Amazon Prime expands music services for subscribers

The music streaming service is certainly better off for the changes, but it's still no Spotify


Amazon Prime’s music streaming service has expanded its offering in the UK, introducing more radio stations and on-screen lyrics for its users.


According to Amazon, “hundreds” of online radio stations have been added to create a wider variety of music. The use of X-Ray lyrics also allows users to sing along to their favourite songs with words that play as the song does.


Prime Music is one of several services that customers get when they subscribe to Amazon Prime, along with free fast shipping for Amazon products and Prime Video which offers a plethora of television shows, including their own original programming plus many feature films.


The introduction of the new features shows intent from Amazon to compete with music streaming giants Spotify and Apple Music. However, at this stage both the aforementioned services have much larger