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


This week, Apple Music has an exclusive video from Greta Van Fleet. The video comes from the band's Up Next Session, with a new live version of "When the Curtain Falls," from their upcoming album, Anthem of the Peaceful Army. You can also add that Up Next Session album to your library, too.

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, St. Vincent, and The Internet.

  • Rocket Hour - Elton John discusses his love of Iceland and plays music from the likes of Tom Grennan, Travis Scott, Alice in Chains, and Aretha Franklin.

  • Time Crisis - Ezra and Jake take time to talk about Eminem and discuss the musical legacy of the state of Connecticut. This time around, the playlist is populated by the likes of Downtown Boys, Cardi B, Drake, and The Doors.

  • The Internet Presents: The Internet - The Internet pays tribute to the late Mac Miller, while also welcoming guests Thundercat and Quinta. The playlist features music from Mac Miller, Buddy, Sys, and Kali Uchis.

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 French Montana, Dinah Jane, Mumford & Sons, Avril Lavigne, and more. - Get the playlist
  • The New Rock - These are the hottest new tracks in rock music, representing where the genre is headed. The latest iteration of the list is lead by acts like Greta Van Fleet, Liily, Jade Bird, and Rival Sons. - Get the playlist
  • #OnRepeat - The top R&B and hip-hop tracks that you can't stop listening to, with a playlist starring Lil Peep, Lil Uzi Vert, Kanye West, Quavo, and many, many more. - Get the playlist

Video playlists

  • Untitled - These are innovative videos, featuring fresh voices or interesting visual ideas across a number of musical styles, starring artists like Thom Yorke, Lana Del Rey, How to Dress, and IDLES. - Watch the list
  • La Fórmula Videos - Focusing on Latin urban music, the videos on this list feature amazing videos that both colorful and adventurous. This list is led by artists like Fuego, Bad Bunny, Anuel AA, and De La Ghetto. - Watch the list
  • '00s Video Hits - This list highlights some of the best videos from the early part of this century, from pop to hip-hop, starring the likes of Beyoncé, Rihanna, Britney Spears, and Amy Winehouse. - Watch the list

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

Apple Music


This post may contain affiliate links. See our disclosure policy for more details.