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Celebrities line up to get their playlists on iTunes

The Boston Herald reports that Apple’s iTunes Music Store now has over 150 celebrity playlists, and that more and more stars are offering up their favorite songs every week.

“Celebrities usually approach iTunes, wanting to participate,” said Alex Luke, Apple’s director of music programming and label relations. “We work with them to schedule the playlists when it makes sense for everyone as their movie premieres or as their new album is released.’‘

Luke said Apple does not provide free products or music downloads to the celebrities. “No, everyone loves music and participates simply to share their favorites,” he said. “We’ve seen that everyone, celebrities included, love to play the role of DJ.”

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Comments

1

BFD!!!

Posted by zpick on January 31, 2005 at 8:14 AM (PDT)

2

I actually like the celebrity playlists, not because I’m a huge fan of any particular celebrity, but they usually offer a good mix of songs—better than the terrible stuff a lot of people put on iMixes.

Posted by dethbrakr in Tacoma, WA on January 31, 2005 at 11:49 AM (PDT)

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Celebrities. Is there anything they DON’T know!

-Homer Simpson

Posted by Obadiah on February 1, 2005 at 8:00 AM (PDT)

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