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Apple Music hits 27 million subscribers

Apple's music streaming service has snagged about 7 million more subscribers since December.


Apple Music is growing. 

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Apple's racked up 27 million Apple Music subscribers, said Craig Federighi, senior vice president of software engineering, Monday at WWDC. 

That's about 7 million more since December. 

For context, music streaming service Spotify hit about 50 million subscribers in March.

Apple Music was first launched in late 2015 and got an overhaul last year. 

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Shara Tibken contributed to this story.