Apple Music Statistics and Facts (2021) | By the Numbers

Apple Music Statistics and Facts

One of the later entrants into the crowded and competitive music streaming market was Apple Music, created when Apple acquired Beats and its Beats Music Service.  Despite Apple’s tardiness, they made up for lost time quickly by leveraging their enormous hardware and software user base to develop a more-than-formidable subscription-based music platform.

Apple Music Statistics and Facts

Apple Music now has one of the largest subscriber bases in the space and is showing no signs of slowing. Here are the most interesting Apple Music statistics and facts that I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future for updates and additions to this post.

Apple Music Competitors:

YouTube, Tencent Music, iHeartRadio, Tidal, Amazon Prime Music, Saavn, Pandora, Spotify

Apple Music Statistics and Facts

How many people use Apple Music?

68 million subscribers

Last updated 4/7/20

Number of countries Apple Music is available in:

167 countries

Last updated 4/21/20

Number of Apple Music paid subscribers in the US:

28 million

Last updated 4/5/19

Number of songs in the Apple Music library:

60 million

Last updated 4/21/20

Number of Apple Music installs on Android to date:

40 million

Last updated 3/25/19

Percentage of Apple Music Android users that are in the US:


Last updated 3/25/19

Number of Apple Music monthly unique users in the US:

40.7 million users

Last updated 3/29/17

Reported amount Apple Music pays artists per song stream:


Last updated 1/22/17

Number of people that have signed up for the Apple Music family plan:

2 million

Last updated 8/6/15

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This report is available in an annual industry report. Some of the data in industry reports include:

  • Users
  • Demographics
  • Revenue
  • Growth
  • Etc.- all in one place

I try to go through each and every stat regularly and update as much as possible, but we all know that some stats are easier to track down than others. As always, every stat is linked to its original source and has the source date listed.

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Report 1: Apple Product Report (Apple, Apple Music, Apple Watch, iPhone, iPad).

Report 2: Music Streaming Company Report (Apple Music, Amazon Prime, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Pandora and Tidal).