Amazon introduced its long rumored streaming music service Thursday morning. But Amazon Prime Music comes with some major limitations. It's free for Prime members and free of ads. There a curated playlists, but it offers access to just 1 million songs with the massive Universal Music Group catalog missing. Hypebot's Clyde Smith took an in depth look at Amazon Prime Music here, and the full text of the official Amazon announcment is after the jump.
Introducing Prime Music: Over One Million Songs, Hundreds of Playlists, Unlimited Listening, No Ads, Free With Amazon Prime
Prime Music joins Free Two-Day Shipping, Prime Instant Video and the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library as the newest benefit available exclusively to Prime members
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 12, 2014-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon Prime is one of the most popular subscription services, with tens of millions of members. Prime members already enjoy unlimitedFree Two-Day Shipping on more than 20 million items, unlimited streaming of tens of thousands of popular movies and TV episodes through Prime Instant Video and access to more than 500,000 books to borrow for free with the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library. Now, Amazon Prime is getting even better—introducing Prime Music.
With Prime Music, Prime members have unlimited, ad-free access to over a million songs at no additional cost to their membership. Prime Music includes tens of thousands of albums from top artists like Daft Punk, P!nk, Bruno Mars, Blake Shelton, The Lumineers, Bruce Springsteen and Madonna. And we’re just getting started—more music is being added all the time. Prime members can choose exactly which songs and albums to listen to, or they can sit back and listen to hundreds of expert-programmed Prime Playlists.
Discovering music is easy thanks to Amazon’s personalized recommendations. Music fans will find tons of music they’ll love, from Grammy winners to indie breakout singers, along with a huge music catalog that can easily be combined with their own collection. Prime members can also download songs from the Prime Music catalog to their mobile devices for offline playback on planes, trains and anywhere they’re without an internet connection.
“When Prime launched nine years ago, the program offered Free Two-Day Shipping on one million items. Today, that selection has grown to over 20 million items. Prime Instant Video now offers unlimited streaming of more than 40,000 movies and TV episodes, up from 5,000 at launch three years ago. And the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library now features more than half a million books to borrow for free,” said Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO. “Today we’re introducing Prime Music—more than a million songs from some of music’s best artists, plus hundreds of expert-programmed Prime Playlists, all at no additional cost. Prime Music is the latest great addition for Prime members and we think they’re going to love it.”
What Prime Music means for Prime members:
Your music collection just got a lot bigger—for free with Prime: Over a million songs from artists like Daft Punk, P!nk,Bruno Mars, Blake Shelton, The Lumineers, Bruce Springsteenand Madonna, and hundreds of Prime Playlists, are now available for streaming and offline playback at no additional cost to your Prime membership, with new music added all the time.
Your mix. Your music: Mix Prime Music songs with your own personal music collection to create the library you’ve always wanted.
You be the DJ or let us be the DJ—it’s your choice: Build the perfect playlist by choosing songs you already love or songs you just discovered through Amazon’s personalized recommendations. Or, just sit back and listen to one of our hundreds of Prime Playlists designed for all types of genres, occasions, artists, moods and activities, like “Feel Good Country,” “Bad Boy Rock,” “Beards & Baristas: Indie Beats,” “Hip-Hop Workout,” “'90s One-Hit Wonders,” and many others.
No interruptions from ads: Enjoy an ad-free listening experience with unlimited skips and repeat plays.
Listen where you want: Enjoy Prime Music on Kindle Fire HD/HDX, iOS, Android, PC, Mac and any Web browser.
Take it offline: Download your favorite songs and Prime Playlists for offline playback on mobile devices. With offline playback, you can enjoy your music wherever you are—and you can avoid costly data plan charges.
Prime members in the U.S. can start listening to Prime Music today atwww.primemusic.com. Kindle Fire HD/HDX devices will get Prime Music in an automatic, over-the-air update. Customers can also download the latest Amazon Music app in the Android and iOS app stores. Eligible customers who are not already Prime members can try Prime Music with a 30-day free trial of Amazon Prime by visitingwww.amazon.com/prime.
Here are some of the popular artists included in Prime Music:
Alice In Chains
Dave Matthews Band
Hall & Oates
Kidz Bop Kids
Kings of Leon
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Nine Inch Nails
Rage Against The Machine
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Simon & Garfunkel
Stevie Ray Vaughan
The Flaming Lips
The Head and the Heart
Zac Brown Band
Here are some of the expert-programmed Prime Playlists included in Prime Music:
50 Great '90s Alternative Songs
Feel the flannel in your earbuds with alt-rock from Pearl Jam, Green Day, and more.
50 Great '60s Rock Songs
From Jan and Dean to Santana, with all stops in between.
50 Great Classic Rock Songs
Our favorite songs from the best rockers of the '60s, '70s, and '80s.
50 Great '70s Rock Songs
Crank it up and remember when rock ruled with songs from Foreigner, Foghat, ZZ Top, and more.
50 Great Epic Classic Rock Songs
Fifty epic rockers, mixing favorites with deep cuts you'll never hear on the radio.
50 Great Guitar Solos
Memorable solos and riffs from the likes of Hendrix, Van Halen, Santana, and more.
50 Great 2000s Country Songs
A try-not-to-love-it collection of smash hits by some of country's best-known artists.
50 Great Classic Country Songs
From Hank Sr. to Hank Jr., with Willie, Dolly, and others mixed in.
50 Great Swing Era Songs
Get ready for a long night of dancing to vintage jazz and big band sounds.
50 Great '90s Songs
A genre-spanning survey of pop, rock, and hip-hop from the '90s.
50 Great Pop Songs of the 2000s
50 of our favorite songs from Y2K and beyond, featuring Ke$ha, Beyoncé, and more.
50 Great Songs of the '80s
Hear Madonna, Van Halen, Prince, and other big stars of the Me Decade.
50 Great Wedding Songs
Celebrate and keep the dance floor packed with these cross-generational hits.
50 Great '70s R&B Songs
Soulful hits from the '70s with artists like The Isley Brothers, The Emotions, and more.
50 Great '90s R&B Songs
From the harmonies of En Vogue to the smoothness of Keith Sweat, the '90s were prime time for R&B.
50 Great R&B Slow Jams
Turn off the lights, light a candle, and settle in with 50 era-spanning R&B ballads.
50 Great '80s Rock Songs
'80s rock ran the gamut from punk to prog to hairspray metal. Get a taste of the best here.
Happy & Upbeat
Indie Feel Good Music
Upbeat indie rock to make you smile, including tracks from Japandroids, Foals, and more.
Indie Rock Summer
Let the sun soak into your bones while Best Coast, Haim, Jagwar Ma, and more.
Throwin' it back with the Ska-Punk stylings of Reel Big Fish, Less Than Jake, Buck-o-Nine and more.
Indie Pop Commute
Feel good on your drive to and from work with upbeat indie pop.
Pink Martini's Top Songs
This genre-hopping little orchestra will send you on a musical adventure.
Classics for Cleaning
Upbeat classics to get the dust flying.
Feel Good Classic Rock
Vintage riffs to put a smile on your face and a strut in your step.
Sunny Day Classical
Uplifting classical pieces by the greats, including works from Bach, Mozart, Brahms, and more.
Feel Good Country
Let these country hits remind you that life is good.
Hezekiah Walker's Top Songs
Feed your soul with Hezekiah Walker’s relentless energy and positive message.
Bollywood Lounge Grooves
Experience the best of Bollywood from A. R. Rahman, Asha Bhosle, Atif, Bally Sagoo, and more.
Maná's Top Songs
Our favorites from one of the biggest bands in Latin rock.
Tenacious D's Top Songs
Not just a tribute; these are the greatest and best songs in the world by the D.
Make your yuletide wacky with Christmas hits from artists like Cheech and Chong, Run-DMC, and more.
Stephen Lynch's Top Songs
Comedian-musician Stephen Lynch with a little something to offend everyone.
Happy Modern Pop
Feel better about life with these smile-inspiring songs.
Hot, Sweaty Summer Nights
Easy, breezy pop and dance tunes to keep you cool when the temperature rises.
Boss, not Bossy
Inspiring songs about girl power, loving yourself and self-worth. You're perfect just how you are.
Pop to Make You Feel Better
An attitude adjustment, thanks to uplifting pop from Ke$ha, Beyoncé, and friends.
Get It: Hip-Hop & Pop for Now
You only live once. Let these upbeat songs inspire you to make the most of every day.
Singing in the Shower
You know the words to these hits, so sing along as you start your day.
'60s Girl Group Sounds
Experience the wall of sound and just try not to dance to the Ronettes, the Shirelles, and more.
Make it Funky
Let your backbone slip to these funky tunes old and new, from Whodini to Prince to Zapp.
Modern R&B Commute
Make bumper-to-bumper more bearable with R&B hits including Beyoncé, Usher, and more.
Pre-Party: R&B for Getting Glam
Songs to put you in the right frame of mind as you prep for a night out.
Relaxed & Laid Back
Beach House's Top Songs
Drift away to the haunting sounds of dream pop duo Beach House.
Warm Acoustic Indie
Cozy up to songs by the Lumineers, the Head and the Heart, and more.
Indie by the Bonfire
Warm yourself next to the fire with these relaxing indie jams perfect for the outdoors.
Acoustic Hangover Cure
Ease into the morning after a long night with mellow indie vibes.
Earbuds, You're My Only Friends
Contemplative, chill, and experimental music for solo consumption.
Relaxing Indie Rock
Let Band of Horses, Beach House, Fleet Foxes, and others help you blow off some steam.
Swoon with some of the best indie rock love songs, including Beach House, Band of Horses, and more.
Press play on this soothing mix and let the indie vibes wash over you.
Stevie Ray Vaughan's Top Songs
Heavy blues and sweet riffs on hits by Stevie Ray and Double Trouble.
I Got the Blues for Christmas
Let Lightnin' Hopkins and Mississippi John Hurt provide a soundtrack for coal in your stocking
Barbra Streisand's Top Songs
A collection of well-loved tunes from dazzling diva and living legend Barbra Streisand.
Josh Groban's Top Songs
A mix of gorgeous ballads from pop-classical baritone Josh Groban.
Breezy Summer Classics
Go outside, press play, and relax with these classic summer favorites.
Classic Rock: Acoustic
Vintage rock titans Neil Young, Fleetwood Mac, and more unplug their axes on this soothing set.
Relax yourself to sleep with soothing melodies from Mozart, Beethoven and more.
Great Piano Concerti
Four complete concerti, all often ranked among the top 10 of all time.
Classical for Yoga
Classical music with new age and meditative undertones to enhance your yoga practice.
Classical for Meditation
Find your zen with some of the most relaxing classical music available.
Relaxing Classical Piano
Classical piano pieces to make you feel lighter than air.
Relaxing Modern Country
Country ballads to help shake off a long day.
Classic Country Ballads
Tearjerkers, heartbreakers, and other mellow country classics that stand the test of time.
Country Nights, Country Mornings
Late nights and early mornings with Johnny Cash, Alan Jackson, and more.
Relax After Work: Chill Electronic
Let downtempo beats from Tycho, Bonobo, Air, and others help you decompress after the office.
Relax with this eclectic mix of mellow chill-out tracks.
The Lumineers and More
Feel the new folk from the Lumineers, the Head and the Heart, Bon Iver, and others.
Ray LaMontagne and More
Ease into the earthy, soulful vibes from Ray LaMontagne, Van Morrison, and other similar artists.
The Wailin' Jennys' Top Songs
Beautiful earthy harmonies from the Canadian folk trio.
Leonard Cohen's Top Songs
Deep voice; deeper thoughts.
The Civil Wars and More
Standout folk pop by Grammy Award-winning group The Civil Wars and more.
Joni Mitchell's Top Songs
Stone classics from folk legend Joni Mitchell.
Joshua Radin's Top Songs
Heartfelt hits including "Beautiful Day," "Only You," "Winter," and more.
John Denver's Top Songs
Feel sunshine on your shoulders courtesy of relaxing folk classics from this country boy.
Hot Reggae Jams
Feel the hot fire of sunshine-radiating Jamaican jams.
Enjoy melodies from Bollywood's golden era featuring Kishore, Rafi, Lata, Asha, and more.
Reggae & Ska Roots
Explore the roots of Jamaican music with tracks from Peter Tosh, Alton Ellis, and more.
Hindi Classical Ragas
Experience the majesty of Hindustani sounds.
Feel the stress leave your body as you enjoy relaxed jazz by Miles, Trane, and other greats.
Pour yourself a highball, put your feet up, and watch the sun set over the city.
Soothe away that holiday stress with relaxing music from Michael Bublé, Susan Boyle, and more.
George Winston's Top Songs
Relax, wind down, and get swept away.
The dulcet tones of Deano, Frank, and other smooth crooners bring you some of our Christmas faves.
Cozy, Calm Crafternoon
Keep it mellow while allowing the creative juices to flow.
A collection of smooth, relaxing R&B jams to help you kick back and chill.
Rainy Day R&B
Get cozy with these classic R&B ballads featuring artists like Bill Withers, Otis Redding, and more.
Relaxing Classic Soul
Let Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, and friends help ease your troubled mind with these mellow jams.
Sleepytime Classic Pop
Snuggle up and drift away to vintage hits.
Family & Fun
Road Tripping with the Kids
Sing-along songs to pass the time and the miles.
Hush the little one to sleep with these gentle, familiar melodies.
Lessons for the Kids
Silly songs and lessons for your wee ones, from ABC's to 123's.
Alvin and the Chipmunks and More
Music to keep the kids squeaking and bopping all day.
Wake up the Kids
Get the wee ones moving in the morning with these rise-and-shine jams.
Kids' Birthday Party
Celebrate with upbeat fun from pop stars and your favorite children's artists.
Putting the Baby to Bed
Soothe your precious little one with these sweet, calming lullabies.
Vintage kids' songs parents and grandparents might remember, including folk songs and movie tunes.
Bathtime for Baby
Make bathtime lots of fun with Bert & Ernie, a little "Splish Splash," and more squeaky-clean songs.
Hits Are for Kids
These classic hits by Paul Simon, Elvis Presley, and others are good for kids of any age.
Christmas for Kids
Get amped for Santa with kid-friendly Christmas tunes the whole family can sing along to.
Kids' Singalong Songs
Let your children shout along to songs they know (and maybe a few they don't).
123, ABC for Kids
Counting and spelling songs for kids, featuring Elmo, Dora the Explorer, Caspar Babypants, and more.
Playdate with Toddlers
Let your kiddos go crazy during playtime to songs by Elmo, SpongeBob SquarePants, and more.
VeggieTales and More
Your kids may be more interested in singing their vegetables than eating them.
Songs to Bug Your Parents
Cringe or laugh at this mix of the most unstoppable earworms ever recorded.
Get the Wiggles Out
Upbeat songs to get the kids bouncing and bopping.
Kid-Friendly Classic Rock
Dance with the kids to this set of family-friendly oldies and classic rock.
Dance Party With My Tween
Shake it out with the not-quite-teens to clean songs by Fifth Harmony, One Direction, and others.
Clean pop excellent for in-car singalongs.
Party Time & Entertaining
Indie Dinner Party
Tasty indie rock cuts for your dinner party including songs from Phantogram and Father John Misty.
Classic Rock Dinner Party
Call some friends, set the menu, and make this the classic rock soundtrack to a beautiful evening.
Country Party Soundtrack
Bring out the cowboy boots—all our rowdy friends are coming over tonight.
Country for a Cookout
Fire up the BBQ and put on this mix of country new and old.
Jazz Dinner Party
Raise your glass to good friends, delicious food, and a soundtrack of classic jazz.
Cocktail Party Jazz
Playful, uptempo, swinging sounds for your soiree.
Halloween Party Soundtrack
The spookiest rock, hip-hop, and everything in between for the soundtrack to your Halloween party.
Backyard Funk Barbeque
What's hotter: the grill or the funk?
'90s R&B for a Girls' Night
'90s R&B never sounded better: En Vogue, SWV, Monica, and more.
R&B Dinner Party
A smooth mix of contemporary adult R&B that is the perfect soundtrack for your next dinner party.
Old School Hip-Hop Party
Put up your cups to the early years of rap, including songs by RUN-DMC, Tone-Loc, and more.
House Party Hip-Hop
Bangers to get your next party going.
Hard & Heavy
Strong Indie Rock Women
Powerful music from powerful rock 'n' roll bosses including Best Coast, Waxahatchee, and more.
Breaking the Law
Crime ballads, drug anthems, and other excellent odes to rule-busting. Don't try this at home.
Bad Boy Rock
Songs by and for rebels from across the ages.
Punk USA: Hardcore & More
Songs depicting the continuing Decline of Western Civilization and beyond.
The Offspring Top Songs
The Offspring are still going strong even after three decades as this playlist proves.
Classic Rock Swagger
Unassailable cool from monsters of classic rock. Roll your windows down and crank it up.
Classical: Big, Powerful, and Grand
Get pumped with the power of bombastic orchestral music from Wagner, Holst, Bizet, and more.
Hard Rock, Hard Body
Feel the burn and push on through with this heavy mix.
Dark & Dangerous
Heavy, dark music from the 90s and 00s.
Lamb of God's Top Songs
A sacramental tribute to our favorite blast beats and riffs from Lamb of God.
System of a Down and More
The heavy-hitting songs of System of a Down are featured here with Deftones, Mudvayne, and more.
RED's Top Songs
Top songs of RED. Includes their hard hits and Christian chart toppers.
Disturbed and More
Raise your fists and bang your head to Disturbed, Staind, Slipknot, and more.
Killswitch Engage's Top Songs
Rip into the heaviest hits from one of the mightiest metalcore bands on Earth.
As I Lay Dying's Top Songs
Get pumped to As I Lay Dying's hardest hits.
Avenged Sevenfold and More
Feel the power of A7X along with Slipknot, Atreyu, and more heaviness.
Coheed and Cambria and More
Deftones, Sword, and others join Coheed and Cambria on their adventure.
Bring Me the Horizon's Top Songs
Excellent heaviness from the British metalcore stars.
August Burns Red's Top Songs
Passionate raging from these spiritual hardcore rockers.
Ozzy Osbourne's Top Songs
Rock classics from the Prince of Darkness.
Alter Bridge and More
Myles Kennedy and friends bring you the heaviness you want.
The Heaviest Metal
Call it stoner, sludge, doom, metal, plain old rock or whatever—this is heavier than lead.
Windows Down Rock
Heavy sounds that will make you want to push the pedal through the floor.
Flogging Molly's Top Songs
Get your aggressive Irish jig ready. These are the top songs from Irish punk band Flogging Molly.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra's Top Songs
TSO mixes symphonic classical music with rock metal to create these epic Christmas masterpieces.
Energetic & Fast Tempo
LCD Soundsystem and More
Feel the beat from James Murphy's LCD Soundsystem and more.
Green Day's Top Songs
From the streets of Berkeley to the top of the charts, these are our favorite songs from Green Day.
Get your blood and your fists pumping to uptempo songs by LCD Soundsystem, the Walkmen, and others.
Pop Punk's Golden Era
Feeling nostalgic? Crank up the volume on these pop-punk favorites.
Classic Rock for Runners
Stay on a steady pace or push for a new personal record with the Doors, ZZ Top, Van Halen, and more.
Kaskade's Top Songs
Head out onto the dance floor and groove your way through the night to Kaskade's top dance hits.
Stay hydrated and keep dancing.
Hard Beats, Hard Body
Find motivation in this adrenaline-inducing playlist and take your workout up a notch.
Calvin Harris and More
Calvin Harris leads this dance party featuring Steve Aoki, David Guetta, and more.
Daft Punk's Top Songs
Do the robot to our favorite songs from Paris' masked and mighty synthpop duo.
Driving Beats: Electronic Road Trip
A mix of electronic music to kick you into overdrive, including tracks from Daft Punk and more.
Uptempo, high-energy jazz music to keep you motivated throughout your fitness routine.
Jazz for Runners
Pound the pavement (or treadmill) to songs from Charles Mingus, Miles Davis, and more.
'90s Pop Workout
Let this blast of upbeat nostalgia help you push your workout to the next level.
'80s Pop for Runners
Ain't nothin' gonna break your stride with upbeat pop from Duran Duran, Wham!, and more.
Classic Soul Workout
Let these classic soul tracks give your workout a boost and put a smile on your face.
Rock out Your Workout
Lifting weights? Losing weight? Rock it out with these heavyweights.
Rock for Runners
Hard-hitting rock for your run to victory, including Kings of Leon, P.O.D., and more.
Work, Study, & Reading
For Reading: Epic Fantasy
Enhance the adventure and allow this epic soundtrack help you sink into your fantasy.
Cooking with Classical
Mostly allegro to keep you moving in the kitchen.
Rousing Classical Piano
Classical piano to keep you engaged and active.
Rainy Day Classical
The perfect accompaniment to drips and drops, courtesy of Chopin, Beethoven, Mozart, and others.
Relaxing String Quartets
Calming string quartets, including works from Mozart, Beethoven, Dvorak, and more.
Mellow Classical for Work
Stay focused through a long workday with these peaceful classical tunes.
For Reading: Romance
Swoon-worthy instrumental melodies that pair perfectly with romantic literature.
For Reading: Historical Fiction
Envelop yourself in the past with a good book and these instrumental melodies.
Classical for Reading
Soothing sounds from Mozart, Chopin, and more.
For Reading: Non-Fiction
Learn more about the world around you with some non-fiction and these instrumental melodies.
Relaxing Classical Music
Enjoy these elegant, peaceful classical songs to de-stress and unwind after a long day.
Country Work Songs
Jason Aldean, Johnny Cash, and more sing songs about working (and clocking out).
Level up your speakers as you level up your characters.
For Reading: Graphic Novels
Sink into your comics, Manga, or graphic novels with these minimal beats.
Uptempo Jazz for Work
Swing your way through the day with tracks from Mingus, Brubeck, Basie, and more.
For Reading: Crime Fiction
Sink into that noir novel with this selection of moody jazz designed to enhance your reading.
For Reading: Literary Fiction
An instrumental soundtrack for your literary explorations.
For Reading: Adventure
Set forth on an adventure with a good book as your guide and this music as your sidekick.
For Reading: Mystery
Hauntingly beautiful pieces to increase the drama and enhance your reading experience.
Alternative & Indie Rock
Blue October and More
Stone Sour, Paramore, and others join Blue October on a rock 'n' roll journey.
Depeche Mode's Top Songs
Hits like "Personal Jesus" and "Policy of Truth" made them influential across genres for decades.
Fiona Apple's Top Songs
Packed with sharp edges, Fiona Apple makes intense, complex, and stunning music.
The Shins' Top Songs
Our favorite songs from a life-changing band.
Kings of Leon's Top Songs
Soak in the Southern-rooted rock of Nashville band Kings of Leon.
Neko Case's Top Songs
Our favorite songs by the whip-smart and tough Neko Case.
New Order's Top Songs
Hits from one of the most distinctive bands of the '80s.
Franz Ferdinand and More
Danceable rock for and by smart people.
The Strokes' Top Songs
Is this it, the Strokes playlist you've been searching for? With "Last Nite," "Reptilia," and more.
Bedford Ave. Hipster Hits
Brooklyn's calling: indie rock from the bearded borough.
Beards & Baristas: Indie Beats
Electro-infused indie music for the discerning hipster.
New Wave Rave Up
Revisit the cutting edge of the late '70s & early '80s with Talking Heads, Devo, and more.
Santigold and More
Move to the sounds of Santigold, Tegan and Sara, Sleigh Bells, and more.
Alt-J and More
The best from Alt-J, LCD Soundsystem, MS MR, Phoenix, and more.
MGMT and More
Get in touch with the electric feel of whimsical art-rock duo MGMT and more.
Tegan and Sara's Top Songs
From glittery electro-dance to emotive pop-rock, explore the Canadian twins' genre-spanning career.
Gorillaz' Top Songs
Feel good with the excellent and animated Gorillaz.
Cake's Top Songs
A vibraslap, some wit, and a trumpet make for a little slice of Heaven.
Panic! At the Disco and More
Keep your composure on the dance floor with pop hits from Panic! At the Disco, Paramore, and more.
Fitz & The Tantrums and More
Dance the night away with songs from Fitz & The Tantrums, Broken Bells, Haim, and more.
Foster the People and More
You better run to this playlist featuring Foster the People, Young The Giant, Phoenix, and more.
Passion Pit and More
Feelings, synths, and beats abound, with songs by Passion Pit, Grouplove, Strfkr, and more.
The Sound of Seattle
Hits from the height of grunge and the Seattle artists that followed.
Phoenix and More
Ultra-catchy synth-fueled jams from French studio heads Phoenix and other like-minded artists.
The Cure's Top Songs
Be in love every day of the week with "Pictures of You," "Lullabye," "Boys Don't Cry," and more.
Break out the old flannels; it's time to take a trip back to the grungy '90s.
Pearl Jam's Top Songs
Twenty years' worth of alt-rock classics from these Seattle rock veterans.
Incubus' Top Songs
Brandon Boyd and company take rock to interesting places.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Top Songs
Feel the funk with these Chili Peppers hits including "Give It Away," "Under the Bridge," and more.
We've Got You Covered
Crazy good cover versions of songs you know by artists you may not.
Wanna feel all the sads? Here are some songs sure to turn any smile upside down.
Me Time: Introspective Indie
For when all you want is your headphones to keep you company.
The Head and the Heart and More
Folksy vibes from the Head and the Heart, the Avett Brothers, Blind Pilot, and more.
Regina Spektor's Top Songs
An eclectic collection both lyrical and satirical, including "Fidelity," "Samson," "Us," and more.
Relient K's Top Songs
Our favorite songs from both sides of Relient K's impressive crossover career.
Bethel Music's Top Songs
Bethel Music delivers worship songs to inspire you and lift your spirits.
Phil Wickham’s Top Songs
Feel the Holy Spirit move through you with the best songs from Christian pop star Phil Wickham.
Selah's Top Songs
Find spiritual inspiration and love with this contemporary Christian trio.
Third Day's Top Songs
Lift your spirits with songs by one of the most popular Christian acts from the '90s until now.
MercyMe's Top Songs
Bright, faith-fueled rock from Christian music heavyweights MercyMe.
Natalie Grant's Top Songs
Pure Christian pop from this four-time Dove Award winner.
Casting Crowns' Top Songs
Let the music and ministry of Casting Crowns touch your spirit.
Feel good with positive-message pop and hip-hop.
FLAME's Top Songs
Big beats and spiritual lyrics from Christian hip-hop artist FLAME.
Give Glory: Songs of Faith
Joyfully praise His name with this collection of worship songs.
Lou Reed's Top Songs
Rock hits from Velvet Underground founding member Lou Reed.
Harry Nilsson and More
We can't live if living is without these Nilsson songs.
Dire Straits' Top Songs
A collection of hits from the sultans of swing, Dire Straits.
Jimi Hendrix's Top Songs
In his short career, he made an everlasting impact on rock & roll.
Boz Scaggs' Top Songs
Soft, soulful hits from singer, songwriter, and guitarist Boz Scaggs.
The Doors' Top Songs
Hits from the iconic psychedelic rock band, including "Light My Fire," "Touch Me," and more.
Billy Joel's Top Songs
Our favorite songs from the Piano Man himself.
Classic Rock: British Excellence
If you like your rock with an accent, you might fancy these vintage songs from across the pond.
Classic Aerosmith's Top Songs
Jump back in the saddle with classic cuts from the boys from Boston.
Bruce Springsteen's Top Songs
The best from The Boss.
Boston and More
The songs are big and so are the bands; here are Boston, Journey, YES, and more.
Paul Simon's Top Songs
After leaving Simon & Garfunkel, the New Jersey native delivered hit after hit for five decades.
Journey's Top Songs
Believe it; these are our favorite Journey songs.
Crushing It: Classic Rock for Ruling
A classic soundtrack to a movie featuring you being awesome.
Classic Rock Commute
Classic cuts for and about moving down the road from Boston, ZZ Top, the Eagles, and more.
Retro Beach Party
Turn back the clock and catch some rays with vintage beach-friendly tunes.
Classic Rock Workout
This collection of rock classics will put your workout into overdrive.
The Clash's Top Songs
Our favorite songs from the rock 'n' roll revolutionaries.
Classic Rock Anthems
Feel the glory with tracks from Ozzy Osbourne, Journey, Van Halen, and others.
Bob Dylan's Top Songs
A sampling of the best from the greatest troubadour of the last 100 years.
Eagles' Top Songs
For taking it easy or living life in the fast lane—check out any time you like
Eric Clapton's Top Songs
Soulful singer, killer blues guitarist, writes a great pop song—Clapton does it all.
Fleetwood Mac's Top Songs
A little blues band that morphed into a mega-platinum pop juggernaut.
Simon & Garfunkel's Top Songs
Here's to these hits from folk icons Simon & Garfunkel.
Brooks & Dunn's Top Songs
Boot scootin' boogie to decades of hits from Brooks & Dunn.
Martina McBride's Top Songs
Experience the emotionally charged crossover career of Martina McBride.
Jason Isbell's Top Songs
Sink into the soulful earthiness of southern rocker Jason Isbell.
Tim McGraw's Top Songs
Discover the many moods of one of country music's biggest superstars.
LeAnn Rimes' Top Songs
The greatest hits from this big-voiced country pop spitfire.
Steve Earle and More
Renaissance man Steve Earle is joined by fellow troubadours.
Brad Paisley's Top Songs
Chart-topping country smashes from one of Nashville's most consistent hitmakers.
Classic Country Women
Get to know Dolly, Loretta, Patsy, and more of the greatest female country artists who ever lived.
Modern Country Commute
Goin' to work gone country.
A collection of some of the best drinking songs in classic and modern country music.
Country Love from Him to Her
Get all romantical with tender feeling courtesy of some southern gentlemen.
Alan Jackson's Top Songs
These smash hits from superstar Alan Jackson mix traditional honky-tonk with contemporary country.
Johnny Cash's Top Songs
All of our favorites from the man in black.
Kenny Chesney's Top Songs
Soak in the sunshine with the beach-infused country hits of Kenny Chesney.
Miranda Lambert and More
Sassy country tracks from the pink pistol Miranda Lambert and more.
Waylon Jennings' Top Songs
Honky-tonk classics from the outlaw country legend.
Pistol Annies and More
Women rule this country playlist featuring Pistol Annies, Miranda Lambert, and more.
Turn It up in Your Truck
Roll the windows down, turn up this fun, upbeat country mix and sing at the top of your lungs.
Smashes from the biggest names in country including Brad, Miranda, and Kenny.
Celebrate with country stars old and new.
Melt your country heart with some of our favorite southern ballads and love songs.
Tear in My Beer: Sad Country
Pull out the Kleenex and get emotional with these tear-jerker country ballads.
Toast your s'mores to the sound of country hits from today and yesterday.
Willie Nelson's Top Songs
A collection of favorites from country music's original rebel outlaw.
Honky Tonk Heroes
Put on your favorite boots and get ready to two step or shed a tear to Hank, Waylon, and company.
Cooking with Jazz
We've cooked up this cheerful and delicious jazz mix to give you the perfect kitchen soundtrack.
Miles to Go: A Jazz Roadtrip
Hit the road with jazz favorites from Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Charlie Parker, and more.
Romantic Jazz Ballads
Vocal and instrumental cuts in the key of love.
Baby Makin’ Jazz
A smooth jazz mix that makes the perfect soundtrack for a romantic night in.
Dig essential jazz recordings from all-time greats, including Miles, Charlie Parker, and more.
Sweet Smooth Jazz
Relax with a long, soulful set featuring stars like Chris Botti, Kenny G., and others.
Coffee Shop Jazz
Some Mingus, Monk, and more to go with that extra shot of espresso.
Paul Hardcastle's Top Songs
Smooth jazz and upbeat electronica by one of the most relaxing artists around.
Jazz Gets the Blues
Get low with jazz greats like Miles Davis, Billie Holiday, and Jimmy Smith.
Rainy Day Jazz
Cozy up to warm, mellow jazz to ease those rainy day blues.
Whitney Houston's Top Songs
Timeless hits from the most majestic voice of a generation.
George Michael's Top Songs
Dance your heart out to the best songs from George Michael.
Sarah McLachlan's Top Hits
Grab a box of tissues for these emotionally charged hits from Sarah McLachlan.
Uncle Kracker and More
Smile along to Uncle Kracker's blend of country, rock, and rap.
Pop for a Picnic
Spread out your blanket and fire up the portable speaker for this soundtrack to your feast.
'80s One-Hit Wonders
Tease up your Flock of Seagulls 'do and reminisce over one-timers like A-Ha, Nena, and more.
It only took one hit to win our hearts. Take a sec to remember EMF, Skee Lo, and other old friends.
Great Songs You've Never Heard
We've unearthed fantastic pop songs that deserve to be more popular.
New Christmas Favorites
Celebrate the season with holiday songs by today's hitmakers including Kelly Clarkson and more.
I When you don't have the words to express all your feelings, let the songs do it for you.
'70s Light Pop Perfection
Keep it smooth with breezy classics from Bee Gees, Air Supply, and more.
Great '90s Boy Bands
Shoot a video of yourself singing in the rain to songs by Backstreet Boys, *NSYNC, and more.
Turn the beat around and around with these disco classics.
Jason Mraz's Top Songs
Mr. A-Z is all about the wordplay; we're all about these songs by the laid-back singer-songwriter.
Weird Al Yankovic's Top Songs
Clever parodies and gut-busting polka mashups from Weird Al.
Prince's Top Songs
Let’s go crazy with the Minneapolis sound of the multi-genre superstar.
Hall & Oates' Top Songs
Blue-eyed soul from the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famers.
Lily Allen and More
Spiky pop songs from Lily Allen, P!nk, Foxes, and more.
Glee Cast's Top Songs
The big sound from the small screen is sure to delight with these covers from the Glee Cast.
Duran Duran and More
A journey through the hits of Duran Duran is a trip through the '80s and beyond.
Bruno Mars and More
Irresistible pop treasures from pompadoured singer Bruno Mars and more.
Michael Bublé's Top Songs
A selection of hits from this modern-day crooner, from swing-era classics to soul and beyond.
Christina Aguilera's Top Songs
She keeps gettin' better. All the biggest hits from the pint-sized songstress with the huge voice.
The Monkees and More
Hey, hey, it's the best songs by the Monkees.
Madonna's Top Songs
Smash hits from four decades of pop dominance by the material girl.
Kelly Clarkson's Top Songs
Our favorite songs by the original Idol and pop diva Kelly Clarkson.
P!nk's Top Songs
Get the party started with a decade's worth of edgy pop smashes from P!nk.
I Didn't Need You Anyway
Empowering break-up songs about moving onwards and upwards. Honey, you're so much better off.
'90s Dance Floor Fillers
Pull out your enormous cell phone and invite your friends to this totally sweet '90s dance party.
Powerful Women of Pop
Powerful pop tunes from powerful women, including Beyoncé, Kelly Clarkson, and more.
'80s Dance Floor Fillers
Like, omigod, it's a full-on '80s dance party. Prince, Madonna, and you are on the guest list.
Some holiday tunes only get better with age. Enjoy classics from Elvis, Rosemary Clooney, and more.
Oldies for Christmas
Turn back the clock and tip back some eggnog while you hear Otis Redding, Elvis Presley, and more.
Dave Matthews Band's Top Songs
From "Ants Marching" to "Crash Into Me," enjoy the DMB hits you know and love.
The Script and More
The Script star in this set, joined by The Fray, Ed Sheeran, and other similar artists.
Relaxing Acoustic Pop
Unwind to the mellow acoustic sounds of Ed Sheeran, Jason Mraz, Passenger, and more.
Mat Kearney And More
Mellow tunes from Mat Kearney, Gavin DeGraw, Jason Mraz, and more.
Ed Sheeran and More
Smart, sensitive, acoustic pop from Ed Sheeran, Jason Mraz, Passenger, and more.
Dido's Top Songs
"White Flag" to "Thank You" and more of Dido's greatest songs.
I Romance your ear buds with feelgood love songs by current hit-makers.
Toni Braxton's Top Songs
She tugs at your heart and makes you fall in love all over again. Here are Toni Braxton's top songs.
Alicia Keys' Top Songs
Soulful R&B hits from our favorite girl on fire.
Luther Vandross' Top Songs
Feel the love with this romantic mix of songs spanning the career of one of the all-time greats.
Ray Charles' Top Songs
True soul from the genius.
Otis Redding's Top Songs
Our favorites from the "King of Soul" and one of the greatest singers in music history.
Maxwell's Top Songs
Soundtrack your date night with this romantic playlist from neo-soul artist Maxwell.
Sweaty Summer Soul
Grab a cool drink and enjoy the hot sounds of Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, and Aretha Franklin.
The Sound of New Orleans
Get in touch with the soul of New Orleans with songs from and about the Big Easy.
Janelle Monáe and More
Like-minded characters Prince, Lianne La Havas, and others join the fabulous Ms. Monáe here.
TLC's Top Songs
T-Boz, Left Eye, and Chilli bring it with their sassy lyrics and catchy R&B beats.
Chris Brown and More
It’s time for Team Breezy to get down with these dance and R&B tracks from Chris Brown and more.
CeeLo Green and More
Get down to the quirky soul of CeeLo along with Janelle Monáe, Estelle, and more.
Destiny's Child's Top Songs
Mega-smashes from the diva trio, including "Survivor," "Say My Name," "Bootylicious," and more.
New R&B for Lovers
A seductive mix of sexy and romantic R&B tracks by some of the genre's biggest names today.
Sunday Morning Soul
Forget last night with Curtis Mayfield, The Staple Singers, and more.
Classic Soul Ballads
Slow dance to these silky smooth vintage R&B ballads.
X-Rated R&B Slow Jams
NSFW songs to turn up the sexy on any situation.
John Legend's Top Songs
Immerse yourself in the smooth sophistication and soul of John Legend.
R. Kelly's Top Songs
Our favorites from the man who puts the R in R&B.
Sade's Top Songs
We have no ordinary love for these hits by the ethereal Sade.
Rap & Hip-Hop
RUN-DMC and More
Our favorites by the crew voted the most influential act in the history of hip-hop.
Outkast's Top Songs
A mix of the Atlanta hip-hop duo's biggest hits, from ATLiens to Idlewild and beyond.
Flo Rida and More
Let Flo Rida, Pitbull, Taio Cruz, and friends spin you right 'round with upbeat hip-hop and R&B.
Hip-Hop for Your Commute
Press play on these big-time bangers to get you ready for that ride to work.
Keep your grind on 100 on the weights or on the treadmill with cuts from T.I., Meek Mill, and more.
Drank in My Cup: Party Hip-Hop
If you're having a party in your house or your headphones, get turnt with this.
The rappers with the realest feels, trill beats, and Tumblrs.
Stay Grindin': Rap Motivation
Stay on task through the daily grind with these heavy hip-hop beats.
Juicy J's Top Songs
A compilation of tracks by Three 6 Mafia’s founding member Juicy J.
A Tribe Called Quest's Top Songs
Phife Dawg, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Q-Tip, and Jarobi. A-E-I-O-U and sometimes Y.
Chill, Jazzy Hip-Hop
Laid-back, jazzy hip-hop tunes from artists like A Tribe Called Quest, The Pharcyde, and more.
Bush's Top Songs
From bone-grinding rock to gentle ballads from British rockers Bush.
Social Distortion's Top Songs
The story of your life set to chugging punk rock chords courtesy of Social D.
Phil Collins' Top Songs
Can you feel it coming in the air tonight? Oh lord.
Daughtry's Top Songs
It's no surprise Chris Daughtry became a breakout star post-Idol. Dig into some of his best.
You Can’t Fire Me...I Quit
Tracks to get you pumped up about quitting your job (or to help you daydream about it).
'80s Rock Anthems
Irresistible rock anthems from Journey, Van Halen, Bruce Springsteen, and more.
Maybe Too Much Love?
Love songs that maybe go a little beyond the line of romance.
Matchbox Twenty's Top Songs
More than 15 years' worth of work from Rob Thomas and company.
Elvis Presley's Top Songs
A selection of undisputed classics from Elvis Presley. Hail to the king.
High School Detention Blues
Songs about and for teenage schooltime rebellion.
Three Days Grace and More
Get in touch with the animal you've become with music from Three Days Grace, Disturbed, and more.
Kid Rock's Top Songs
The biggest hits from Detroit's redneck rock 'n' roller.
Nickelback's Top Songs
Our favorite hits from these Canadian rockstars.
Hair Metal Classics
Feel the power of rock in your heart and the sting of hairspray in your eyes with these '80s hits.
'80s Rock Ballads
Get all sentimental with these '80s rock ballads, including songs from Journey, Winger, and more.
Jeff Buckley and More
Jeff Buckley is joined by some of the greatest voices in music.