Amazon Music Unlimited Debuts

Amazon's on-demand music streaming service is now available. T

Amazon Music Unlimited, as the new service is being called is aimed to be an on-demand competitor to the likes of Spotify, Apple Music, and Google Play Music.

his new, on-demand streaming service offers access to tens of millions of songs, and is available for $7.99 per month for Prime members, or $9.99 per month for non-Prime members.

Amazon is also introducing a special tier for consumers who only want to access their music subscription on Amazon's Echo speaker. Access to Amazon Music Unlimited from a single Echo costs just $3.99 a month.

In addition, Amazon Music Unlimited has a new feature called Side-by-Side, which pairs artist commentary with selected tracks from the their catalog. The company says it is launching with a few dozen Side-by-Side features, including from artists such as The Chainsmokers, Jason Aldean, Lindsey Stirling, Sting, Norah Jones, One Republic, and Kongos, with more to come in the future.

-Devashree Goenka