Apple Music has overtaken Spotify by popularity in the US

It turned out that in the states Apple Music has more paid subscribers than Spotify.

What is known

By the end of February, Apple

Music had 28 million paid subscribers inUSA, while Spotify has 26 million. The monthly growth of users who pay for an Apple Music subscription is approximately 2.6-3%, while its competitor's figures are more modest - 1.5-2%. That is, at the moment Apple is more focused on promoting its service.

However, Spotify is still the leader in the global market.At the end of last year, the total number of users was about 207 million, of which 96 million paid for a subscription. Apple Music does not have a free subscription; the service currently has more than 50 million paid subscriptions. The companies have the same cost per month at $9.99, but Apple has student and family subscriptions for $4.99 and $14.99, respectively.