Number of Apple Music subscribers worldwide 2015-2018

Number of Apple Music subscribers worldwide from October 2015 to November 2018 (in millions)

Number of Apple Music subscribers worldwide 2015-2018 This statistic gives information on the number of subscribers to Apple Music. As of November 2018, Apple Music had 56 million subscribers worldwide. The music streaming service was first introduced at Apple's WWDC 2015. During a survey in the United States in 2017, 8 percent of consumers stated that they used the service monthly and a further 7 percent claimed to use it weekly. Moreover, Apple Music was ranked as one of the online music services that young people used most frequently in 2017. At the top of this list was Spotify, which 38 percent of young people use frequently.
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Number of Apple Music subscribers worldwide from October 2015 to November 2018 (in millions)

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Subscribers in millions
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Oct '15*6.5
Subscribers in millions
Nov '1856
May '1850
Apr' 1840
Mar '1838
Sep '1730
Jun '1727
Dec '1620
Sep '1617
Aug '1616
Jun '1615
May '1614
Apr '1613
Mar '1612
Feb '1611
Jan '1610
Oct '15*6.5
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This statistic gives information on the number of subscribers to Apple Music. As of November 2018, Apple Music had 56 million subscribers worldwide. The music streaming service was first introduced at Apple's WWDC 2015. During a survey in the United States in 2017, 8 percent of consumers stated that they used the service monthly and a further 7 percent claimed to use it weekly. Moreover, Apple Music was ranked as one of the online music services that young people used most frequently in 2017. At the top of this list was Spotify, which 38 percent of young people use frequently.
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Release date
December 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
October 2015 to November 2018
Supplementary notes
*October 2015 figures are based on CEO Tim Cook's statement that Apple Music has 6.5 million paid subscribers plus another 8.5 million users who are still in their three-month free trial period.
Apple Music offers a 3 month free trial up front, but only supports paid subscriptions after that.
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