Everyone’s sleeping on Amazon Music Unlimited

Amazon Music Growth Outpaces Spotify, Apple Music

Instead of targeting younger demographics who have already become loyal to either Spotify or Apple Music, they're headed for an older market.

The number of people subscribing to the e-commerce group's Music Unlimited service has grown by about 70 per cent in the past year, according to individuals well-briefed on its performance. Amazon offers subscriptions at different price points.

The Apple Music service is available for the iOS, HomePod, Apple Watch, Amazon Echo, macOS, Apple TV and more.

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Spotify have been building up to launch their music streaming service in Russian Federation for years. "Amazon is the dark horse". Nevertheless, that rate of growth means the service is actually growing faster than the big boys in the space, which certainly sounds impressive on the surface but is to be expected when you're talking about a small entity's growth rate compared to much larger ones. While these devices can play music from other services like Spotify, they default to Amazon services in many cases. If you are a student, you can get it for $4.99/month.

Spotify and Apple Music are facing increasingly tougher competition from Amazon when it comes to adding new paid subscribers to their services. "We're not battling for the same customers as everyone else", said Steve Boom, head of Amazon Music.

However, Amazon has gained momentum in recent months, propelled by its ubiquity with consumers and Alexa, its popular intelligent assistant, which can play music through voice commands issued to its wireless Echo speaker. Midia data shows that 14% of Amazon Music users are older than 55.

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