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Spotify Matches Apple Music with a $14.99 Monthly Family Plan for up to Six Users

The service has more than 30 million subscribers worldwide
Music
May 23, 2016

Streaming music service Spotify has unveiled a revamped family plan that will allow up to six users to receive access to the Premium tier for $14.99 per month. That’s the same price charged by Apple Music.

Leading the way

Leading the way

If you’re currently on a Spotify Family Plan, the price will go into affect from the next payment date. You’ll also be able to add more family members from then on. The plan is available worldwide, with the exception of Canada.

To add more family members to your account, head to the Account page.

While Apple Music has around 13 million subscribers, Spotify currently leads the way with more than 30 million paid users. Previously, Spotify’s $14.99 per month family plan allowed access for two users. Up to five family members could subscribe for a whopping $29.99 per month. A single user can subscribe for $9.99 monthly.

Spotify is available to access from an iPhone, iPad, and Mac.

Changes ahead for Apple Music?

Changes ahead for Apple Music?

Originally launching last summer, Apple recently matched Spotify with a $4.99 per month deal for students.

The service has been dogged by more than a few complaints.

Along with issues with the general layout and confusing options, Apple confirmed that “an extremely small number” of Apple Music users have had music files removed from their computer without permission.

That problem was fixed with the introduction of iTunes 12.4.

Apple is also expected to unveil new changes to the service with iOS 10 and OS X 10.12 at WWDC next month.