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Apple Music For Artists Exits Beta, Available Free To All With Enhanced Analytics, Shazam

image from artists.apple.comApple Music For Artists has long lagged behind Spotify and Pandora with the tools and analytics that it offers artists.  That changed overnight with the public launch of a toolkit that insiders have been playing with for months.

Apple Music For Artists now offers all musicians and their team a robust set of analytics and notifications, as well as some limited tools to control your image on the platform.

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Two Key Features

Apple Music For Artists launches with iOS app as well as a web version. That should please artists and teams on the go - if they own an Apple device. Also, Shazam, which Apple acquired last year, is front and center, adding an important source of data often used to measure early spikes in interest.