Find tour dates and live music events for all your favorite bands and artists in your city! Get concert tickets, news and more!

Apple's Free iTunes Radio Has Shut Down


CUPERTINO, CA (Hypebot) – As signaled, Apple's free ad supported iTunes Radio shut down last week. The Pandora-like online radio service will only be available for Apple Music paid subscribers.


Subscriptions to Apple Music costs $9.99 per month.


The move is designed to strengthen both Beats 1 radio, leaving it Apple Music's only free service, and Apple Music, giving users another reason to pay for the service.


"For listeners of ad-supported Apple Music Radio, available only in the US and Australia, we are making Beats 1 the premier free broadcast from Apple and phasing out the ad-supported stations at the end of January, Apple said in a statement. "Additionally, with an Apple Music membership, listeners can access dozens of radio stations curated by our team of music experts, covering a range of genres, commercial-free with unlimited skips. The free three-month trial of Apple Music includes radio.”