Apple Music adds $99 annual subscription option, saving users $20/year

Apple Music quietly added a $99 annual subscription plan

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Apparently, Apple added an annual Apple Music subscription plan months ago for $99.

Apple Music has a new subscription option for you to choose from, as first spotted by TechCrunch, but you'll have to dig a bit to find it. At this point, the yearly subscription option doesn't offer student or family plan users a discount, though, with Apple seemingly focusing on individual subscribers with this change.

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That means subscribers can getting 12 months for the price of 10 if they're willing to fork over for an annual plan. Launch the App Store, scroll all the way down and tap on your Apple ID.

Existing subscribers can head over to membership settings and then switch over to the annual tier. That's almost $21 less than what you'd pay over the course of a year with a typical $9.99 monthly subscription to the service. If you're planning to keep Apple Music for the long term, this option will save you a few dollars. For $99 you get a year's worth of Apple Music, and in the end you end up saving $20.

The move could help Apple lock in a more loyal set of subscribers as it battles Spotify for dominance over the space. Archrival Spotify doesn't now offer a discount for signing up for a whole year of its streaming service.

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