Sydney, 22 July 2019: Optus customers can now enjoy over 50 million songs anytime, by signing up for an exclusive subscription offering of up to 12 months of Apple Music free with various Optus plans.
Apple Music offers subscribers an incredible catalogue of over 50 million songs, combined with their entire existing iTunes library, which they can stream or download for offline listening all completely ad-free. Subscribers can also create their own playlists or discover new ones curated by Apple Music, and share music with their friends. In addition, they also get daily personalised music recommendations, access to radio stations from every genre, exclusive music videos, lyrics and more. Apple Music also includes Beats 1, a global live stream of todays best new music with special shows hosted by some of the worlds most fascinating people – everyone from Drake, The Weeknd, Frank Ocean and Nicki Minaj to Kendall Jenner, Virgil Abloh and more.
The trial offer from Optus will be available to new and re-contracting Optus customers who purchase and remain on various Optus post-paid mobile plans. Once activated, Optus customers will have full access to Apple Music and can either stream their favourite songs over the Optus network, WiFi, or download for offline playback.
Optus VP, TV, Content & Product Development, Clive Dickens said We are excited to offer Apple Music to Optus customers and help more Australians connect and share the joys of streaming music on our amazing network.
“With this new exclusive offer, we are aiming to introduce more Australians to the ease and convenience of finding a classic favourite or discovering brand new songs and artists with Apple Music, whether in the car, at home or at work.
The Apple Music exclusive offer is available on selected great value Optus plans priced for all budgets. Our plans offer fast speeds on Optus premium network and incredible data inclusions – with selected plans offering up to 200GB of data for customers who love to stream and download on-the-go.”
Since the launch of Apple Music in 2015, Australians have streamed a mixture of artists with Ed Sheeran, Drake, Post Malone and homegrown talent 5 Seconds of Summer on heavy rotation, while popular playlists include Todays Hits, The A-List: Pop and The New Australia.
Most streamed songs on Apple Music in Australia
1. Shape of You (Ed Sheeran)
2. Perfect (Ed Sheeran)
3. Youngblood (5 Seconds of Summer)
4. rockstar (Post Malone Feat. 21 Savage)
5. Despacito (Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Feat. Justin Bieber)
6. Closer (The Chainsmokers Feat. Halsey)
7. I Fall Apart (Post Malone)
8. Castle on the Hill (Ed Sheeran)
9. Eastside (benny blanco, Halsey & Khalid)
10. Starboy (The Weeknd Feat. Daft Punk)
Most streamed albums on Apple Music in Australia
1. (Ed Sheeran)
2. The Greatest Showman (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack – Various Artists)
3. Stoney (Post Malone)
4. Purpose (Justin Bieber)
5. beerbongs & bentleys (Post Malone)
6. 1989 (Taylor Swift)
7. Views (Drake)
8. Baby Lullaby: Relaxing Piano Lullabies and Natural Sleep Aid for Baby Sleep Music (Einstein Baby Lullaby Academy)
9. Starboy (The Weeknd)
10. x (Ed Sheeran)