Best new playlists, shows, and exclusives on Apple Music in October 2019

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Apple Music has a plethora of content that goes up each week for you to discover. Whether it's exclusive interviews with artists, cool new music videos, awesome radio shows on Beats 1, or, of course, new music, there's a ton of stuff for you to listen to each week.

While it would be impossible for me to tell you about everything new, here's some of what caught my eye on Apple Music this week.


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This week, check out an exclusive interview between Zane Lowe of Beats 1 and the hip-hop artist from Kazakhstan, Scriptonite. They talk about the hip-hop scene overseas, his newest music, and also what's in store for the furture

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.

Essential Playlists

Apple Music features several 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.

Music playlists

  • Justine Bieber Essentials - The Biebs is back making new music. Hear his new single and dive back through his catalog of music that shaped the artist and exploded the pop music world. - Get the playlist
  • 'Top Franco - Pop tunes, ballads, hip-hop and more from the French-speaking parts of the world! - Get the playlist
  • Music from 'The Morning Show': - Now that Season 1 is over, go back and relive the shows through the soundtrack that made the memorable moments stick in your head! - Get the playlist

Video playlists

  • Today's Video Hits - Stay on top of the top music videos today with this playlist, currently featuring recent work from Post Malone, Katy Perry, Travis Scott, Harry Styles, and more. - Get the playlist
  • Rap Life Videos - Rap and Hip-Hop tend to have music videos that are bold, luxurious, and filled with striking visuals. Check out new videos from Russ & BIA, Doja Cat, Baby Keem, and more! - Watch the list

Bookmark this page and check back next week for more from Apple Music!

Luke Filipowicz
Staff Writer

Luke Filipowicz has been a writer at iMore, covering Apple for nearly a decade now. He writes a lot about Apple Watch and iPad but covers the iPhone and Mac as well. He often describes himself as an "Apple user on a budget" and firmly believes that great technology can be affordable if you know where to look. Luke also heads up the iMore Show — a weekly podcast focusing on Apple news, rumors, and products but likes to have some fun along the way. 

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