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SiriusXM adds 12 months' free Apple Music to Platinum VIP tier

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What you need to know

  • SiriusXM is now offering free Apple Music as a benefit for some customers.
  • Platinum VIP users can now activate 12 months of free Apple Music.
  • This is available to both new and existing customers.

Sirius XM has today announced that it is adding Apple Music as a benefit for its Platinum VIP customers.

The company stated:

SiriusXM announced today a new benefit to deliver even more value to listeners with a special offer for Apple Music.New and existing subscribers to SiriusXM's Platinum VIP plan can activate 12 months of Apple Music for free with their SiriusXM subscription. Apple Music provides consumers access to a catalog of over 90 million songs and 30,000 playlists ad-free, online or off. With Apple Music, Platinum VIP subscribers can also access spatial audio to hear sound all around, time-synced lyrics, music videos, and exclusive artist-hosted shows on the Apple Music 1, Apple Music Country and Apple Music Hits global livestreams across their favorite devices.

Sirius' Platinum VIP lets users listen in up to two vehicles with two different app logins, as well as offering live concert video and audio recordings and discovery+ for users.

Chief Subscription Revenue Officer Richard Beatty said ""Apple Music is a premium subscription music streaming service that offers our listeners a vast library of songs, playlists, music videos, global livestreams and more across every genre, and our Platinum VIP subscribers will find it an excellent complementary audio offering to SiriusXM's unparalleled lineup of curated and hosted music channels, live sports and talk programming."

Apple recently rolled out its own new Apple Music Voice Plan to customers on iOS 15.2, letting users pay $4.99 a month to listen to all Apple Music content but only through Siri requests.

Stephen Warwick
Stephen Warwick

Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.

Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple.