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Spotify Reaches 10 Million Subscribers

Digital music service points to 45 million active users

Digital music service Spotify says it’s reached a 10 million subscriber milestone.

The company also says it has 45 million active users worldwide.

“We’re widening our lead in the digital music space and will continue to focus on getting everyone in the world to listen to more music,” said Spotify Founder and CEO Daniel Ek.

Since Spotify’s launch in 2008, users have created 1.5 billion playlists, collectively creating or updating over 5 million playlists each day, according to the company.

The company says on its service, Eminem is the most streamed artist overall, and Rihanna the most streamed female artist. David Guetta is the second-most streamed male artist and Katy Perry the second-most streamed female artist.

“Wake Me Up” by Avicii is the most streamed song with more than 235 million streams and David Guetta is the most followed artist on Spotify with more than 5 million followers.

Since 2008, Spotify says it has driven $1 billion dollars to rights holders.