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Apple Music is coming to Android in the fall

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Apple now makes Android apps

It's being shown off exclusively on iPhones at Apple's WWDC 2015, but the new Apple Music service will be spreading out beyond the Apple realm, including a release on Android later this year. The new subscription service — costing $9.99 per month — will first be available on the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, and PC starting June 30th, and will make its way to the Apple TV and Android phones this fall.

Where Apple Music users on Apple devices can listen free to radio stations such as BeatsOne with limited skips, Android users of the service have no free tier, and must be paid subscribers to listen to music. Other than Beats Music, an Android app that Apple acquired with the company bearing that name, there are no Apple apps on the Android platform. But the determination to make Apple Music the universal destination where fans go to listen to and connect with their favorite artists has led to a change of strategy. Apple now makes Android apps.