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Satisfy Your Music Cravings With These Apple TV Apps

Satisfy Your Music Cravings With These Apple TV Apps

Turn your Apple TV into a fantastic music machine with these great apps for concerts, music videos, and streaming tunes.

Music On Your TV

The Apple TV is a great way to just have some background music going on in your home or office as you do focus on other things.

Music Paradise Player TV

Turn your TV into a giant music player

Music Paradise Player TV
Music Paradise Player TV

For anyone who wants to use their Apple TV as a music player in the background.

With Music Paradise Player TV, users will be able to turn their Apple TV into a giant music player for the home or office. Just use the companion iOS app to get all of your music loaded into the app, and then you can use it in conjunction with the Apple TV version. The app lets you select your songs, sort and manage favorites, create playlists, select random or repeat for songs or albums, and even adjust the equalizer settings to your liking. Plus, if you love the bass, there is a Bass Boost mode so you can feel the music playing through the speakers. It's a must for anyone who wants to turn their Apple TV into a home music system.

Why we love it

Music Paradise Player TV is a simple app that is easy to use and quite powerful. The ability to customize the equalizer settings and even boost the bass are must haves.

For those who...

  • Want to turn their Apple TV into a music player
  • Want control over equalizer settings and boost the bass

Not for those who...

  • Don't want to listen to music on the Apple TV
  • Don't need equalizer adjustments or boost bass

Old-School Radio Talk Shows On The TV

Sometimes you just can't help but love the traditional radio stations. Or maybe you want to listen to some podcasts or talk shows on your Apple TV.

Receiver Radio

Radio stations and podcasts galore.

Receiver Radio
Popular podcasts

For fans of the iOS app who want to continue listening on the big screen.

You can listen to more than 25,000 and podcasts and 30,000 radio stations from the comfort of a living room. The app is perfect for anyone new to podcasts or someone who knows exactly what they want to listen to. Along with viewing popular and local stations, you can browse by genre, location, and language. Or you can just search.

Why we love it

While it might not be the most visually pleasing app on the Apple TV, the power of Receiver really lies in its iCloud syncing capability with the iPhone/iPad app. That will allow you to view Favorite stations on any device.

For those who...

  • Enjoy streaming radio stations along with podcasts.
  • Use the iPhone/iPod app.

Not for those who...

  • Are looking for a free podcast player.
  • Want something that is well-designed.

Watch Your Favorite Songs

What's the meaning behind your favorite song? Chances are it's revealed in the music video, so fire up your Apple TV and watch them in high definition.

Vevo - Music Video Player

Vevo brings quality music videos to your big screen

Vevo - Music Video Player
Music Video Galore

Fans of music videos who want to watch them on the big screen.

If you love watching music videos from your favorite artists, then you need Vevo. With Vevo, you get a gorgeous interface that makes it easy to browse the popular and trending music videos, while also browsing by your favorite artsts and genres as well. When you find the video you want, just sit back and let it play beautifully on your television screen with Apple TV. Add favorites to watch later, and discover new videos from your top artists. Vevo is the quintessential app for watching music videos and now it's available on the big screen.

Why we love it

Vevo has a beautiful interface that is super easy to navigate and find your way through. It's easy to see what is popular and featured, while also finding the music videos for your favorite artists and songs. It's a must-have for anyone who likes music videos.

For those who...

  • You like watching music videos

Not for those who...

  • You don't care for music videos

Enjoy Concerts From Your Own Home

While going out to a concert is great, the tickets can get pricey and you probably won't be able to go to all of the shows you want to see (unless you're rich). Don't worry — just kick back on your couch and watch the concerts on your Apple TV instead.

Qello Concerts

Qello Concerts lets you watch what you've missed

Qello Concerts
Concerts in your living room

For those who like live concert experiences.

Do you love watching live concert shows but can't attend each one in person? With Qello Concerts, you can bring those epic live concert shows home with you on your big screen. Qello Concerts lets you check out featured concert experiences, or you can search for your favorite classic artists and bands from a large collection. Find what you're looking for and just play it on your telelvision screen. Make sure to get some popcorn as you sit back and relax.

Why we love it

Qello Concerts is the best way to catch up on live concert experiences that you may have missed out on from before.

For those who...

  • You like watching live concerts without being there in person
  • You want to catch up on what you've missed

Not for those who...

  • You don't care for live concert shows
  • You prefer to be there in person

Find New Favorites

While we all have our favorite artists and songs, sometimes it's good to go out and try something new. Find your next favorite tune through this app.

Show Off Your Talent and Sing Your Favorites

We all have some favorite songs that we like to sing. Why not show off your amazing talent (or lack thereof and just want a good time)?

Sing! by Smule

Sing! Karaoke lets you be a pop star

Sing! by Smule
Grab your phone and sing!

For those who like karaoke.

Sing! Karaoke by Smule turns your Apple TV into the ultimate karaoke machine. Browse through the large collection of songs that you can sing, grab your microphone (or your iPhone or iPad that can be your microphone) and friends, and have a blast. Make a playlist of your favorite songs, record yourself beling out those lyrics, and then upload your footage to see how you do compared to others from all over the globe. It's the best way to experience Sing! Karaoke.

Why we love it

It is a super fun app that turns your television set into a full-on karaoke machine.

For those who...

  • You love karaoke
  • You tend to have big gatherings and need some fresh new entertainment

Not for those who...

  • You don't like karaoke
  • You don't usually have big gatherings

Rock On

If singing isn't your thing, perhaps you like to rock out or dance. Either way, it's time to get your jam on!

Just Dance Now

Dance the night away

Just Dance Now
Dance With The Apple TV Remote

For those who love to dance right now.

Strap on your boogie shoes and get ready to kick it in Just Dance Now. Your slick moves and dancing skills will earn you points while having a great time. With new hits added regularly and the chance to unlock your favorite songs, you can dance the night away without leaving the house.

Why we love it

For those who love to groove, Just Dance Now will have you moving and shaking. Follow the steps you see on the screen and do your best to keep up. It’s fun, entertaining, and perfect for getting toe-tappers off their seats.

For those who...

  • You love to dance
  • You enjoy top music hits

Not for those who...

  • You hate to dance
  • You have no rhythm
SongPop Party - Music Quiz

Test your music knowledge against your friends

SongPop Party - Music Quiz
Guess The Song The Quickest

For those who like a wide variety of music, and want to put their knowledge to the test.

What better way is there to enjoy your Apple TV than with friends and family playing fun party game? SongPop Party – Music Quiz will get the joint jumping and the competition rolling as you play against each other guessing song titles and artists. Score highest to win and then level up to unlock other great tunes.

Why we love it

SongPop Party – Music Quiz is perfect for get-togethers with family and friends. Gather around the Apple TV and groove to the beats while guessing what they are and who sang them. For a fun party game, this upbeat competition will get your celebration, event, or gathering started right.

For those who...

  • You like to party
  • You enjoy party games

Not for those who...

  • You don't like to party
  • You enjoy dancing alone

Test Your Music Knowledge

Think you know your tunes? Test yourself with some classic music trivia apps.

Know It All: Trivia Party Game

Know It All: Trivia Party Game

Alora Studios

Super Bowl pack now available, perfect for parties! Also available: Star Wars, 2015 In Review, Sports, Movies, Music, and Sci-Fi & Fantasy. Valentine's coming soon!

Get your trivia on with up to 4 teams buzzing in from their iPhones or iPads. Great for parties with family and friends, or just hanging out or whatever. Download the free Know It All Remote app on your iPhone or iPad to play. Also includes a Single Player mode for those lonely nights. We've all been there. There's no shame.

## Features:

- Single Player and Multiplayer modes
- Question packs for 2015 in Review, Star Wars, Christmas Sports, Movies, Music, Sci-Fi and Fantasy
- New question packs added monthly
- Each question pack has 60+ questions, some of which are randomly chosen each time you play, so every game is different
- Questions are hand-crafted by our trivia artisans, not just cribbed from some online database
- Great design, fun animations, and a snarky personality make this app a great party game

Note: The newest question packs (e.g. Star Wars, 2015 In Review) are only available if you have an internet connection.

## Question Pack Categories

Super Bowl 50
- The Sweetness of Victory
- Super Bowl Ads
- Maybe Next Year
- Did You See That?!
- Location, Location, Location
- Head Boss in Charge
- Super Bowl 50

2015 In Review
- Possessed Politicians
- To Infinity and Beyond
- Movies of 2015
- Celebrity Babies
- Scandals

- Christmas Movies
- Christmas Songs by Second Line
- Christmas Food
- Christmas Around the World
- A Christmas Carol
- The Night Before Christmas
- The Reindeer

Star Wars
- Pilots & Ships
- Creatures & Droids
- A New Hope
- Empire Strikes Back
- Return of the Jedi
- The Force Awakens (No Spoilers)
- Planets & Locales
- Star Wars Prequels

- Speilberg
- Westerns
- Romantic Comedies
- Fantasy & Sci-Fi
- Animated Movies
- Oscar Nominees
- Oscar Winners

- Giants of Jazz
- Not their real names
- The 90's
- Boy Bands
- Musicals

- Athlete Nicknames
- Skateboarding
- Tennis

Sci-Fi and Fantasy
- Medieval Times
- Wizarding World
- Arcane Artifacts
- Need for Steed
- Batty Beasts
- Places
- The Octarine Column