Amazon Music streaming platform continues to flourish in 2021

by | Nov 16, 2021 | Business News, Latest, Music News | 0 comments

Music streaming has grown in popularity over the years. Starting with the launch of Apple Music in 2015, many companies wanted to try and capture some market share by launching their own music streaming service. Google Play Music launched in 2015, YouTube Red was launched in 2016, Spotify launched in 2008. Despite minimal growth, Amazon still built up an impressive subscriber base for their music streaming service over the past three years. 

The Growth of the Amazon Music Streaming Service 

Amazon Music, the popular streaming service, is proving to be an amazing competitor in the industry. Amazon Music has over 50 million songs and thousands of playlists available for streaming or downloading. This service can also be used with Alexa, Amazon’s voice-activated virtual assistant, so listeners can conveniently ask Alexa to play music while their hands are busy completing other tasks. Amazon Music Unlimited has over 55,000,000 paid subscribers worldwide.  

The advantages of using the Amazon Music Service 

Amazon Music allows customers to listen to any music and create and manage playlists consisting of those songs. An Amazon Music Unlimited trial is free for 30 days, or customers can choose to purchase an album or a monthly subscription starting at $9.99. All individual tracks and albums bought through Amazon Music will be available to download and carry with them on their other devices. This leading music streaming service uses several adaptive algorithms to provide entertainment and lifestyle listening based on the interests and manner of the listener. 

Why Is The Amazon Streaming Great for Artists? 

Streaming careers have come very far in the past decade, with all the competition across many different apps available. One particular app that has proven increasingly popular is Amazon. Its main feature is that it’s free to use for Prime members, who are given access to free unlimited music streaming outside of their home country. However, the most significant benefit is the wide varied genre choice available to users. Listeners have access to an almost endless amount of songs for their taste, regardless of what they are after.  What does that mean? If you’re any kind of artist, it means that we know that there is a good chance we can reach a significant number of people and help them build their fan base and establish a niche audience. 

This article was penned by Jonathan P. Wright. Jonathan is a freelance writer for multiple mainstream publications and CVO of RADIOPUSHERS. You can read more of his work by clicking here.  

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