Apple will stop taking iTunes LP submissions after March 2018

A new report claims that Apple is going to discontinue the iTunes LP multimedia album format later this month. The report is based on an email that Apple has apparently sent to people in the music business to inform them that it’s going to pull LPs from the iTunes store. This has even sparked some speculation that the company might be thinking about killing off iTunes. Metro claims to have seen an email that Apple has sent to people in the music business announcing the withdrawal of LPs from the iTunes Store. For those who are unaware, LP stands for “long-playing” and is generally used to refer to an album.However, Apple doesn’t use LPs to refer to albums on iTunes. It uses it to describe a specific type of music bundle that it’s reportedly going to pull gradually from the iTunes store throughout this year.The email was sent by the company two weeks ago and was signed by “The Apple Music Team.” The email revealed that Apple would kill off iTunes LPs, these multimedi

Apple will stop taking iTunes LP submissions after March 2018

After an internal email supposedly leaked, Apple confirmed that as of March 2018 new iTunes LP submissions will no longer be accepted and existing LPs will be deprecated throughout 2018. ...

Wed 7 Mar 18 from Daily Mail

Leaked email sparks fears Apple is killing off iTunes

An internal e-mail leaked by Cupertino-based company Apple reveals that the firm will stop taking new iTunes LP submissions as of this month.

Wed 7 Mar 18 from Daily Mail

After nearly 10 years, Apple will stop taking new iTunes LP submissions

But those who previously purchased LPs on iTunes will still have access to them.

Wed 7 Mar 18 from Arstechnica

Apple will stop accepting iTunes LP submissions this month

Back in 2009, iTunes 9 offered a way for artists and labels to pack in extra album material like art, videos and bonus tracks. Earlier on Tuesday morning, Metro found a leaked Apple ...

Tue 6 Mar 18 from Engadget

Apple confirms it will stop taking iTunes LP submissions as of this month

Apple has confirmed to The Verge that it will stop taking new iTunes LP submissions as of this month. The format, which was launched in 2009, was a way for users to buy albums with ...

Tue 6 Mar 18 from The Verge

Apple Will Reportedly Discontinue iTunes LPs This Month

A new report claims that Apple is going to discontinue the iTunes LP multimedia album format later this month. The report is based on an email that Apple has apparently sent to people in the ...

Tue 6 Mar 18 from Ubergizmo

Leaked email may mean iTunes is finally on the way out. It could also mean zilch.

A leaked email from the Apple Music Team to music industry partners may hint that iTunes  on the way out. If true, it’s been a long time coming. The software is old, clunky, and ...

Tue 6 Mar 18 from Fastcompany Tech

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