Do You Get Amazon Music with Amazon Prime? (Yes, But How Do You Choose)

Edith F. Hancock

Uncover the relationship between Amazon Music and Amazon Prime – learn about the music streaming options included with your Prime membership and how to make the most of this valuable perk.

Yes, Amazon Prime membership gives you access to the Amazon music catalog, which features over 100 million songs at no extra cost. There is no limit on how much Amazon music you can stream through Amazon Prime after you have signed up with their service.

The only downside is that it does not have as much content as Spotify or Apple Music, but if you love listening to good music, this may be fine. So, what is the difference between Amazon Music and Amazon Prime? Read on to learn the key differences and know which is right for you.

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Amazon Music vs. Amazon Prime

Music is a key feature of Amazon Prime, and it's also one of the reasons most people choose to subscribe to this service (Amazon Prime). However, there exist key differences between the two types of subscriptions. But first, let's start with their similarities;


Some of the similarities between Amazon music and Amazon prime include the following;


The key differences are;

So, which is best for you; Amazon Music or Amazon Prime? Both subscriptions will let you enjoy your favorite tracks. However, your budget will let you decide which one suits you best.

How to Access Amazon Music with Prime?

If you're a Prime member, you can also listen to Amazon Music on your smartphone (Android and iOS device) or PC. To start listening to music from Amazon Music on your device, follow these steps:

On iOS or Android Device

The Amazon Music app is free from the App Store and Google Play Store. Once you install the app on your device;

Step 1: Launch the app (Amazon Music app) and choose Sign In With Amazon.

Step 2: Log in using your Amazon Prime credentials, if you haven't already subscribed to Amazon Prime, start the free trial.

Step 3: Tap on the My Music icon at the app's bottom to create your playlist or view an existing playlist.

Step 4: Basic music controls (Play/Pause) buttons will appear at the bottom of the screen when the music is playing. You can also utilize other controls such as shuffle, repeat, next/skip ahead, or back by swiping up the circle at the middle bottom of your screen.

Depending on the version of the app, it may ask you to import audio files from your device's music folder to manage your audio from a single app.

On Your Computer

You can stream millions of songs on Amazon Music through a desktop app on your Windows or macOS PC. Here are two common ways to do it;

1. Through Amazon Music App

Download the Amazon Music application on your computer by visiting the Amazon Music official website. Once downloaded, open the app and sign in with your Amazon Prime login details to start enjoying the music.

2. Use the Amazon Music Web Player

It is the best option for people looking to save their disk space as it doesn't require any additional application download. The web player is also compatible with almost all devices. And just like the Amazon Music app, you must sign in to your Amazon Prime to access the songs. Note: The Amazon Music web player won't allow you to download music to your PC.

How to Get Amazon Prime Music for Free

There are three ways to get Amazon Prime Music for free:

Remember to cancel the subscription before the trial window is over when using the trial version trick. Otherwise, the system may automatically upgrade your account to a paid subscription.


With an Amazon Prime subscription, you can access Amazon Music at no extra cost. The service is available to all Prime members and comes with a free 30-day trial, so you can test it out before making your decision.

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