Apple Music now boasts 20 million subscribers, and more than half are outside the U.S.

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Apple Music continues to amass new paid subscribers, but Apple is not done growing the service just yet. On Wednesday, Apple confirmed that Apple Music now has 20 million paid subscribers, up from 17 million in September. More than half of Apple Music’s subscribers reside outside the U.S., according to Apple. But Apple’s senior VP of Internet software and services Eddy Cue told Billboard magazine that there’s still room to grow—especially when to comes to catching up to Spotify’s 40 million paid subscribers. “Of course we want more [subscribers] and we want it to go faster—we’re hungry!” Cue said. “We can’t forget that, as an industry, we still have very few music subscribers. There are billions of...

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