Amazon is launching a Clubhouse competitor designed to turn anyone into a DJ, TechCrunch reports.
The app called Amp allows audio creators to host their own live show and stream "tens of millions of licensed songs" from Warner Music Group, Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, and others. The app's description on Apple's app store says:
It’s easy to share your voice and favorite songs with the world on Amp. Decide on a show title, create a playlist, and you’re just seconds away from streaming your own radio show to live audiences, and taking callers.
What is more important is that anyone can listen in to full-length songs as long as they sign up for Amp totally for free. Creators can schedule their shows and notify listeners about upcoming shows.
The race for audio content intensifies as other social media giants have also signaled their interest in the space. For instance, To The Moon earlier reported that Twitter is working on a dedicated tab for podcasts in mobile apps to strengthen its presence in the social audio space.
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While no details were revealed so far, a spokesperson for Twitter told TechCrunch that the company is always exploring new ways to "help people engage in the conversation on Twitter, but have no further details to share at this time."