BBC Playlister service goes live
BBC Radio 1’s Zane Lowe claimed the project puts the BBC “at the heart of what is happening now”.
“Now we can really listen to what [the audience] is into and what they love.”
From Wednesday, every song played on BBC radio will be made listed on the relevant programme website.
Anyone with a BBC account can click an “add this” button to add tracks to a personal playlist, and export them to a outside streaming service, such as YouTube, Deezer and Spotify, where they can be played back in full.
The homepage of the Playlister website also lists the BBC’s most recently-played songs, as well as the most popular or most searched-for music.
Mark Friend, BBC controller for multi-platform radio and music, said the service was “easy to use [and] accessible for everyone”, adding that it would “join up your BBC experiences with the music experiences you have on the rest of the internet”.
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