DJ Mode introduced by Amazon Music, blends streaming with DJ-hosted radio


Amazon Music announces the DJ Mode, a new brand, an on-demand listening experience that combines control, personalization, and breadth of a catalog of streaming with vibrancy and personality of DJ-hosted radio, all in one destination.

Fans can opt into experience DJ Mode across three of Amazon Music’s top stations—Rap Rotation, Country Heat, and All Hits—with additional stations to follow. These DJ Mode stations include song selection and sequencing personalized to listener tastes, and music commentary and storytelling that spread with every, listen as new music is released.

Fans can also now get into the first-ever artist-led DJ Mode, The Billie Eilish Takeover, where the universal superstar shares her influences and inspirations alongside her favorite songs and behind-the-scenes stories.

-Steve Boom-, who is the VP of Amazon Music, said that “We’re continuing to revolutionize how listeners experience music, and with DJ Mode we are joining the best of streaming and traditional radio”.

Through the DJ Mode, fans can be able to stream music that is selected for them, while enjoying the personality of DJ-hosted radio. We’re also delighted that the Billie 

Eilish is behind our first ever artist-led DJ Mode experience, which gives fans access to her musical storytelling and tastes, hosted by one of the most innovative artists in the world.

To begin hearing with DJ Mode, Prime members and Amazon Music subscribers in the U.S. can opt-in requesting enabled stations using voice with Alexa, recently announced Car Mode, which makes it easier to use Amazon Music while in the car, or the Amazon Music app for Android, iOS, and Fire TV. Stations that include:

“Alexa, play The Rap Rotation in DJ Mode”: Rap-Rotation-Radio is your new platform for hip-hop in the high rotation, characterizing the hottest tracks from Big Sean, Cardi B, Lil Yachty, and more others. Hosted by esteemed hip-hop personality -DJ Letty- Rap Rotation Radio in DJ Mode features voices from the artists that are moving the culture forward, stories behind hit songs, and more.

“Alexa, play -Country Heat in DJ Mode”:  Nashville country music radio host -Kelly Sutton- hosts Country Heat Radio in DJ Mode, which features some of the artists behind the Nashville’s needed music including Thomas Rhett, Maren Morris, and Chris Stapleton.

“Alexa, play All Hits in DJ Mode”: Amazon Music’s senior pop music former and programmer favorite Seattle radio host -DJ Karen- Wild takes listeners through the biggest songs in the global world with all Hits Radio in DJ Mode. Hear from artists such as, The Weeknd, Bruno Mars, and Saweetie, alongside the stories back in the tracks, featuring voices of the artists who created them.

“Alexa, play -The Billie Eilish Takeover”: With The -Billie Eilish- Takeover, fans are invited behind the scenes into Billie’s process. They will listen to music curated by the universal superstar and hear from Billie herself, as she shares stories about her music, her musical influences, and why she picked some of her favorite songs to share with listeners. 

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