Useful Siri Commands That Work With Apple Music

As an Apple Music subscriber, you can use Siri as a personal DJ to control song playback, queue up songs, find song facts, add songs to your library, play your favorite playlists, or even play something new.


Below is a list of Siri commands that will work on any iPhone or iPad with an internet or cellular connection. Simply say "Hey Siri" or press and hold the Side button/Home button on your device to invoke the personal assistant, then ask away.

Playback commands


  • "Play some music"
  • "Next/previous song"
  • "Pause this song"
  • "Repeat this song"
  • "Play this song from the start"
  • "Skip this song"
  • "Shuffle songs"

Song commands


  • "Play [title] by [artist]"
  • "Play the newest song by [artist]"
  • "Play [radio station]"
  • "Play my favorites mix"
  • "Play something new"
  • "Play more like this"
  • "Play something [mood]"
  • "Play the number one song right now"
  • "Play a live version of this song"
  • "After this song, play [name] by [artist]"
  • "Play the top songs from 1991"
  • "Rate this song five stars"
  • "Add this song to my [name] playlist"
  • "Add this song to my library"
  • "Love this song"

Song queries


  • "Who sings this song?"
  • "Who's the drummer in this song?"
  • "When was this song recorded?"
  • "What album is this from?"
  • "What song is this?" or "What's this song?"
Have any useful Siri commands that work with Apple Music that we should add to the list? Email us at tips@macrumors.com to let us know.