After originally being available only through invites, Pandora Premium is officially going live for everyone.
Pandora says that Pandora Premium is now available to anyone that’d like to sign up. You can access Pandora Premium on Android and iOS, and it’ll be offered on the desktop and connected devices in the coming months.
Pandora Premium differs from regular Pandora in that it’s an on-demand streaming service that’ll let you play any song that you want at any time. You can also download music for offline listening. Pandora Premium customers can also utilize Pandora’s music recommendation tech by having the service create a playlist for you after you’ve selected one or two starter tracks. There’s also a playlist that’ll hold any song that you’ve ever Thumbs Up-ed on Pandora in the past.
Pandora Premium is priced at $9.99 per month or $109.89 per year, which saves you about $10 off the cost of 12 months of Premium. There is a 60-day free trial available.
There are a lot of streaming music services available right now, including services from big names like Google, Apple, and Spotify. Pandora Premium may be coming to market later than services like Spotify Premium and Apple Music, but Pandora has been in the streaming music game for a long time with its personalized radio stations, and so Pandora does have some name recognition going for it. We’ll just have to wait and see if that helps translate into paying Pandora Premium customers.
Are you going to try Pandora Premium?