Best new playlists, shows, and exclusives on Apple Music in June 2018


Subscribers can check out Apple Music's latest Up Next artist, Juice WRLD. This week, Zane Lowe sat down to talk with the singer for an exclusive interview that you can watch through Apple Music.

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 Elton John, Virgil Abloh, and Jehnny Beth.

  • Rocket Hour - This week, Elton John has a FaceTime conversation with Sofi Tukker, and plays music from isaac gracie, John Mayer, Ray LaMontagne, and The Beaches.
  • St. Vincent's Mixtape Delivery Service - The mix this week goes out to a fan preparing to enter his 30s, offering music from Danny Brown, Yellow Days, Yuna, and The Killers.
  • Time Crisis - The latest episode of Ezra Koenig's show takes us backstage of the Father's Day show for his band, Vampire Weekend, which took place in Ojai. The music on the show includes work from Baio, Childish Gambino, Drake, and Phil Collins.

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 Drake, A$AP Ferg, Mansionair, and Mitski. - Get the playlist
  • The Beats 1 List - The music on this list is is the best of what's playing on Beats 1 this week, currently led by Years & Years, Juice WRLD, Teyana Taylor, The Carters, and Alesia Cara. - Get the playlist
  • Friday Feeling - Get ready for the weekend with this freshly-updated list to put you in the partying mood, full of songs from the likes of Calvin Harris, Drake, TLC, Maroon 5, and Gwen Stefani. - Get the playlist

Video playlists

  • Drake Videos Essentials - Devoted to Drake, this list features the artist's most memorable videos, from 'Hotline Bling,' to 'Find Your Love.' - Watch the list
  • The Plug Videos - These hip-hop videos offer a look at the high life, for motivational purposes only, of course. Check out work from minos, Jay Rock, Rick Ross, and Wiz Khalifa. - Watch the list
  • Kids and Family Videos - The videos on this list are geared more towards the family-friendly side of things, with videos from Justin Timberlake, The Beatles, Demi Lovato, and The Lumineers. - Watch the list

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Joseph Keller

Joseph Keller is the former Editor in Chief of iMore. An Apple user for almost 20 years, he spends his time learning the ins and outs of iOS and macOS, always finding ways of getting the most out of his iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac.