As the music streaming industry is growing at a fast pace in India, e-commerce giant Amazon has just launched the Amazon Prime Music in India. Amazon Prime Music is a music streaming service that will offer ad-free music streaming, exclusively to Amazon Prime members. Amazon Prime Music will also offer unlimited offline downloads and voice controls using Alexa at no additional cost to Prime membership.
Amazon said in a press note that Prime Music includes tens of millions of songs across major International and Indian music labels in over 10 languages including English, Hindi, Tamil, Punjabi, Bengali, Kannada, Telugu etc. The Amazon Prime Music app will be available on both Android and iOS, and it will be also available as Desktop app and Web player, Amazon Fire TV sticks and Amazon Echo devices.
Amazon Prime Music is smarter with Alexa Voice controls as users can now find and play music using Alexa voice controls. Amazon Prime Music makes asking for your favorite music as simple and natural as talking to a friend. By simply tapping the Alexa icon in the Amazon Prime Music app and asking for favorite songs, albums and artists it will bring the same to users.
Commenting on the launch, Sahas Malhotra, Director, Amazon Music India said, “We believe music listeners are going to love Amazon Prime Music as we bring a global service that’s been truly localized in its selection and curation. With ad-free streaming at no additional cost to Prime members, Amazon Prime Music offers a welcome break from text and voice ads that come between you and your favorite music. Moreover, with voice controls the music listening experience cannot get any simpler, making music listening delightful, effortless and a natural experience for customers. Listening to your favorite music has never been more fun”.
Talking about Amazon Prime benefits and the latest addition to Prime beneifts, Amit Agarwal, SVP and Country Head, Amazon India said, “At Amazon, we continue to add value to our popular Prime program. With the launch of Amazon Prime Music, we now offer Prime members an easy, uninterrupted access to a world of music entertainment with their Prime membership. We think Prime members will enjoy this latest addition with the many Prime benefits that already include unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Amazon Prime Video and unlimited free fast delivery on eligible items from India’s largest online selection of products, early access to top deals and more.”
Key Features of Amazon Prime Music:
- No Ads, No interruptions, Unlimited downloads: No ads in between a track, no pop-ups, neither you need to pay to download any track of playlist.
- Alexa Voice powered control: Searching doesn’t look more natural than talking, just ask Alexa to search your favorite artists, album or song and immerse yourself into a rich music experience.
- Global selection in multiple languages: Be it Retro Classics, Rock, Bhangra, Rabindra Sangeet or even EDM, there’s music for everyone, every moment, every mood to choose from millions of songs in multiple languages.
- Curated Playlists and Stations.
Existing Amazon Prime members can enjoy all the benefits of Prime membership that includes free fast delivery, TV shows and movies on Prime Video and the latest addition, Amazon Prime Music. Regular users can signup for Amazon Prime and continue enjoying the same benefits for Rs. 999 per year.