If you’ve been waiting to, it’s your lucky day. The skill for is live and available via the Alexa app for Android and iPhone. Right now the skill works exclusively on , but it is expected to roll out to third-party Alexa-enabled devices like the soon.
Simply search for “Apple Music” in the skills section of the Alexa app and hit “Enable to use” to link your Apple Music account. You will be asked to allow Alexa to access Apple Music and can even designate Apple Music as your default music player so you don’t have to constantly specify “Apple Music” in your command.
It was easy to set up and worked well for me during a cursory test. My Amazon Echo Dot did have to go through a short software update first, but that, along with enabling the Apple Music account, was all it took.
Unlike the Apple HomePod, which only supports Apple Music natively, Amazon speakers work with Spotify, Pandora, Amazon Prime Music, Amazon Music Unlimited, iHeartRadio, TuneIn and SiriusXM — in addition to Apple Music.
Apple Music has, making it the . Spotify still holds the lead worldwide.