Amazon’s new music service isn’t very good—but it’s still a nice perk for Prime members.
On Thursday, Amazon released Prime Music, its long-rumored streaming music service.
If you already have Amazon Prime, this can only be good news.
If you don’t, however, you can ignore it entirely, as I’ll explain.
Is Prime Music Unlimited worth it?
These days, there are plenty of ways to listen to your favorite songs, but streaming music is definitely the most convenient. Amazon Music Unlimited costs $7.99 a month for Prime members or $9.99 a month for non-members.
What is the difference between Prime Music and Prime Music Unlimited?
The biggest difference between Prime Music and Amazon Music Unlimited is the number of available songs: Prime streaming offers about 2 million tracks, where Amazon Music Unlimited offers “tens of millions” of songs. Prime Music is included with your $99 a year Prime subscription.
Do Amazon Prime members get free music?
Prime Music is a benefit included in your Prime membership at no extra charge. It features more than 2 million songs and more than 2,000 playlists and stations — all ad-free, with unlimited skips and available for offline playback.
Is prime music better than Spotify?
It’s been selling MP3s for years, while Prime members can access 2 million tracks via Amazon Prime Music. Amazon Music Unlimited expands that catalog to 50 million songs. The big difference between Spotify and Amazon Music Unlimited is Amazon offers a tier of service for use on one Echo device for $3.99 per month.