Apple Music just passed a symbolic milestone. Apple has announced that its streaming music service now has 100 million songs. That’s a significant increase from the 30 million when it launched in June 2015, and suggests you’ll likely find the new tunes you want. The company also says it adds about 20,000 new tracks to the service every day.
The 100 million mark could give Apple Music an edge over its rivals. As of this writing, main competitor Spotify claims it has “over 80 million tracks”. While that’s still a very healthy choice, it means you’ll have an easier time finding an indie favorite or back catalog title on the Apple platform than anywhere else.
The question, of course, is whether this benefit is enough to prompt a switch from another service. It’s not clear how many songs are exclusives, such as B. Original DJ mixes and live sessions. We asked Apple for more data. These unique offerings might prove tempting if you can’t get enough of a favorite artist, but won’t necessarily sway you if you enjoy listening to album snippets. Last but not least, the 100 million song figure gives Apple bragging rights — it can tout a larger library that could attract first-time streamers worried about finding a favorite record.
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