What Is Amazon Music Unlimited?

By Steve McSteveface

Amazon Music Unlimited is an on-demand music streaming service that offers access to tens of millions of songs through the Amazon Music app and Amazon Music for Web.

How Does Amazon Music Unlimited Work?

With an Amazon Music Unlimited subscription, you get access to tens of millions of songs, thousands of playlists hand-curated by Amazon’s music experts, and personalized stations, as well as access to live English audio streams of Bundesliga 1 matches and conferences.

Music is available on-demand and ad-free, with unlimited plays.

New albums and songs are typically added to the Amazon Music Unlimited catalog on the day they’re released in the Digital Music Store.

What is the difference between Prime Music and Amazon Music Unlimited?

Prime Music is included with your Prime membership at no additional cost. It features over 2 million songs and more than a thousand playlists and stations programmed by Amazon’s music experts. On Prime Music, you’ll find the perfect soundtrack for your backyard BBQ, your morning run, or your evening study session. Play music on all your favourite devices and download to play offline.

With Amazon Music Unlimited, you get all of the great features and functionality of Prime Music…and a lot more. Amazon Music Unlimited offers tens of millions of songs and thousands of expert-programmed playlists and stations, including the hottest new releases from today’s most popular artists. Amazon Music Unlimited’s vast catalog allows you to dig deep into the vaults of your favourite artists, enjoy the latest and greatest hits, and explore new genres and styles.

AMAZON MUSIC UNLIMITED: Everything You Need To Know

How Much Does Amazon Music Unlimited Cost?

Amazon Music Unlimited Individual Subscription – 30 Day Free Trial

New subscribers are eligible for a 30-day free trial of Amazon Music Unlimited or the Amazon Music Unlimited Family plan. When you start a free trial, you have full access to Amazon Music Unlimited until the trial end date. On the end date, your trial automatically charges to your subscription payment method at the monthly renewal rate.

Cost: £7.99/month (Prime members) or £9.99/month (non Prime members)

Amazon Music Unlimited for Students

Amazon Music Unlimited for Students is a monthly subscription with all the benefits of the individual plan, discounted for students currently enrolled at an accredited college or university.

Cost: £4.99/month

Amazon Music Unlimited Family Plan

The Amazon Music Unlimited Family plan is a monthly subscription with all the benefits of the individual plan, for up to six family members.

Cost: £14.99/month

Amazon Music Unlimited for Echo

Amazon Music Unlimited for Echo is a monthly subscription designed for use on a single Amazon Alexa device.

Sign up directly through your device—just say, “Alexa, sign me up to Amazon Music Unlimited.”

Note: You can only access Amazon Music Unlimited for Echo on the Alexa device you used to start your subscription. If you try to browse or play music from Amazon Music Unlimited on another device, you’ll be prompted to get the Amazon Music Unlimited Individual or Family plan.

Cost: £3.99/month

Choose The Best Plan For You

AMAZON MUSIC UNLIMITED: Everything You Need To Know

Can You Download Music From Amazon Unlimited?

Download music for offline playback on compatible mobile devices (Android, iOS, Fire tablets)

How Does Amazon Music Compare To Spotify or Apple Music?

I think this video offers a great comparison:

However to keep things balanced here are a few great articles comparing the different streaming services:

Spotify vs Amazon Music vs Apple Music: Which is the best music-streaming service?

Spotify vs. Apple Music vs. Amazon Music Unlimited: Which Is Best?

Amazon Music Unlimited vs Apple Music vs Spotify: Which one is right for you?

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Written by Steve

I’m Steve and live in a village called Alford (home of Emeli Sande & birthplace of the Aberdeen Angus cow) in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. I currently work in the IT industry (yawn) I just want to share my ideas, findings and general reflections with whoever wants to listen.