on it.
Prime Music is completely ad-free
The Prime Music app comes with Alexa integration. Through this, users can ask Amazon's voice-enabled digital assistant to look for songs, albums, artists and more with a simple tap on the Alexa icon in the app. Among the host of features in the app, probably the most important is that the platform is completely ad-free.
Amazon Prime Music supports 11 Indian languages
The Prime Music app is available in 11 Indian languages including Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Bengali, Malayalam, Kannada, Bhojpuri, Gujarati and Rajasthani. According to Amazon, its music streaming service features hundreds of playlists and stations that are specially curated on the basis of genres, moods, activities, decades, and artists. It also supports offline downloads and streaming on Chromecast-enabled devices.
It will compete with Indian music biggies like Gaana, Saavan
Earlier, the music service was only available to Amazon Echo customers in the county, that too on a preview basis. Amazon Music will come as a competition to other music streaming services like Gaana, Saavan, Wynk Music, Apple Music, Google Play Music, and Hungama. The service is included in Amazon Prime members' annual fees.