Apple Music Launches Top 25 Song Playlists for Over 100 Cities

As part of the suite of features in iOS and iPadOS 14.5, Apple has rolled out a brand new set of Apple Music playlists that lists the top 25 songs in more than 100 cities around the world.

apple music city playlists
Reported by Billboard, the new collection of playlists ranks the top 25 most trending and hottest songs for over 100 cities around the world. The new collection can be found within the Browse section of the ‌Apple Music‌ app on iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Non-Apple Music subscribers can also browse the playlists using ‌Apple Music‌ on the web.

Apple says the playlists are updated daily with songs "making the waves" in cities worldwide. There are over 100 cities currently part of the collection, and Apple could add more with time. Courtesy of iMore's Stephen Warwick, the full list of cities currently part of the collection can be found below:

  • New York City
  • LA
  • Atlanta
  • Nashville
  • Miami
  • Chicago
  • Houston
  • San Juan
  • San Francisco
  • Seattle
  • Washington D.C.
  • Austin
  • Accra
  • Almaty
  • Auckland
  • Bangkok
  • Barcelona
  • Beijing
  • Bengaluru
  • Berlin
  • Birmingham (UK)
  • Bogotá
  • Bordeaux
  • Brisbane
  • Budapest
  • Buenos Aires
  • Busan
  • Calgary
  • Cape Town
  • Cologne
  • Copenhagen
  • Dallas
  • Delhi
  • Denver
  • Detroit
  • Dubai
  • Dublin
  • Durban
  • Edmonton
  • Frankfurt
  • Fukuoka
  • Glasgow
  • Guadalajara
  • Guangzhou
  • Guatemala City
  • Hamburg
  • Honolulu
  • Istanbul
  • Jakarta
  • Johannesburg
  • Kyiv
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Lagos
  • Lima
  • Liverpool
  • London
  • Lyon
  • Madrid
  • Manchester
  • Manila
  • Marseille
  • Medellín
  • Melbourne
  • Mexico City
  • Milan
  • Monterrey
  • Montréal
  • Moscow
  • Munich
  • Nagoya
  • Naha
  • Nairobi
  • Naples
  • Osaka
  • Ottawa
  • Paris
  • Philadelphia
  • Phoenix
  • Prague
  • Québec City
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Riyadh
  • Rome
  • Saint Petersburg
  • San Diego
  • San José
  • Santiago
  • Santo Domingo
  • Sao Paulo
  • Sapporo
  • Sendai
  • Seoul
  • Shanghai
  • Sydney
  • Taipei
  • Tel Aviv
  • Tokyo
  • Toronto
  • Vancouver
  • Vienna
  • Warsaw
  • Winnipeg
  • Zurich

Top Rated Comments

SirAnthonyHopkins Avatar
17 months ago
I really like the idea but in most of the cities I checked Justin Bieber was right up at the top so it was less interesting than I’d hoped.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
lah Avatar
17 months ago
I love this idea. But after browsing and listening to some of the cities, I’ve come to realize that I’m too old to keep up with latest pop music trends. Just not my style.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
paulypants Avatar
17 months ago

The music I am least likely to want to hear is the top 25 in any American city. Apple already tries to “suggest” entire genres of music I don’t particularly like. Top 25 elsewhere? Not sure at this time, but again “popular” is not always “good.”
I'm right there with you. Now, for a USEFUL update...enable me to disable entire genres so I don't see them or get them in suggestions. And I mean ANYWHERE in the app. Change "suggest less like this" to "never ever show me this trash again".
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Expos of 1969 Avatar
17 months ago

For once I'm glad Helsinki's not there so I don't have to feel ashamed for my fellow citizens' taste in music.
Well...if it is a choice of metal or Lil Baby, Lil Thug, Fatso Thee Stallion etc., I will take metal.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nwcs Avatar
17 months ago
A long way from the old days of America’s Top 40 with Casey Kasem….
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Expos of 1969 Avatar
17 months ago
Some glaring omissions. No Stockholm or Helsinki but they include Winnipeg and Quebec City and Ottawa??!!
Doesn't really impact me as 95% of the tunes listed I don't consider music ;) :(
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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