And don't forget, Katy Perry's new album, Witness, comes out tomorrow.
It will touch your heart and your ears.
The service's rapid growth after years of lingering is yet another indication that streaming music is entering a boom phase.
The new service is cheaper than the competition, but offers limited downloads from the company's library of songs.
As part of the deal Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine will both be taking executive positions at Apple.
Little known to most everyone is that Universal owns a 14% stake in Beats, which at the rumored $3.2 billion sale price equates to a windfall of $448 million for the world's largest record label.
He bet his career on acquiring rival record label EMI in 2011, and now that deal is paying off big time.
People love Macklemore, streaming music is taking over, and indie fans are buying more vinyl than ever before. Oh, and there's this guy called Justin Timberlake who is very popular.
Nielsen SoundScan and Billboard released their annual mid-year report on the state of the music industry. The data shows that streaming music and digital downloads are moving in opposite directions.
"The reason is that new artists get paid fuck all with this model."
Apple's "iRadio" service may be finally coming out next week. But instead of offering it as another iTunes service, maybe Apple is better off letting developers build it into an app.