In December last year, Apple released statistics branded music service. In particular, at that time, the number of paid subscribers Apple Music exceeded 20 million people.
Research company Verto estimated total number of users of Apple’s Music and other popular music services, making rating and popularity.
According to analysts, Apple Music audience in February of this year consisted of 40.7 million people only in the USA. Streaming service Apple took first place in the rating with a free three-month period that is available to all new users.
Second place went to the Pandora service, its audience has 32.6 million last month. In third place was Spotify, which is the user base of 30.4 million people. Followed by iHeartRadio and SoundCloud.
Verto also separately maintain statistics on mobile device users. By this measure Apple Music also was ahead with a score of 36.9 million users vs 26,4 have Pandora and 19.1 million from Spotify.