Amazon brings Alexa to Amazon Music App
Alexa, Play me a tune
Alexa has finally joined the Amazon Music app on iOS and Android, users in the US, UK, Germany and Austria can now ask Alexa to play tens of millions of songs using the App, or Alexa powered devices. This gives the music lovers another option to find the music they want to play: either by browsing the app interface, or by simply asking Alexa. To access Alexa within the Amazon Music app, simply use the push-to-talk function within the Amazon Music app for iOS and Android on connected mobile devices and tablets. If you need instructions on using the App with your device, you can go to amazon.com/alexaonmobile.
Millions of Alexa customers have enjoyed listening to music on Echo devices, and with Amazon Music’s innovative Alexa voice controls, customers can ask for music based on genre, decade, mood, tempo, activity or even the lyrics if they can’t remember the name of a song. Users can give simple voice-commands like, “Play the new song by Fifth Harmony,” and Alexa will play “He Like That.” You can also ask for playlists or genres, like “Play music for a road trip,” or “Play Coldplay from the 2000s”.
“Amazon Music customers already know and love Alexa from listening on Echo devices,” stated Steve Boom, VP of Amazon Music. “Now our mobile listeners can enjoy an entirely new app experience that combines the power and simplicity of Alexa voice controls with the visual richness of the Amazon Music app.”
To start listening to music with Alexa wherever you go, simply update the Amazon Music app for iOS or Android. Alexa is also available for Amazon Music customers on Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Show, Amazon Tap, Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Edition and Fire Tablets.
In addition to streaming with Amazon Music Unlimited (standalone, on-demand music streaming service) and Amazon Prime Music (included in Prime memberships), Amazon Music offers a wide selection of CD and Vinyl, including AutoRip on more than a hundred thousand albums, and tens of millions of MP3 songs to purchase and own.