- Index hide2 Currently, the market for streaming musical is led by the more than 450 million users who are registered on Spotify.3 For a few years, the streaming It has positioned itself as the new way of listening to and measuring music, as well as consumer habits.
YouTube Music currently has more than 80 million users in its subscription portfolio.
Currently, the market for streaming musical is led by the more than 450 million users who are registered on Spotify.
For a few years, the streaming It has positioned itself as the new way of listening to and measuring music, as well as consumer habits.
YouTube Music, one of the streaming most used by users, has decided to update its platform and, with it, say goodbye to one of its most popular content.
In September 2021, the Google platform reached 50 million subscribers between its versions of YouTube Music and Premium, a fact that reflected the preference of a large legion of Internet users.
Much of this growth is due to the pandemic and, of course, its inevitable confinement, a fact that forced us to find forms of entertainment that were somewhat different from what we were used to.
A year later, in September 2022, YouTube users, both in Music and Premium, increased to 30 million more, which means that it already has 80 million users globallyannouncement that comes days after Spotify reported a slight growth in the number of its subscribers.
YouTube Music updates and removes this content from its platform
Today, Spotify is the platform of streaming market leading music At least that’s what they say the more than 450 million subscribers it has so far, according to data from the company itselfwell above its competition, Apple Music and YouTube Music.
And it is that, without a doubt, the way of consuming music has changed radically, with streaming being the market that currently generates the most income.
According to data from the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), in 2021, the platforms of streaming recorded revenues of 12 thousand 300 million dollarsan increase of 21.9 percent compared to previous years.
On the other hand, the IFPI stated that by the end of 2021, there were already more than 523 million users of paid subscription accounts. The streaming global accounted for 65 percent of total revenue in the music industry.
Having expressed the above, one of the keys for the positioning of the different platforms is their constant updating, from various new functions or new content, to the modification of several of them, all in order to give users a better experience in your browsing.
Now, YouTube Music has just been updated and, with it, has said goodbye to one of its most popular content. According to what has been shared through 9to5Googlewith this new update the platform decided to eliminate the “Downloaded Songs” playlistwhich was generated automatically with the application each time content was downloaded individually.
This action, however, seems not to have fallen on its own community, as some users have shown their “discomfort” through Redditbecause, now, they will have to create their own playlists.