Apple Music hits 60-million subscriber base, but still trails Spotify

Topics Apple Music | Apple Inc

Apple Inc on Thursday confirmed than the company's streaming music service has more than 60 million subscribers, trailing rival Spotify Technology SA's 100 million premium subscribers. A company spokesman confirmed the figure that Eddy Cue, senior vice president of services for the iPhone maker, disclosed in remarks made to French publication Numerama in Paris.

Apple executives had not disclosed a new number since May 2018, when the company said it had 50 million Apple Music subscribers. The 60 million figure includes Apple.

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