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Twitter reportedly set to release music streaming app

Twitter is set to release a music app for iOS devices according to reports across the internet.

The app, referred to as Twitter Music, is possibly set for release as early as the end of this month according to CNET, and will aim to help users discover new music artists by streaming their tracks.

Four sections are said to be included within the app, such as a ‘popular’ and ‘emerging’ sections to highlight the most listened to and new tracks, ‘suggestions’ and a ‘#NowPlaying’ that highlights songs being tweeted by other users.

It has also been reported that the service will not require users to have an account through Twitter and will be powered by San Francisco-based music streaming start-up We Are Hunted which it acquired last year and streamed through the SoundCloud app.

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Stephen Lepitak is editor of The Drum, with responsibility for overseeing the day-to-day running of the content produced for the various platforms run by the publication. Over the years he has interviewed agency network bosses such as Sir Martin Sorrell, Maurice Lévy and Arthur Sadoun, as well as Cindy Gallop, Kim Kardashian, film directors James Cameron, Spike Jonze and producers Harvey Weinstein and Lord David Puttnam. With a keen interest in media and breaking news, Lepitak has been with The Drum since 2005 and is based across its UK, US and Asia operations.

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