Amazon Prime Members Stream Tens of Millions of Songs on Prime Music
Amazon today announced that in the week following the introduction of Prime Music, Prime members streamed tens of millions of songs -- that's millions of hours of music -- and added tens of millions of songs and more than a million Prime Playlists to their music libraries, for free.
Prime Music launched on June 12, giving millions of U.S. Prime members unlimited, ad-free access to over a million songs at no additional cost to their membership. Prime Music is the latest benefit of Amazon Prime and joins unlimitedFree Two-Day Shipping on more than 20 million items, unlimited streaming of tens of thousands of popular movies and TV episodes through Prime Instant Video and access to more than 500,000 books to borrow for free with the Kindle Owners' Lending Library.
"Prime members across the country have been rockin' out this week, exceeding our expectations for how well this new benefit would be received," said Steve Boom, VP of Digital Music for Amazon. "We're humbled and thrilled to see just how enthusiastically customers have responded to this service. We're looking forward to continuing to add new artists, albums and playlists so we can keep Prime members singing, dancing, driving, working out and rocking to their favorite music."
Most listened-to Prime Playlists:
1. 50 Great Epic Classic Rock Songs
2. Pop to Make You Feel Better
3. 50 Great Classic Rock Songs
4. Feel Good Country
5. I <3 Pop Hits
6. '80s Dance Floor Fillers
7. 50 Great '80s Rock Songs
8. 50 Great '90s Alternative Songs
9. Glee Cast's Top Songs
10. 50 Great Pop Songs of the 2000s
Most listened-to Prime songs:
Pitbull featuring Ke$ha
2. "All Of Me"
3. "Get Lucky"
Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers
4. "Ain't It Fun"
6. "Let Her Go"
7. "Don't Stop Believin'"
8. "(Don't Fear) The Reaper"
Blue Oyster Cult
Prime members in the U.S. can listen to Prime Music at www.primemusic.com, and on Kindle Fire HD/HDX, iOS, Android, PC, and Mac. Eligible customers who are not already Prime members can try Prime Music with a 30-day free trial of Amazon Prime by visiting www.amazon.com/prime.
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