Apple Music has started rolling out a new personalized radio station feature, but no official announcement has been made to subscribers. The new personalized radio station, dubbed “Discovery Station,” will reportedly help users discover new songs based on their listening history. The feature is very similar to Apple Music’s rival music streaming platform Spotify’s Discover Weekly playlists. The new feature for playlist suggested songs is said to be rolling out globally soon. However, Apple has not revealed the details of how it will work.
Recently launched a new Discovery Station tab spot on Apple Music. However, it did not reveal any details about the algorithm of the feature.However, as describe 9to5Mac’s new feature will offer algorithmic discovery options based on a user’s listening history and preferences. According to reports, the new Discovery Station was first discovered by users on August 7 and will be gradually rolled out to all users worldwide. The new feature appears under the “Listen Now” tab of “Stations For You” in the Apple Music app.
The report also adds that the new Discovery Station on Apple Music may not be able to play songs from libraries or playlists. Instead, it plays songs that are similar to the user’s listening history but that the user has never played before.
For weekly updated playlists, Apple Music offers 25 songs per playlist. However, through the new Discovery station, subscribers will have access to more than 100 million songs. For the uninitiated, Apple Music subscriptions in India start at just Rs. 49 However, this is a Siri-only program. Apple Music subscriptions for iPhone and MacBook start at Rs. 99 per month.
Earlier this year, Apple launched a dedicated classical music app called Apple Music Classical. It claims to offer the world’s largest catalog of classical music, containing more than five million tracks. The app is free for Apple Music subscribers in all countries where Apple Music is accessible, excluding China, Japan, South Korea, Russia, Taiwan, and Turkey.