update: This feature appears to be completely rolled out in separate sections for the latest release, album, live album, single & EP, playlist.
Apple Music has updated to better separate content items on the artist page. Previously, Apple Music treated the album like a single or EP. The latter appears as a single track album list. Now a backstage update is released, another single & EP section is added to the artist page, only the actual album is shown in the album section.
Apple continues to improve the charm of music services of $ 9.99 / mo. Today Apple Music announced a new Top 100 playlist.
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The new content type currently appears only when drilling down the artist page. For example, search Apple Music for "Ed Sheeran" and tap the official profile page.
A strip of album will be displayed at the top of the view (tap "Browse All" to drill down). The bottom line is the new single & EP section.
This is a really big change quality when discovering new artists. For example, Ed Sheeran has dozens of singles and EP remixes to embed the actual album. EP also generally uses the same artwork as the actual album, so everything looks the same, making it even more difficult to scan and find what you are actually looking for.
In our previous tests, the main search result screen was updated and did not seem to respect the new category. In the search, "Album" continues to include all singles and EP tracks that are mixed with the actual album. Hopefully Apple will make the same improvements on the search screen.
Since many parts of the Apple Music interface are abstracted, the application only presents the data it receives from the server, Apple …