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

Exclusives

This week, check out a new interview between Beats 1's Ebro Darden and ScHoolboy Q. The interview covers everything from the realities of street life in Los Angeles to the loss last year of Mac Miller.

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 Anderson .Paak, Ezra Koenig, and Joe Kay.

  • Rocket Hour - Elton John checks in with singer Ten Tonnes, and offers a playlist with music from Billie Eilish, Honey Harper, Sharon Van Etten, and The Struts.

  • Time Crisis - It's a special episode of Time Crisis this week, in which Ezra, Jake, and Ariel Rechtshaid all discuss the new Vampire Weekend double album, Father of the Bride. The playlist this week consists only of the new album.

  • The New Australia - Learn what's new on Apple Music's The New Australia playlist, with a guide to the influential and emerging artists from the land down under coming alongside the latest hip-hop tracks from the area.

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.

Music playlists

  • Best of the Week - The Apple Music team has collected the week's biggest and best tracks into a new updating list. This week, enjoy music from Ed Sheeran, Avicii, FISHER, and Jhené Aiko. - Get the playlist
  • Future Hits - Get on the pulse of upcoming hit tracks from artists old and new, with new music from the likes of Stormzy, P!nk, Lizzie, and Taylor Swift. - Get the playlist
  • Untitled - These indie tracks can be hard to classify, but they share the DNA of 80s punk, psychedelic pop, or electronic R&B. Currently led by tracks from artists like Mac DeMarco, Crumb, Vampire Weekend, and MorMor. - 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 Taylor Swift, Shawn Mendes, BTS, and Jonas Brothers. - Get the playlist
  • The Beats 1 Video List - These are the videos from the best of what's on Beats 1 right now, with work from musicians like ScHoolboy !, Ariana Grande, Mabel, and Lizzo. - Watch the list
  • Afrobeats Video Hits - Coming out of Nigeria's Afrobeats scene, the videos on these list represent what's hot right now in this genre, with videos coming from Rema, Korede Bello, GuiltyBeatz, and Kizz Daniel. - Watch the list

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