How to listen to Apple Music on Amazon Fire TV

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Apple Music was made available on Amazon's Echo speakers back in December via an Alexa skill. Amazon's speakers are getting better in that regard in the near future, as the company has announced that Apple Music will be available on Echo devices later this year. Other customers can utilize the new support by enabling the Apple Music skill in the Alexa mobile app, then linking it to their existing Apple Music account. If you haven't, check out our guide on how to use Apple Music on your Amazon Echo.

Optional: You can choose Apple Music as the default music provider for Alexa, if you want.

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Being an Amazon Prime member is much like knowing the bouncer at the club.

Amazon's third-generation Fire TV dongle was recently discontinued and replaced by the Fire TV stick 4K. They can search through text or voice, whether you use the remote or the mobile app, across a vast channel library. That skill now enables the service on Amazon's TV streaming platform as well.

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The news of Apple Music coming to the Echo in the United Kingdom comes months after the service launched in the US. While new subscribers get a three-month free trial, the service does require a $9.99 monthly subscription. There have been signs that this streaming service is coming to Google Home smartspeakers too.

This is just another small step in Apple's transition to an increasingly services-oriented business, with those services available on a growing number of devices and ecosystems.

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Along with this music streaming plan, it's thought Apple could soon launch a similar service for video.