Apple Music Releases Playlists Showing Popular Songs by Country And City

It’s been a few days since Apple released the latest iOS 14.5, iPadOS 14.5, and macOS Big Sur 11.3. While most of the attention has been on the privacy-tacking features, there’s been some additions for Apple Music as they look to ramp up their feature set to compete against Spotify.

Known as “City Charts”, the new playlists lets Apple Music listeners see the top 25 most played songs in over 100 cities around the world. This also includes a few cities from the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent region, and the playlists are updated daily:

The feature is now live on the Apple Music app on the iPhone, iPad, as well as the Mac (as long as you are running the latest version of the respective OS). Non-subscribers to Apple Music can visit the website and browse the selection of popular songs across available cities. Expect more cities to be added in the future.

What’s Trending on Country-level on Apple Music?

If you can’t see your city in the City Charts, you can get a more macro view of the most popular songs with the Daily Top 100 by country.

Within the MENA and Indian Subcontinent region, these are the countries which you can see the playlists (clicking on each link will take you to the respective one):

The country-level Daily Top 100 playlists refreshes daily, so you can easily see which music is grabbing listeners’ attention.

Author: Yasser Masood

Think of me as a grassroots community evangelist. Juggling social media while covering technology/digital trends across the Middle East and crossroads of society and culture, while unearthing other perspectives that pique my interests.

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