I thought it was just me, but it isn’t. Apple Music, Beats 1 and several other Apple products are all currently offline, which means end users can’t access those services.
A quick check at Apple’s System Status page reveals that several additional products, including the App Store, Apple TV, iBooks Store, iTunes in the Cloud, iTunes Match, the iTunes Store, iTunes U, the Mac App Store, OS X Software Update and Apple’s Volume Purchase Program are all also experiencing outages.
It’s unclear why there’s such a major outage but it’s the first major one of its kind since Apple Music launched. I’m thankful this is still an Apple Music trial period, since this isn’t something that I’d like to experience as a paying customer. Here’s a quick look at all of the services listed as offline since about 9:45 EST this morning: