Amazon launched a new mobile app called Amp, which allows people to create live “radio shows” where they can act as a DJ by taking callers and playing tracks from its catalog of tens of millions of licensed songs, ranging from classic titles to today’s music. The app is only available in the US in a beta mode for now.
Creators in Amp will be able to pre-plan and schedule their shows, alert listeners to their upcoming shows, control who speaks when taking live callers and more. Notably, creators do not have to pay the labels when accessing the music for their show.
Users will sign in using their Amazon credentials or can create a new Amazon account to use Amp. However, you need an access code to start using the app.
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