Amazon reportedly prepping music streaming service for Prime customers

Amazon is preparing to launch an on-demand music streaming service for Prime subscribers, according to a fresh report from BuzzFeed. The move will put Amazon, which until now has focused on digital music sales over streaming, in direct competition with Spotify, Beats Music, and Google Play Music All Access. At least in theory. Upon closer inspection (and thanks to some unfortunate restrictions), this doesn’t sound like a true Spotify killer.

For instance, you won’t be seeing new releases available from Amazon’s upcoming offering. (Prime Instant Music, perhaps?) Citing five sources familiar with the company’s service, BuzzFeed says it will only include music that’s at least six months old. And its catalog won’t match what you’ve come to…

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