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Google music subs plateau at 16 mln - report

Thursday 9 May 2019 | 12:18 CET | News
Google's paying music subscribers have recently plateaued at around 16 million following several months of gains, according to unnamed sources with knowledge of the numbers cited by The Wall Street Journal. The figure is well behind rivals such as Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon, with around 100 million, 50 million and 30 million subscribers respectively. Google has added around 6 million music subscribers since revamping its flagship YouTube Music service and adding a premium USD 10 a month tier around a year ago. However, YouTube Music and Google Play Music subscriptions have been

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Countries: World
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