A third-party developer named Andrew Chang was in the news recently for developing a third-party (and unofficial) Spotify app for the Apple Watch. While he faced some resistance from the Spotify team about this, the company has now changed its stance altogether by partnering directly with the developer for this new app.
One of the “issues” with streaming services is that, at any given moment, what you have in your library of songs may just not be there one day.
Spotify was previously rumored to be working out new deals with the Universal Music Group, which would see some big changes set in motion.
Apple Music Edges out Spotify in Terms of Monthly Unique Users, All Thanks to the 3-Month Free Trial
As per a new report published by mobile analytics firm, Verto, Apple Music is leading Spotify in terms of monthly unique users. This is thanks largely to the 3-month free trial offered by the service for new customers. The numbers were recorded in the month of February, so they’re pretty recent. The report found that Apple Music saw nearly 40.7 million unique customers last month.
Streaming music is a big deal these days, just one of the many reasons why Apple Music even exists, and Drake’s latest effort indicates it certainly isn’t changing any time soon.
Spotify has been in the streaming music game for quite awhile, with its number of paid subscribers growing on a steady basis.
Right now, Spotify is one of the biggest names when it comes to streaming music platforms, with over 40 million paid subscribers.