Apple Music has broken the 40 million subscriber mark, according to Variety, and chose a new boss in Oliver Schusser, who will run the broadcast service as part of his new role as vice president of Apple Music & International Content.
Apple confirmed to The Verge that Schusser will report to Apple's senior vice president, Eddy Cue, and that he will be in charge of managing Apple Music, as well as running Apple services such as the App Store and iTunes outside of the US. UU Previously, Schusser directed the launch of Apple's services, including the App Store, iTunes Store and iBooks for international markets, as well as managed label, studio and publisher relationships for Apple outside the US. UU This makes it a logical candidate to manage the continued growth of Apple Music, particularly as the company seeks to continue expanding the reach of the broadcast service beyond the US. UU
It's another milestone for Apple's service, which reached 30 million subscribers in September 2017, although Apple still has a long way to go before it heads Spotify's 70 million paying subscribers worldwide. That said, according to a recent report in The Wall Street Journal, Apple is on track to hit Spotify in the United States this summer, with the streaming service from the Cupertino company that says it will increase its subscribers by 5 percent monthly, compared to Spotify 2. percentage rate.