Amazon’s Alexa can now create and modify Music Playlists

Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant has a wide variety of music-related capabilities, but when it came to playlists, it couldn’t do anything but play them, that is, until today. You can now ask Alexa to create a playlist on the fly by saying “Create a playlist called [Playlist Name].” To add a song to any playlist, say “Add this song to my [Playlist Name] playlist” while the song is playing. You can also add a song and create a new playlist in one go by saying “Add this song to a new playlist named [Playlist Name].” There doesn’t seem to be a way to add a song to a playlist by name while it is not currently being played. You are also unable to remove songs from playlists using Alexa, nor are you able to delete a playlist entirely. Those tasks will still need to be done through Amazon’s website or apps. Alexa’s new playlist capabilities work with Prime Music and Amazon Music Unlimited.

One comment
  1. Ujn Hunter says:

    Great news! I used to shuffle my collection and when a song would come on that I really liked, I’d have to ask “Alexa, what song is this?” then grab my phone, open Amazon Music, find the song in question, then add it to a Playlist. This will make things much, much easier! Thanks!

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