Pharrell Stories August 17, 2015

Apple today announced that it will be holding its annual music festival across 10 days during the month of September in London. Previously known as the iTunes Festival, this year’s show is known as the “Apple Music Festival” in reference the recently launched Apple Music service. It is also notably shorter than the typical 30 days of concerts. Pharrell Williams, One Direction, Florence + The Machine and Disclosure will be the headlining acts at this year’s festival, which takes place from September 19th to September 28th.

Apple’s Eddy Cue in addition to the main artists have commented on the announcement:

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Pharrell Stories June 25, 2015

Along with today’s announcement that Zane Lowe’s first Beats 1 interview will be with Eminem, a New York Times profile on the DJ revealed the titles and hosts for other shows on Apple’s upcoming music streaming service.

As you might expect, Apple’s own Dr. Dre will be hosting a show of his own called “The Pharmacy.” Rapper Drake, who appeared on stage at the Apple Music announcement, will also have a show on the streaming radio service.

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Pharrell Stories June 24, 2015

Pharrell teases new song ‘Freedom’ coming exclusively to Apple Music on June 30th

Pharrell, who has been spotted several times rocking a gold Apple Watch, today teased that he will be releasing a new single entitled “Freedom” exclusively on Apple Music. The track will be available on launch day, a week from today, June 30th.

Pharrell shared a video preview of the song via his Instagram and Twitter accounts, while Apple also shared the preview on Twitter. Pharrell was in the audience when Apple unveiled Apple Music earlier this month and has had a solid relationship with the company in the past.

Check out the preview of “Freedom” by Pharrell below. The track will be available exclusively on Apple Music on June 30th. The song was also used in the first ad for Apple Music, also viewable below.

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