Beats 1, Apple’s Radio Station, Is A Hit — The Start Of A Digital Revolution?

Beats 1, the free radio station built into the Apple Music app, has turned out to be a surprise hit.

The tech community has been heaping praise on Beats 1. Computerworldlauded the “surprising genius” of “an always-there global shared content experience.” The Next Web called it “exactly what radio should be.” AdAgeproposed using the word “visionary” for Beats 1. It’s surprising that so much applause is showering a live, personality-driven online radio station that takes a page (maybe two) from SiriusXM’s playbook and expands it globally.

Via Billboard