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!


Check out the latest episode of Carpool Karaoke exclusively on Apple Music. The latest episode features former NFL defensive end and host Michael Strahan and former Nascar driver Jeff Gordon.

  • Carpool Karaoke: Jeff Gordon and Michael Strahan - Check it out!

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, Ezra Koenig, and Jehnny Beth.

  • Rocket Hour - Elton John talks with DJ Maura Masa about his debut album, and plays music from Beastie Boys, The Beatles, Talk Talk, Kanye West, and many more.

  • Time Crisis - In the latest episode of Time Crisis, actor and Twitter personality Zack Fox guests as the show offers up music from the likes of Neil Sedaka, The Kinks, Thundercat, and Tom Waits.

  • Start Making Sense - Saxophonist Kumasi Washington guests on the show and talks to host Jehnny Beth. Episode 73 features work from Everything Is Recorded, Snoop Doug, Makaya McCraven, and The Milk.

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 Niall Horan, Nick Jonas, Gucci Mane, and Foo Fighters. - Get the playlist
  • Trap Kingz - Check out this mix of the best of Latin trap music, continually updated by Apple Music. The list currently features artists such as Farruko, Ozuna, Juhn, and Yandel. - Get the playlist
  • Alternative Hits - Listen to the latest and greatest in the alternative music scene, with this list currently populated by ARIZONA, Portugal. The Man, Brother Sundance, and Amy Shark. - Get the playlist

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