Introduced a new streaming music service for its Prime members today. Music is an ad free service that features more than one million tracks from 10,000 albums drawn from the catalogs of Sony, Warner and many independent labels (Universal Music Group's catalog is absent, as it wasn't part of the deal). You can listen to music online, or download them to your device for offline use. It goes live today on Kindle Fire HD and HDX, iOS, Android, PC and Mac apps, and the web. Says it will be coming later this year to Sonos, Fire TV, and other platforms.
Streaming music is increasingly a commodity, with the various services trying to set themselves apart via features. Says that it's focusing on a few key areas. There will be no ads