This week, check out an exclusive interview between Apple Music's Up Next artist H.E.R. and Beats 1 anchor Ebro Darden.

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 Vince Staples, Ezra Koenig, and Noisey.

  • Ramona Radio - Vince Staples and Westside Ty talk to fans and play some of their favorite tracks.

  • .Paak House Radio - On the latest episode of Anderson .Paak's Beats 1 show, Jon Batiste and Robert Glasper team up to jam while Dave Chappell gets pranked. The playlist for this week features work from SZA, ScHoolboy Q, Kendrick Lamar, and Blueface.

  • St. Vincent's Mixtape Delivery Service - This week, Annie's put together a list to combat stress, with anxiety-relieving tracks on the list coming from the likes of kotokoto, Brian Eno, kotokoto, Brian Eno, and kotokoto (seriously, it's just kotokoto and Brian Eno this week).

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 Anderson .Paak, Little Mix, Brian Newman, Mumford & Sons, and more. - Get the playlist
  • Piano Bar - Let this list simply carry you away with its collection of jazz piano-led and supported tracks curated by Jeff Goldblum (yep, that's right). Check out work from Duke Ellington, Herbie Hancock, Billy Taylor, and Errol Garner. - Get the playlist
  • Essential Christmas - Don't let anyone tell you when you should celebrate Christmas. It's entirely up to you. If you want to start right now, let this list help you out. It's got a bunch of your Christmas favorites from the likes of Mariah Carey, Wham!, Eartha Kitt, Paul McCartney, and many more. - Get the playlist

Video playlists

  • The Beats 1 Video List - These are the videos for some of the best music playing on Beats 1 right now, with work from Anderson .Paak, ROSALÍA, Tyra, and Billie Eilish. - Get the playlist
  • The A-List: K-Pop Videos - K-Pop is currently on track to dominate the entire world any day now, so use this list to get up to speed on the top work from some of the biggest artists in the genre, including JENNIE, EXO, NCT 127, and BoA. - Watch the list
  • Classical Edge - On this list you'll find videos from the fringes of new music, with video featuring the work of composers and artists like Eric Whitaker, Max Richter, Luca D'Alberto, and Maya Beiser. - Watch the list

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