Amazon Alexa can now wake you up with music - here's how

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Amazon Alexa can now wake you up with music - here's how

(It is assumed televisions will be switched off at night.) Alexa can be configured to play a specific song, tracks by a certain artist, music of a genre or decade, or a song completely at random.

THE BBC has launched its official skill for Amazon Alexa, its "first full voice service for smart speakers". It also enables the BBC to introduce pop-up stations throughout the year to cover a range of events, festivals and genres.

It brings together all of the BBC's radio stations - 40 local, 10 national, 6 nation (ie Wales, Ulster) and the World Service as well as all of its myriad of podcasts.

To use the skill, audiences simply need to ask for the BBC Radio station or podcast they want.

"Alexa, ask The Capitals when they play next".

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Amazon announced it will ship its smart speaker Amazon Echo to another 28 countries, including Belgium and the Netherlands.

Matthew Postgate, chief technology and product officer at the BBC, said: "Smart speakers are an exciting new way of interacting with audio content". "They're a natural fit for the BBC, as millions of people enjoy and rely on our audio programmes every day".

Amazon has bestowed Alexa with new abilities, ones that surround its alarm functionality.

"Today's announcement signifies an important moment for Amazon Music Unlimited and our global customers as we continue to offer more music fans all over the world a completely new way to hear expertly-curated playlists and songs from their favourite artists".

Customers can choose from content hand-curated by Amazon Music experts, build their own playlists, or find new favourites through Amazon's recommendations either on the Amazon Music app or Web Player.

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