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Now you can use Alexa to create music playlists

Now you can use Alexa to create music playlists
From TechCrunch - February 8, 2018

The recent arrival of the Apple HomePod and Google Home Max have demonstrated, if nothing else, what a smart speaker can be when its music first. On the other hand, audios never been as much of a driver on Amazons Echo line, though the company did take a small step in that direction with its recent refresh.

This week, the companys adding another small but useful musical addition to its smart assistant. Users can now create and modify playlists using Alexa. The assistant is now able to make a new playlist from scratch or a specific song and add tracks to different lists.

The feature was first introduced in beta a few weeks back and started rolling out to Amazon Music Unlimited users in the U.S. today. Amazon says it was one of its most requested features, showing that people are, indeed, using their Echo devices to listen to music.

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