Amazon.com Inc said on Wednesday its music streaming service had over 55 million customers globally, edging close to Apple Music but far behind Swedish rival Spotify.
Apple Inc said in June that its music streaming service had more than 60 million subscribers, including its customers who are on a free trial of Apple Music.
Spotify Technology SA, the world’s largest music streaming service, had 113 million paid subscribers as of September.
Amazon Music Unlimited is for $9.99 per month for customers without a Prime subscription, while Apple’s music streaming service starts with a plan of $9.99 per month.
Amazon, which on Wednesday revealed subscriber metrics for its music streaming service for the first time, launched an ad-supported free version late last year, taking on Spotify that has nearly 140 million users on its free tier.
Music streaming app Anghami is said to weigh sale among optionsMiddle Eastern music streaming service Anghami is assessing its options for the business, including a potential sale to Dubai-based pay TV network ... Technology
Alwaleed’s firm takes $266.7 mln stake in music streaming service DeezerPrince Alwaleed bin Talal’s Kingdom Holding has completed a 1 billion Saudi riyal ($266.7 million) deal to buy newly issued shares in the French ... Digital
US music industry soars as streaming hits 30 millionThe US music industry on Wednesday reported soaring growth in the first half of the year as streaming subscriptions reached 30 million and ... Digital
Adele decides no streaming for new album ‘25’British singer Adele’s much-anticipated album ‘25’ will not be available for streaming on any digital music services, including Spotify, Apple Music and Deezer Digital