Music journalist Alex Gale has been named the new head of editorial for Apple Music, reports Variety. Gale has previously written for sites like Billboard, Complex, XXL, and Vibe.

Gale, who will work under Jen Robbins, the director of project management and editorial for Apple, will lead the team that's responsible for all written content on Apple's music platforms, including Apple Music, iTunes, Beats 1, and some video projects.

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Written Apple Music content appears in interviews, Apple Music features, details on playlists, information on videos, album intros, and more.

News of Gale's hiring comes just after Apple announced that Apple Music has grown to 36 million total subscribers around the world, a six million increase from the 30 million the company reported in September of 2017.

Top Rated Comments

itsmilo Avatar
56 months ago
Good. Stop pushing Hip Hop down my throat
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
djcerla Avatar
56 months ago
Good. Stop pushing Hip Hop down my throat
This definitely reminds me of rock&roll in the early ‘50s. Older people just hated it.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
sidewinder3000 Avatar
56 months ago
This definitely reminds me of rock&roll in the early ‘50s. Older people just hated it.
People always try to make that parallel, but it’s a superficial one and not really the same.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
lunarworks Avatar
56 months ago
Good. Stop pushing Hip Hop down my throat
I hate that new feature where you're not allowed to listen to any of the music you like until you listen to 5 hip-hop tracks first. So draconian.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
tzm41 Avatar
56 months ago
This definitely reminds me of rock&roll in the early ‘50s. Older people just hated it.
What you are implying is Hip Hop will die soon...?
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
itsmilo Avatar
56 months ago
Where exactly does it do this?
Beats Radio for example or my suggestions r full of hip hop stuff even tho i never clicked it on one of those genre bubbles
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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