Best new playlists, shows, and exclusives on Apple Music

Each week we'll bring you the best radio shows, playlists, and exclusives that Apple Music has to offer!


This week, check out "Freer Than I Ever Been," an exclusive documentary about hip-hop artist 6LACK. The documentary explores the people and places that helped sharp 6LACK and his music. You can also check out the artist's interview with Zane Lowe.

Best of Beats 1

One of the best parts of Apple's Beats 1 is the lineup of unique shows that the station has assembled. Apple Music subscribers can listen to each full episode on demand, or skip to the new playlist with tracks from that week's show. This week, we've got new episodes from Jehnny Beth, Anna Lunoe, and Ryan Adams.

  • Start Making Sense - Armen Ra pops up to talk to Jehnny about New York in the 1980s, his art, and his sexuality. The episode features music from the likes of Marc Almond, Amanda Lear, Marlene Dietrich, and more.

  • HYPERHOUSE - Host Anna Lunoe plays her new single, while DNMO x Sub Urban premiere, with SLushii coming in as the Guest Selecta. In this episode, you'll find music from Brohug, DJ Snake, Charli XCX, and Getter.

  • The Midnight Wave - Host Ryan Adams and his friends talk ghost stories and freestyle raps in the fifth episode of The Midnight Wave, which also features music from Dead Kennedys, Whitney Houston, Steely Dan, Kraftwerk, and Mike Oldfield.

Essential Playlists

Apple Music features a number of carefully curated playlists built both by its own experts as well as several influential publications and companies. These lists highlight the week's best music, interesting artists that you should be listening to, and more, and are constantly updated with fresh tracks.

  • What are Earth's favorite songs? - Apple gets ready for Earth Day with the playlist that mixes classic tunes with the new favorites of Apple's editors. Check out music from artists like U2 Peter Gabriel, Nebo Case, Louis Armstrong, and more. - Get the playlist
  • Guardians of the Galaxy: The Complete Collection - Get ready for Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume 2 with this complete collection of the music from both it and the first movie. This list from Disney Music features tracks from Electric Light Orchestra, Sam Cooke, Cheap Trick, and so many more. - Get the playlist
  • The Apple Music List - Apple's worldwide music editors continually update this list with the best new music from both new and established artists. Currently, catch tracks from Charlie Puth, Kendrick Lamar, Sigrid, and 6LACK. - Get the playlist

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