How To Follow Artists On Apple Music

By Richard Pryn •  Updated: 11/07/22 •  5 min read

You might be wondering about how you can follow your favorite musicians if you use Apple Music. This article will demonstrate how to do that.

How To Follow Artists On Apple Music

Apple Music makes it simple to share all of your favorite playlists and lets you follow your friends to see what they’re listening to. 

You must first register an Apple Music account before you can start inviting friends to the service and following artists. 

You may do it quickly from your Mac or from a phone or tablet such as an ipad, iphone, or iPod touch. This only takes a couple of minutes.

Keep reading to find out how to follow artists, so you can enjoy all that Apple Music has to offer its users to the fullest. 

How To Follow Artists On Apple Music

Open Apple Music and select the Browse tab to start following an artist. Select the musician you wish to follow by tapping the Radio tab after that.

Launch the Apple Music application on your smartphone or iPad and select the More option to follow an artist. Tap the Following tab after that, then choose the artist you wish to follow.

By visiting their artist profile, you can follow artists via Apple Music as well. Launch the Apple Music application and select the Search option to get started. Next, enter the name of a musician you wish to follow and press on it.

Tap the Follow button once you’re on the artist’s page. 

After learning how you go about following artists on Apple Music, make sure to listen to their music and view any downloadable content they may have. 

When you’re following an artist, you’ll be able to see when they release new tracks and be at the forefront of any updates such as upcoming concerts.

Can You Follow Friends On Apple Music?

Yes! To view various playlists, albums, and songs, Apple Music users can follow fellow Apple Music subscribers.

Open their profile on Apple Music and click the Follow button to subscribe to them. You will be given the option to follow someone if they aren’t already your follower.

Their profile will appear on your Following tab once you start following someone. From there, you could find out what they’re listening to, download their music, and do a lot more.

Visit your friend’s profile and click the Following button to stop following them. Select Unfollow after that. Keep in mind that on Apple Music, you can only subscribe to 250 people.

How Do I Add More Artists To My Apple Music Following?

You can access millions of tracks from your favorite musicians with the music streaming service Apple Music. 

To see the newest albums and updates from your favorite artists, you may follow them on social media, build a personalized music library, and tune into radio stations that play your favorite genres.

Here’s how to follow additional musicians on Apple Music:

  1. Click the “For You” option in the Apple Music app.
  2. Secondly, click the “Following” tab.
  3. Press the “+” icon.
  4. Type the artist’s name you would like to follow.
  5. Select “Follow” from the menu.
  6. The music of the artist will now be available in your “Following” tab.
How To Follow Artists On Apple Music

How Do I Find New Artists On Apple Music?

Apple Music functions as a fantastic platform for listening to your favorite tunes, but discovering new artists to check out may be challenging. 

Utilizing the search bar is the quickest method for locating artists on Apple Music. Simply enter the name of the musician you’re looking for, then Apple Music will provide a list of matching artists.

Additionally, you can explore Apple Music via genre. To do this, select the desired genre by clicking the Browse tab located at the top of your screen. 

This will provide a list of musicians who fit that genre. You can listen to new music based on the genres that you like using this function.

How To Enable Artist Notifications On Apple Music

You can enable artist notifications if you frequently listen to Apple Music and want to be informed about all the most recent developments and albums from your favorite artists. 

You’ll be able to do this to get alerts when your favorite musicians release new music, announce concert dates, and more.

How to enable artist alerts on Apple Music is as follows:

  1. Firstly, launch Apple Music and log in.
  2. Click the Menu button in the app’s upper-left corner.
  3. Click “Notifications.”
  4. Switch “Artist notifications” on.

You will now get alerts when your favorite musicians release new music, announce concert dates, and more.

Why Am I Unable To Follow Other Users On Apple Music?

In 2015, Apple introduced the music streaming service Apple Music. It boasts a library of more than 45 million songs and lets users listen to them online or off.

The option to follow individuals and view their activities is one of Apple Music’s features. Users can do this to find new music and check what their peers are listening to.

Many users, however, are complaining that they are not able to follow fellow users.

There are several explanations as to why this can be the case. One reason could be that the user is unable to follow other users due to their privacy settings.

The user may also have had their account suspended or banned.

By visiting your Apple Music settings menu and choosing “following,” a user can modify their privacy settings if they are preventing them from following fellow users. To enable others to follow them, the user can then choose allow people to follow me.

The user must get assistance from Apple Support if their account has been restricted or banned.

Final Thoughts

Hopefully this article has given you some useful tips to help you navigate the Apple Music platform, follow your friends and keep track of favorite artists’ songs and updates so you can get the best out of the service.

Richard Pryn

Hey there. I am an award winning composer for movie trailers, including Bladerunner 2049, Diablo II, WandaVision, and loads more. I am the founder of The Trailer Music School where my aim is to teach everything I know about music composition, production, and generally being a functional human being. I podcast, blog, vlog and jog (sometimes). I also love coffee, nachos and self-improvement. I live with my wife, three kids and numerous pets. I am also known by my pseudonym, Richard Schrieber (it’s a long story).

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