Soundcloud Logs 175 Million Monthly Listeners To Massive 135 Million Track Catalog
New Soundcloud stats show just how big its footprint is, both in terms of listenership and the size of its music catalog. Most of their listeners are free, however; and monetizing them, along with making such a massive catalog user friendly, present a challenge.
SoundCloud announced today that it has more than 135 million tracks and one million albums available on the platform. By comparison, Spotify and Apple Music boast 35-40 million tracks.
The music streamer also shared that it now reaches 175 million listeners monthly, who listen to music from 2 million artists.
But the bigger the catalog, the more confusing and time consuming it can be to discover what you really want to listen to. That's Soundcloud's biggest challenge, and they've been rolling out new features to address it. The infographic below summarizes some of those efforts: