Apple Seeks Cover Art for iTunes Radio Stations

Apple has recently reached out to online radio service providers with a request for them to submit cover art for iTunes Radio, as reports MacRumors. The company sent an email stating:

Dear Internet Radio Provider,

Cover Art

The iTunes Store now requires cover art for Internet Radio stations. The cover art files must be 1400 x 1400 pixels in JPG or PNG format using RGB color space.

The image URL must end in “.jpg”, “.jpeg” or “.png”. To add cover art to your station, send an email to itunesradio@apple.com including your contact name, station name and cover art file.

Cover art should avoid pixelation. Any text should be legible at reduced image sizes on small devices.

Note that Internet Radio cover art is not currently displayed.

Questions about iTunes Radio?

Check out iTunes Radio here.

Regards,

The iTunes Internet Radio Team

Historically, iTunes has supported internet radio stations through its desktop application for both Mac and PC. The implication of this letter is that Apple plans to integrate these stations into iTunes Radio on iOS devices starting this fall. This expansion would provide users with a vast array of musical choices, combining Apple’s latest venture with existing streaming internet radio services.

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