NEW DELHI: Google announced Monday that it has made Apple Music available to Nest devices in five countries: India, Australia, Canada, South Korea and Mexico.

“Starting today, you can now ask Google Assistant on Google Nest and other Assistant-compatible speakers and smart displays to play your favorites on Apple Music in India, Australia, Canada, in South Korea and Mexico, ”Google said in a statement.

The list of Google Nest devices that have received Apple Music support includes Nest Mini, Nest Audio, Nest Hub, and Nest Hub Max.

This will allow Apple Music subscribers to search and play songs, albums, and playlists via voice commands.

Google Assistant can now also play music by genre, mood or activity, Google said.

Global consumer spending on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store is expected to reach $ 133 billion in 2021, up 19.7% (year-on-year) from $ 111.1 billion in 2020, according to a new report. report.

“To set up Apple Music on your device, first link your Apple Music account in the Google Home app. Once it’s set up, you can easily queue your favorite playlist or artist to play on your connected device.

Users also have the option to set Apple Music as the default music streaming service in the Google Home app for seamless integration and playing experience.

Last year, Apple Music began rolling out to Nest and other Assistant-compatible smart speakers and displays in the US, UK, France, Germany, and Japan.