In my mind the ellipses in Apple Music are just like the hamburger menu buttons that Apple UX evangelists have argued against. Below are a couple snippets from a 2014 WWDC session with Apple UX evangelist Mike Stern where he argued against the use of the hamburger menu. Click the link to read the whole thing. Everything he said applies 100% to Apple Music. Especially the last sentence: Look, drawers of any kind have a nasty tendency to fill with junk. https://medium.com/design-philosophies/apple-and-hamburgers-a17e4099fada Below is what I get when I tap on the ellipse next to a song in one of my playlists: How could any Apple UX evangelist defend this?