What do stars mean next to tracks in the Music app?

26 March 2016, 04:46

This question is getting asked a lot since the release of iOS 9.3. The answer is pretty simple.

The star indicates a popular track – that is, one that folks choose to listen to a lot in the Music app. In iOS 9.3 the star replaces the popularity bar (for better or worse – I suppose we’d better get used to it).

On an album it’s likely the popular tracks with be the single releases, for example, or songs used on TV adverts.

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