"We're incredibly excited to launch Spotify in Israel with a revolutionary new music experience", said Veronica Diquattro, Spotify's managing director in southern and eastern Europe.
The world's largest music streaming service has gone live in South Africa, a day before the company is due to hold a press conference to announce its local launch. The number has grown from 36 million in February.
The company said the music service is available on the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, and Microsoft Store. Spotify pays out more than 70 percent of revenue to the music business, and the cost of royalty payments to record labels and publishers has prevented one rival that got an earlier start, Pandora Media Inc., from turning a consistent profit. Apple's senior vice president of internet software and services, Eddy Cue, passed along the latest stats at the annual SXSW in Austin, Texas. Google does not release paid subscriber numbers for its service, Google Play Music.
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Knox followed Gilgeous-Alexander with 18 points, Wenyen Gabriel had 12 and Quade Green chipped in with 10 points. Peters made two 3-pointers and Weatherspoon converted a three-point play as the Bulldogs got within 51-49.
Spotify's enormous lead over Apple notwithstanding, some industry observers believe that Apple Music may catch up to and overtake Spotify in just a few months because it appears to be growing at a much faster clip.
There's no word when Spotify will be using the user generated corrections. but did offer: "Line-In is a work-in-progress, and we'll be adding features over time". And with Spotify's 159 million free listeners who also listen to ads, it's clear that this new concept of radio may have a long ways to go before saturation.
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