AWA supports Google Assistant! With smart speaker “Google Home” you can use voice commands to play the desired music.

Starting December 14, 2018 (Friday) it became possible to use the smart speaker “Google Home” “Google Home Mini” equipped with “Google Assistant” provided by Google.

It is now possible to give voice commands to play the appropriate music from the 50 million songs distributed by AWA using devices that support Google Assistant, such as the smart speaker “Google Home” “Google Home Mini.” (*1)

For example, “On Demand Play” where you specify the artist name, song name, or album name, such as “OK Google, play Ed Sheeran” or “OK Google, play 'Wake Me Up' by Avicii” is now possible. In addition, by saying, “OK Google, play new music” “OK Google, play workout playlist,” you can play popular or new songs or music that matches a genre, your mood, or the situation. You can also say, “OK Google, play recommended music” and AWA will analyze the user’s preferences based on the their listening tendency, such as songs played, time period, artists recorded in Favorites, etc., and then automatically play the recommended music. In addition, voice commands can be used to play songs in playlists created in AWA or those added to Favorites.

Going forward AWA will actively support new devices, such as car navigation systems, television devices, wearable devices, and smart speakers to allow you to comfortably enjoy music in a variety of situations in your life. We will continue to actively support the latest devices and add functions and expand our services.

Sample utterances

”OK Google, play Ed Sheeran”
“OK Google, play ‘Wake Me Up‘ by Avicii“
“OK Google, play ranking“
“OK Google, play new music“
“OK Google, play relaxing music“
“OK Google, play workout playlist“
“OK Google, play love song“
“OK Google, play dance music“

To commemorate the support of Google Assistant this time, the AWA official Twitter account is conducting a present campaign where you could win a Google Home smart speaker. People who retweet the posting specified by the AWA official Twitter account and follow this account will be eligible for the present drawing.

Deadline
December 28, 2018 at 23:59 (11:59 pm)

Tweet to be retweeted
https://twitter.com/AWA_official/status/1075222228650811393

AWA official Twitter account
https://twitter.com/awa_official

*1 The initial setting must link to Google Assistant and the AWA account. The full sound source is available to customers with the AWA Standard Plan, while customers with the Free Plan can enjoy a trial sound source for 30 seconds.