The number of subscribers to music services YouTube Music and Google Play Music from Google exceeded 15 million people. The growth was driven by the launch of the service on YouTube.
YouTube Music started about a year ago. In terms of functionality, it differs little from Google Play Music, the cost of the subscription is 169 rubles. However, thanks to a new service Google has managed to attract an additional five million people.
Despite the growth, the IT-giant is still an outsider among the other companies in the market of music streaming services. Last week, Spotify said that he already had 100 million paid subscribers. Apple Music was 50 million last year.
Recently YouTube announced that its monthly audience has reached 2 billion users.
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