Prime Music is the latest addition to Amazon for all Prime subscribers . This is a free music streaming service – including the Prime package from 36 euros a year in certain markets like Italy – that allows you to access 2 million audio tracks and play 40 hours a month without advertising . Once you reach the threshold, you can no longer use the service and you have to wait until the first day of the following month. In the calculation of the 40 hours the songs purchased, imported or from AutoRip are excluded.
Use can be made via PC, Mac, Android and Apple devices, Web, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, Sonos and Denon Heos speakers, as well as cars with BMW Apps and Mini connected. An account can support up to 10 devices .
Remember that this new service is combined with the others already provided by the Amazon Prime subscription , ie unlimited 1-day shipments on over 1 million products and in 1-3 days on many other millions, access to the catalog of films and TV series of Prime Video, a selection of eBooks with Prime Reading , unlimited storage space for photos with Prime Photos, Prime Now in the Milan area, in-game content every month with Twitch Prime, and early access to Flash Deals on Amazon.
“With Prime Music, Amazon Prime customers will be able to listen to up to 40 hours of music every month, without advertising and without additional costs,” says Amazon. “Prime Music offers the best music by Italian and international artists such as Vasco Rossi, Caparezza, Negramaro, Tiziano Ferro, Marco Mengoni, Claudio Baglioni, Giorgia, Thegiornalisti, Maroon 5, Imagine Dragons, Pink, Eminem, U2 and many others”.
Entering the specific of the Prime service you will discover several useful functions. For example there are Radio Prime , which can be customized according to their tastes on the basis of the ratings given to the songs with Prime Music; without counting dozens of playlists edited by the experts of Amazon Music.
Unlike other services – think for example of the limitations of the free version of Spotify – Prime Music allows you to listen to music in any way you want. Songs and albums can be chosen individually and listened to several times . In addition you can also proceed to download the tracks on up to 4 mobile devices.
For those who want a more complete experience there is Amazon Music Unlimited , which allows access to over 50 million tracks and latest releases, and digital music downloads on Amazon.it. In this case, however, after 30 free days of trial must pay 9.99 euros per month.