Apple is in luck, and that its streaming music service online has reached 20 million subscribers just 17 months after its release.
Music Apple recently reached the 17 million subscribers, and the service has cost him only three months exceed the limit of 20 million, a brand that Spotify cost him 7 years to achieve.
As indicated predictions Apple Music already has half of subscribers Spotify, which has 40 million paying subscribers.
Congratulations Apple Music!
For Apple this new achievement involves more than a year and a half of remarkable profits. Apple Music started with a lot of installations on iOS and Mac devices during June 2015.
In only 4 months the subscription music service reached 6 million and a half users. In February, Apple Music had already reached 11 million paid subscriptions.
Apple Music in April reached 13 million subscribers in June 2016 and 15 million in service last September ended the month with nothing more and nothing less than 17 million.
Eddy Cue, Senior Vice President of Software and Internet Services at Apple, took the opportunity to praise Apple Music:
"IT'S BEEN A GREAT YEAR. WE ARE AMAZED AT HOW WE CAN BRING ARTISTS AND THEIR PASSIONS TO NUMBER ONE. CHANCE THE RAPPER, EXCLUSIVE IN APPLE MUSIC, REACHED THE TOP 10 IN STREAMINGS AND I DO NOT REMEMBER THAT NOBODY HAS DONE IT BEFORE. "
As well inform us from Music Business via Apple Insider services like Apple Music, Pandora and Spotify are leading the industry in a time when consumers are finally leaving aside the physical products.
Finally mention should add that Eddy Cue said that 60% of Apple Music subscribers have not made a purchase in the last 12 months, and more than half live outside the United States.
What do you think of the Apple Music numbers on iOS and Android? Are you a subscriber to this streaming music service? What does Apple Music need to overcome Spotify?