Spotify utilizes all kinds of futuristic machine learning algorithms to recommend music to its listeners, but the streaming service rolled out a new feature this month that makes use of its human touch. Whereas Apple Music is now growing by 5% every month, Spotify is said to be growing it subscriber base by about 2% every month. Apple has been competing with Amazon.com, Inc.
Apple Music may have gotten off to a shaky start, but the streaming service now boasts more than 38 million subscribers according to a recent statement from Apple executive Eddy Cue. However, Spotify is the world's biggest streaming music company with more than 70m paying customers and offers a range of music discovery tools favoured by its fans.
Its music streaming market is dominated by players such as Apple Music, Google Play, France's Deezer and Simfy Africa, with only a few local operators such as mobile phone operator's MTN and Cell C with MTN Music+ and Black. In Dec. 2017, Apple acquired music recognition service Shazam, the seventh most popular Music app in the App Store by number of downloads as of press time.
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The website went live on Monday afternoon, offering a free 30-day trial to its Premium service, which costs R59.99/month after the trial period ends.
Cue said Apple has 8 million subscribers now in the free trial period, the first time Apple has disclosed the number of trial users. Including those who listen to advertising-supported streams, Spotify has about 159 million monthly average users (MAUs).