Beats Music Android app updated w/ customizable recommendations, Sentence history, verified badges, more

Just as news hit this morning that the European Commission approved Apple’s acquisition of Beats, the Beats Music mobile apps, Android included,  just received an update with a number of notable new features.

Included in version 1.2.0 of the app for Android is the ability to customize the app’s “Just for You” recommendations with a feature called Tune Your Taste. From within Settings, Tune Your Taste will allow users to customize things like genre and artists to get more personalized recommendations.  

A new “Sentence History” feature lets users view past playlists created using The Sentence feature, and verified badges for profiles puts a red checkmark next to profiles “certified as legit by Beats.” The Sentence is a feature of the app that allows users to create a sentence that includes a location, emotion, genre, and other preferences that in return automatically creates a playlist of music for the situation. 

The update also includes other improvements to the player that according to the release notes “make playback more smooth and reliable.”

The updated Beats Music Android app is available on the App Store now. A full list of what’s new is below:

What’s New
You asked for it, and we listened! In version 1.2.0 we’ve added:
– Tune Your Taste — Want to switch up your Just For You recommendations? Change your favorite genres and artists with the Tune Your Taste feature in Settings
– Sentence History — View your most recently played songs from The Sentence
– Verified Badges — That red check mark means the profile is certified as legit by Beats
– Player Improvements — We fixed a ton of bugs causing the app to crash or stall
…and much, much more!

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