In February this year, the Wall Street Journal reported that apple Apple Music was faster than Spotify in the US market. It is estimated that Apple Music's user growth in the US is about 5%, while Spotify is about 2%.
Based on the data, the Wall Street journal had predicted that the number of Apple Music American users is expected to surpass its largest competitor, Spotify, this summer, a Swedish streaming media music service provider, which was just listed in April.
It has been reported that Apple Music users are growing faster, partly due to the increasing number of Apple products in the hands of consumers. After the Wall Street journal published this article in February, apple subsequently launched the HomePod smart speakers.
Tim Cook, Apple's chief executive, said in May that Apple Music had more than 50 million users worldwide, both paying and free.
By contrast, as of the end of March this year, Spotify has 75 million paid users worldwide. The number of global active users in Spotify is at least 170 million.