It is no secret that Beats has been planning to launch a music streaming service, last night it went live in the US. Beats Music will provide song lovers with over 20 million tracks, although Europe will have to wait a little longer for the service which is coming soon.
If you are a United States resident you may now access Beats Music on iOS, Android, Windows Phone and web browsers. You can try out the service first on a free 7 day trial, costing $9.99 subsequently each month if you like what you see and choose to subscribe. We are waiting to hear when a trial and launch will be made available outside of the US, but there has been no big announcement yet.
If you want to share your music experience with other people then you can subscribe to the AT&T family plan which instead gives you a 90 day free trial and will cost $14.99 each month instead. The additional benefits of this package is the unlimited usage through one single account which can be accessed by 5 different people across 10 devices.
Beats Music is already entering a crowded market place with the likes of Spotify, Xbox Music and Google Play Music all competing for business. A slight advantage that Beats Music might have is their endorsement by famous rapper Dr. Dre who champions their highly popular line of headphones and speakers.
Owning a pair of Beats is often considered fashionable as well as having quality audio hardware, this image might be reflected in a subscription to Beats Music too. The pricing and large array of music offered is good, it is just a case of gaining a large user base with either new customers or those willing to switch from a rival, or even people that want to subscribe to both.
Will you be giving Beats Music a free trial and then a monthly subscription?