Spotify hits 40 million subscribers

Spotify gains 10 million subscribers in seven months.

@seanridgeley
Published Wed, Sep 14 2016 5:00 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:58 AM CST

Earlier this year, Spotify's subscriber base sat at an impressive 30 million (out of 100 million total users).

Now, the company's CEO and founder Daniel Ek has indicated on Twitter that subscriber number has drastically increased to 40 million. Given the rapid ascent, it appears then this is the point at which the service truly begins to take off.

Meanwhile, Apple Music is at 17 million subscribers, up from its previous 13 million, also recorded in spring.

Spotify hits 40 million subscribers | TweakTown.com
NEWS SOURCE:techspot.com

Sean has a background in journalism, and has been using that to write about gaming and tech since 2008 - first for Neoseeker, then Rage3D, and now, TweakTown. As News Editor, Sean's job is to supply regular stories on the latest happenings in the tech world. He also writes tweak guides to help you get the most out of your PC games and hardware.

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