Each week we'll bring you the best radio shows, playlists, and exclusives that Apple Music has to offer!


This week, you can check out Zane Lowe's Beats 1 interview with U2. The 40-minute conversation focuses on the band's 30th anniversary re-release of their album, The Joshua Tree.

Best of Beats 1

One of the best parts of Apple's Beats 1 is the lineup of unique shows that the station has assembled. Apple Music subscribers can listen to each full episode on demand, or skip to the new playlist with tracks from that week's show. This week, we've got new episodes from Elton John, Ezra Koenig, and Jehnny Beth.

  • Rocket Hour - Elton John highlights some of his favorite music from his teenage years which would go on to shape his own work as a musician. The episode includes work from Len Berry, Chubby Checker, Elvis Presley, and Roy Orbison.

  • Time Crisis - Ezra Koenig offers details on upcoming Vampire Weekend music and talks about live concerts and iconic TV jingles. In this episode, you'll find music from ABBA, Stevie Wonder, Jay-Z, and Demi Lovato.

  • Start Making Sense - Hose Jehnny Beth welcomes New Zealand musician Aldous Harding to talk about her new album, Party, with music in this episode coming from Harding, as well as Kelly Lee Owens, Tricky, Dusty Mush, and Forest Swords.

Essential Playlists

Apple Music features a number of carefully curated playlists built both by its own experts as well as several influential publications and companies. These lists highlight the week's best music, interesting artists that you should be listening to, and more, and are constantly updated with fresh tracks.

  • Best of the Week - The Apple Music team has collected the week's biggest and best tracks into a new updating list. This week, enjoy music from PRETTYMUCH, Billie Eilish, ABRA, and BOSCO. - Get the playlist
  • It's Lit!!! - These are some of the top hip-hop and R&B hits for the club, which right now features music from French Montana, Wizkid, 21 Savage, and Cardi B. - Get the playlist
  • New Fire - This list from Apple Music has some of the best recent hits making a splash at music festivals. Currently, the list is putting the spotlight on Lana Del Rey, Tyler, The Creator, Jaden SMit, and Nanna.B. - Get the playlist

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