Popular teen-singer Billie Eilish is coming out with a new album ‘Happier Than Ever’ and Apple Music subscribers can now pre-add the album. The pre-add feature will download all the tracks in the album but they won’t be accessible for play and when the album is out on July 30, users can immediately listen to all the tracks.
In February, Apple TV+ launched the “Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry” documentary which was a massive hit with the young audience of the service. The docu-movie gained record-breaking 33% new viewers Apple TV+. With 50% viewership was from outside the U.S, Eilish’s documentary was popular amongst young adults in the U.K, France, Russia, Germany, Brazil, Mexico, the Netherlands, Australia, and other regions. So, Apple and Billie Eilish’s partnership is mutually beneficial for both parties. Recently, the service disclosed that it pays a one-cent per-stream rate to singers, musicians, and other rights holders. Currently, it is the highest per-stream rate in the digital music streaming industry. Spotify pays an average of about one-third to a one-half penny per stream.
How to pre-add Billie Eilish upcoming album on Apple Music
- Open Apple Music app
- Search for Billie Eilish new album ‘Happier than ever’ on Apple Library
- Tap on the ‘+’ icon to pre-add the album
The singer has released the first track of the album titled ‘Your Power’ which can be added and listened to on Apple Music by following the aforementioned steps.
In tough competition with rival music streaming services like Spotify, Apple Music has been adding new features on the service to retain and gain more subscribers. In the UK, the service launched ‘Saylist‘ for listeners with hearing impairments and Apple Music TV. And as discovered in iOS 14.6 beta, users can expect that Apple Music HiFi is coming soon to deliver higher quality music.