Amazon Music HD, one of Amazon̵7;s three music streaming platforms, adds thousands of songs to its Ultra High Definition catalog. Amazon Music is working with Warner Music Group and Universal Media Group to remaster thousands of albums and individual tracks in Ultra HD.
“Amazon Music continues to push the boundaries of sound fidelity and innovation, and we are proud to partner with them to accelerate the availability of our catalog in the highest possible format and to provide new experiences in immersive sound,” said Michael Nash, CEO for digital strategy at Universal Music Group.
The streaming music service has over 60 million songs in HD and about five million in Ultra HD. The new Ultra HD lists will include BB King’s Lucille, Nirvana’s MTV disconnected in New York, Bob Marley and the Wailers’ Natty Dreadand Lady Gaga’s Joanne.
In addition, some albums will be remixed in 3D audio formats such as Sony 360RA or Dolby Atmos. You will enjoy listening to these mixes on the Echo Studio speaker, Amazon’s high-fidelity immersive smart speaker, which is available for $ 199.99. Some of the select albums that get a 3D remix include Tom Petty’s upcoming Wildflowers & All the Rest, Eagles Live from the forum MMXVIII, Ramone’s (excellent) eponymous album, and Gregory Porter’s new album EVERYTHING RISES from Blue Note Records.
You can sign up for Amazon Music HD today for $ 12.99 per month if you are already an Amazon Prime customer or $ 14.99 per month if you are not. Current Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers on an individual or family plan can access these HD tracks in addition to their service for an additional $ 5 per month.