Published On: Tue, Mar 13th, 2018

Apple Music now has 38 million paid members

Here’s another tidbit from Eddy Cue’s content-packed SXSW coming yesterday. Along with a dive into Apple’s video calm strategy, a company’s SVP offering adult some discernment into a health of a song streaming service. Cue remarkable that Apple Music has strike 38 million paid subscribers — an boost of dual million given a association reported final month.

It’s a solid increase, yet Spotify’s still a undisputed personality — braggadocio scarcely twice that number. Late final year, a Swedish streaming use reported that, of a 159 million users, 71 million are paid. Of course, Spotify got a critical conduct start, rising 9 years ago (launching in 2011 in a States) to Apple Music’s 2015.

And, as Cue handily forked out during a event, there are a lot some-more intensity ears adult for grabs. The executive suggested that around dual billion people validate as intensity streaming song subscribers, possessing both a technological and financial entrance to get on-board. 

Spotify’s free-tier has left a ways toward moving a service, while Apple’s stranded to song exclusives and a advantages of a possess product and program ecosystem as a means of removing users on-board. Apple Music is clearly a partial of a company’s connected home plan as well, as a centerpiece of a HomePod intelligent speaker, that finally launched final month.

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