Amazon has announced that it is launching its new music streaming subscription service, Amazon Music HD and subscriptions to the service will cost $12.99.
If you are already a subscriber to Amazon Music then you can upgraded to the new version for an extra $5 a month.
Amazon are launching the new music streaming service in the US, UK, Japan and Germany, Amazon existing music subscribers can upgrade and get a 90 day free trial. New users can also get a 90 day free trial.
Amazon Music today announced the launch of Amazon Music HD, a new tier of premium quality music with more than 50 million songs in High Definition, and millions of songs in Ultra High Definition, the highest quality streaming audio available. At just $12.99/month for Prime members and $14.99/month for Amazon customers, or an additional $5/month for current subscribers (Individual or Family Plan), Amazon Music HD makes high quality, lossless audio accessible to all music fans. Amazon Music HD is now available to stream in the US, UK, Germany, and Japan. New subscribers to Amazon Music can receive a 90-day free trial, and current subscribers can try Amazon Music HD at no additional cost for 90 days at amazon.com/music/unlimited/hd.
We spoke with many artists while developing Amazon Music HD, who were excited about the potential for fans to be able to stream their favorite music, and hear it as it was originally recorded,” said Steve Boom, VP of Amazon Music. “From rock to hip-hop to classical and pop, we believe listening to music at this level of sound will make customers fall in love again with their favorite music and artists. As we usher in a new listening experience for our customers and the industry, we’re combining the convenience of streaming with all of the emotion, power, clarity and nuance of the original recordings.”
You can find out more information about the new Amazon Music HD streaming service over at Amazon at the link below.