Following the big announcement at WWDC 2016 that Apple Music is due for a redesign, the heads behind the service sat down in an new interview to discuss the platform as a whole. Speaking with Billboard, Apple's Eddy Cue, Jimmy Iovine, Trent Reznor and Robert Kondrk spoke at length about Apple Music, Apple's relationship with the music industry, and more.
One of the biggest topics tackled was the potential for a streaming-only future. Cue addressed this concern, noting that music downloads aren't going away any time soon, and sales have actually been boosted by the availability of streaming thus far.
Cue and Iovine also touched on Beats 1 when prompted about its absence in the keynote. The redesign is meant to make interacting with Beats 1 much bette, Cue says, while Iovine notes that Beats 1 will also be venturing into video content. Robert Kondrk also took a moment to explain how the Beats 1 intersects with Apple's music ecosystem as a whole:
For much more, be sure to check out the full interview from Billboard. And for more from WWDC 2016, you can follow all of our coverage through the links below.
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