technology

Apple Finally Announces "The End of iTunes LPs", No More Submissions After March

Users will have access to the LP content they have paid for in the past

itune lp

Apple is ceasing the submissions for its lesser-known service iTunes LP after March 2018. The LPs are the additional service from the company that offers iTunes users extra elements like videos, tracks and liner notes while purchasing an album. Apple won't be taking any submissions from the music producers or labels for the iTunes LP from next month.

The news was first revealed by Metro, a website from the UK claiming that it has the email sent by Apple to the music producers. In the mail, Apple asked the producers not to apply for the iTunes LP submissions anymore. Later, Apple confirmed the iTunes LP submission’s end.

The company mentioned that it won't be taking any submissions for iTunes LP after March 2018. And the currently available LPs will be slowly removed from iTunes later this year. However, iTunes users still have access to the LP content they have paid for previously while purchasing an album via iTunes Match.

“Apple will no longer accept new submissions of iTunes LPs after March 201,“ Apple wrote in the mail titled “The End of iTunes LPs”. “ Existing LPs will be deprecated from the store during the remainder of 2018. Customers who have previously purchased an album containing an iTunes LP will still be able to download the additional content using iTunes Match.”

This means in case you have bought an album with the additional LP content, then you don't have to worry, you can download it anytime, it won't be going anywhere. Although, you will not be able to see any new LPs in iTunes in the coming time.

The iTunes LP was launched back in 2009 by Apple that allows the labels and musicians to give extra materials to the users. This helped the producers to promote their album by alluring the music lovers with a pack containing the additional element. Considering the iTunes LP’s lesser popularity and negligible contribution to Apple’s revenue, the step wasn't unexpected.

Tanya <span>Editor In Chief</span>
Written By
Tanya Editor In Chief

She is a content marketer and has more than five years of experience in IoT, blockchain, Web, and mobile development. In all these years, she closely followed the app development, and now she writes about the existing and the upcoming mobile app technologies. Her essence is more like a ballet dancer.

technology

Paranoid Android Got New Update With 7.2 Version Which Comes With New Features

4 min read  

Firstly, for the ones who are not aware of the Paranoid Android, it is an open source operating system for smartphones and tablet computers, based on the Android mobile platform. Paranoid Android surprised everyone with the stupendous features and upgrades a month ago with the release of the new ver

technology

Apple AR Glasses, Powered By iPhone Expected To Launch In Early 2020

4 min read  

Recently Apple’s CEO Tim Cook indicated that the company is working on the future products that “will blow you away”.Is Apple’s Augmented Reality Headset one of those high tech future products?Noted analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo dropped a hint on the production of Apple&rsquo

technology

WeQ Launches WeQ INFLUENCERS Agency To Cater Influencer Marketing

4 min read  

WeQ, the global experts in mobile ad tech agency has come up with a new marketing agency, WeQ INFLUENCERS. The new marketing agency is launched to exploit the influencer marketing landscape.The new agency is launched by WeQ with an aim to each 100 million highly-targeted users in 2019 by engagin

technology

How Is Machine Learning Evolving In 2020?

4 min read  

Even common folks will agree with the statement that Artificial Intelligence or AI is the future and it has the ability to bring about a considerable degree of transformation in all industries. Artificial Intelligence can solve even the most challenging and complex problems with ease.This makes

MAD Originals
MAD Originals

Cut to the chase content that’s credible, insightful & actionable.

Get the latest mashup of the App Industry Exclusively Inboxed

  • PRODUCTS
  • SERVICES
  • BOTH