SEATTLE, Washington — Amazon announced that it will join the streaming wars as Alexa is now available in the Amazon Music app on iOS and Android in the US, UK, Germany and Austria. The service will combine the power of natural language voice controls with a rich, visual app experience with Tens of millions of songs now – wherever you go.
“Amazon Music customers already know and love Alexa from listening on Echo devices,” stated Steve Boom, VP of Amazon Music. “Now our mobile listeners can enjoy an entirely new app experience that combines the power and simplicity of Alexa voice controls with the visual richness of the Amazon Music app.”
Music listeners now have more choice than ever to find the music they want to play: either browse the app interface that Amazon Music customers already love, or just ask Alexa. To access Alexa within the Amazon Music app, simply use the push-to-talk function within the Amazon Music app for iOS and Android on connected mobile devices and tablets.
With Alexa in the Amazon Music app, listeners can utilize the power and simplicity of voice functionality, wherever they are.
To start listening to music with Alexa wherever you go, simply update the Amazon Music app for iOS or Android. Alexa is also available for Amazon Music customers on Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Show, Amazon Tap, Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Edition and Fire Tablets. Learn more about Amazon Music mobile app features by visiting: www.amazon.com/musicwithalexa.