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, go behind the scenes with Niall Horan and get an exclusive look at the making of the singer's first solo album. The short film lasts about 30 minutes and covers Horan's process of striking out on his own.

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 Pharrell Williams, Ezra Koenig, and St. Vincent.

  • OTHERtone - This week, Pharrell and Scott present the OTHERdaze Mix, which features work from a plethora of artists, including Young Thug, Majid Jordan, and Snoh Aalegra, while the playlist puts the spotlight on Tom Petty, Mk.gee, Coucou Chlo√©, and Stormzy.

  • Time Crisis - Ezra and Jake pay tribute to the late Tom Petty on the latest episode of Time Crisis, joined by music journalist Josh Eells. Petty naturally is prominent on the playlist, alongside the likes of Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley, Led Zeppelin, and Logic.

  • St. Vincent's Mixtape Delivery Service - St. Vincent creates a mix for a mother who worries that she may have lost something of herself in motherhood. This episode has music from Lizzo, Solange, Florence + The Machine, and Sun Kil Moon.

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.

  • 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 Taylor Swift, Niall Horan, Future & Young Thug, and Kygo. - Get the playlist
  • New Fire - Check out the music that's currently heating up dance floors and festival stages across the would, with the list currently led by tracks from Valentino Khan, Kris Wu, Tierra Whack, and Stwo. - Get the playlist
  • Weekend Worthy - Queue up the music you'll be listening to through the weekend with new work from the likes of Nydge, Dagny, Thutmose, Beck, and more. - Get the playlist

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