The mobile and smartphone app will include live performances, interviews and playlists. Users can set personal preferences and get recommendations based on their music tastes.
BBC Music will build on and integrate the functions of the BBC’s Playlister service, which was designed to let users click to remember any piece of music they hear on BBC radio and TV programmes. The BBC said that over time BBC Music will also evolve and add new features based around user feedback.
“The BBC Music app lets you get straight to the music you love, from In Concert and Live Lounge sessions to Jools Holland, with the tap of a button. This is just the start for us, and we want to hear from users over time to make the BBC Music app the best that it can be, so they can enjoy music from across the BBC – whenever and wherever they are,” said Bob Shennan, director of BBC Music.