Yesterday, at the launch of Apple Music, Ma executives were very cautious in the words they used to present the service. This is because, although it is certainly Apple's wish, it (for now) does not offer nearly the entire iTunes Store.
So far, Apple has signed agreements that give Music a collection of more than 30 million of tracks. It is a significant number and corresponds to that of competitors such as Spotify, but there are differences between the services. Taylor Swift, for example, will be on Apple Music but not on Spotify.
A very strong name that has not yet agreed with the model of streaming the Beatles, as reported by Bloomberg. Since 2010 they sell their albums on the iTunes Store, but for now they won't be on Apple Music.
THE TechCrunch created a table comparing Apple Music with Spotify Premium, Google Play Music, Tidal and Amazon Prime Music:
Apple Music's three-month free trial and its $ 15 monthly family plan are certainly two of its biggest advantages over the competition, not to mention that it will be natively embedded in millions of dollars. iGadgets when the iOS 8.4 is released at the end of this month.
The Apple Music catalog tends to evolve a lot over time, especially now that it has been introduced to the world. I would even say that that number of 30 million could take a leap in the next three weeks, even before it was released to users. Let's follow.