Apple snags Pharrell exclusive (sort of) for Apple Music launch

Apple is preparing to launch its new streaming music service with an exclusive track from eleven-time Grammy award winner Pharrell Williams, reports Philip Elmer-DeWitt of Fortune. Williams teased the launch with a 15-second clip of his new song Freedom that he posted on Twitter with the tag line, Only on Apple Music June 30th.

Apple highlighted the song in an advertisement from WWDC that is now on the company's YouTube channel. A full-length concert video version of the song also is available on YouTube ahead of the song's debut on Apple Music.