Posted January 17, 2014 by Luis Mercado in HOT 97

Hot 97 / Power 106 To Be Included In Beats Audio Streaming Service

Hot 97 and Power 106 is joining Beats Electronics in the digital streaming game.

Emmis Communications two biggest stations are going to be a part of Beats Music when it launches January 21st.

They will have exclusive channels for the launch including playlists including different genres, and favorites from people such as program director and morning show host Ebro.

You can listen to Beats Music through your computer and phone whether you are online or not.

The team at Beats Music have devoted their lives to music, artists, and moving the industry forward with technology. Beats Electronics President Luke Wood has been pushing for subscription music since the mid-90s. Beats Music Chairman Jimmy Iovine first tried to establish a music subscription service in the late-90s.

Our Chief Creative Officer, Trent Reznor, has done some of the most ground-breaking work between artists and fans in the history of the Web. I’ve been building streaming music apps for more than twenty years. Many others at Beats Music come from music companies both traditional and digital. Music, and for many of us digital music, is our life’s work.

We’re digital music consumers, too, and have used every service on the scene. But a feeling kept nagging at us — these aren’t actually “services”, they’re “servers”. Lots of ways to access music, but we noticed they provided little more than access to a catalog — we still found music from trusted human sources, from friends to magazines to DJs.

We wanted to build a music service that combined the freedom of an on-demand subscription service – unlimited, uninterrupted streaming and downloads of tens of millions of songs – but layer on top features that would give you that feeling only music that moves you can give. The right song at the right time will give you a chill. Make you pull someone close. Nod your head. Sing in the mirror. Roll down the car window and crank the volume to the right.

You can find out more information on the Beats website.