CORRECTING and REPLACING Amazon Music Unlimited Expands to 28 More Countries Around the World

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Today, Millions More Customers Across the Globe Can Access Amazon’s
On-Demand Streaming Service and Enjoy a Catalog of More Than 40 Million

Songs, Thousands of Playlists and Personalized Stations with
Groundbreaking Voice Controls for Music Powered by Alexa on Echo Devices

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First paragraph, third sentence of release should read: Also today,
Amazon Echo will begin to ship to these new countries, enabling
customers who purchase devices the ability to experience Amazon Music
Unlimited with the power and simplicity of natural voice controls in
English, powered by Alexa, Amazon’s cloud-based voice service.

The corrected release reads:

AMAZON MUSIC UNLIMITED EXPANDS TO 28 MORE COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD

Today, Millions More Customers Across the Globe Can Access Amazon’s
On-Demand Streaming Service and Enjoy a Catalog of More Than 40 Million

Songs, Thousands of Playlists and Personalized Stations with
Groundbreaking Voice Controls for Music Powered by Alexa on Echo Devices

(NASDAQ: AMZN)— Amazon Music Unlimited, Amazon’s full-catalog
streaming service, today announces its expansion into 28 additional
countries, offering a catalog of more than 40 million songs and
thousands of playlists and personalized stations, hand-curated by Amazon
Music experts, to millions more listeners around the globe. New
customers in these countries can now begin unlimited, ad-free streaming
of new releases from chart-topping artists including J Balvin, Katy
Perry, Luis Fonsi, Post Malone and many more on Amazon Music Unlimited
today within the Amazon Music app for iOS, Android, Mac, PC, Fire TV and
on any Web browser at www.amazonmusic.com.
Also today, Amazon Echo will begin to ship to these new countries,
enabling customers who purchase devices the ability to experience Amazon
Music Unlimited with the power and simplicity of natural voice controls
in English, powered by Alexa, Amazon’s cloud-based voice service.

“Music is such an incredible global connector, and with Amazon Music
Unlimited we’ve been able to give listeners access to an extensive
catalog with the added experience of using their own voice to hear music
in so many ways with Alexa,” stated Steve Boom, VP of Amazon Music.
“Today’s announcement signifies an important moment for Amazon Music
Unlimited and our international customers as we continue to offer more
music fans all over the world a completely new way to hear
expertly-curated playlists and songs from their favorite artists.”

Explore Voice-Forward Music Listening

Since first launching in the US in October of 2016, Amazon Music
Unlimited has expanded to the UK, Germany, Austria, Japan and more,
transforming music streaming with the ability to just ask Alexa to play
music by voice and creating the most natural listening environment for
millions of subscribers. Now, customers in 28 more countries can ask for
music from today’s most popular and trending artists in a variety of
ways. Looking for a specific song? Just ask, “Alexa, play ‘Sorry Not
Sorry’ by Demi Lovato.” Want to hear your favorite artist? Ask, “Alexa,
play Miguel.” Subscribers can also ask for genres like, “Alexa, play
rock music” or for specific playlists and stations, “Alexa, play a
‘Classic Rock’ station”, and “Alexa, play the ‘Brand New Music’ playlist
by Amazon Music.” For those who want to be surprised, simply ask,
“Alexa, play music” and Alexa will return a personalized station based
on each customer’s unique listening habits and available for endless
playback.

Today’s Top Music Curated for You

In addition to streaming weekly new releases, subscribers can also enjoy
unlimited, ad-free streaming of thousands of personalized stations and
playlists designed for a wide range of artists, genres, moods, occasions
and activities. Amazon Music playlists including “The Twenty” and
“Introducing” are custom-tailored for new territories by Amazon Music
experts. “The Twenty”, an Amazon Music Unlimited playlist, features a
constantly-updated list of 20 of the hottest songs around the world.
Customers can choose from content hand-curated by Amazon Music experts,
build their own playlists, or find new favorites through Amazon’s
personalized recommendations either on the Amazon Music app or Web
Player.

All Your Favorite Music, Wherever You Go

The Amazon Music app brings new music to the forefront for customers to
discover the most popular songs and albums of the moment. Explore
“Home,” highlighting the latest releases, chart-topping hits by trending
artists selected by Amazon Music curators; “Recommended,” featuring
tailored music suggestions built from Amazon’s recommendations
technology; and “My Music,” where customers can find their own playlists
and all music downloaded for offline playback on mobile devices anywhere
they go, even without an internet connection. The app’s display
interface is available in multiple language options: English (US),
English (UK), French, German, Spanish, Italian and Japanese. Beginning
today, stream from the Amazon Music app with no interruption from ads or
limits on skips via iOS, Android, Web, Fire TV, PC and Mac where
available.

Countries & Price

At launch, Amazon Music Unlimited is now available at three plan options
with prices varying per country; the exclusive Echo Plan, the
lowest-priced plan option of any full-catalog streaming service, to
listen on a single Echo Dot, Echo or Echo Plus with full access to
Amazon Music Unlimited; the Individual plan to stream on one of up to 10
devices at a time; and the Family plan, where up to six members of a
household can share a subscription. English, German, French, Italian,
Spanish, or Japanese display languages will be available on the Amazon
Music Web Player and App for iOS and Android. To begin listening to
Amazon Music Unlimited today, download the Amazon Music app in Android
and iOS app stores, or visit www.amazonmusic.com
to see your country’s pricing options and learn more.

Additional countries Include:          

• Belgium

• Iceland

• Bolivia

• Latvia

• Bulgaria

• Liechtenstein

• Chile

• Lithuania

• Colombia

• Luxembourg

• Costa Rica

• Malta

• Cyprus

• Netherlands

• Czech Republic

• Panama

• Ecuador

• Peru

• El Salvador

• Poland

• Estonia

• Portugal

• Finland

• Slovakia

• Greece

• Sweden

• Hungary

• Uruguay

 

About Amazon Music Unlimited

Amazon Music Unlimited provides access to tens of millions of songs by
chart-topping artists, thousands of hand-curated playlists and
personalized stations, as well as innovative natural voice controls
powered by Alexa in more than 30 countries. The full catalog, on-demand
streaming service is available through Amazon Music app on iPads,
iPhones, Android devices, laptops or online at www.amazonmusic.com.

About Amazon

Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than
competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational
excellence, and long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping,
personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle
Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa
are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. For more
information, visit www.amazon.com/about and
follow @AmazonNews.

Contacts

Amazon.com, Inc.
Media Hotline: 206-266-7180
[email protected]
www.amazon.com/pr

 

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