BEST MUSIC STREAMING SERVICES | Most Popular Streaming App (Spotify YouTube Amazon Apple Google)

Let’s find out what are the most popular music streaming services according to Google Trends. Music streaming has become widely popular and many services want to have a piece of that pie.

Most popular music streaming services

Streaming music wasn’t really a thing back in the day. But that changed drastically in the 2000’s. That’s why; let’s take a look at the history of music streaming, but first, meet all the contenders. In alphabetical order, these music streaming apps will be battling it out:

  • AccuRadio
  • Amazon Prime Music & Amazon Music Unlimited
  • Anghami
  • Apple Music
  • Bandcamp
  • Deezer
  • Google Play Music
  • hoopla
  • iHeartRadio
  • Jango
  • JioSaavn
  • JOOX
  • KKBOX
  • Line Music
  • LiveXLive (previously Slacker Radio)
  • Music Choice
  • Napster
  • NetEase Cloud Music
  • Pandora
  • Primephonic
  • Qobuz
  • QQ Music
  • ROXI
  • SiriusXM
  • Soundcloud
  • Spotify
  • Tidal
  • YouTube Music

Top 10 streaming apps in 2004

The data goes back all the way to 2004 where music streaming was just about to take off. This is also where we start our list. But, who were actually the top 10 best audio streaming services back then?

  1. Music Choice
  2. Napster
  3. ROX1 Music
  4. Hoopla
  5. Amazon Music
  6. NetEasy Cloud Music
  7. Apple Music
  8. QQ Music
  9. AccuRadio
  10. Line Music

Best music streaming services of today

You may still recognize some of the earlier streaming apps, but most of them have lost their ground. So, the question is; what are the most popular music streaming services today?

Surprise yourself by watching the entire video, but to give you a hint: Spotify is definitely included.

Which music streaming service do you use?

Now, the obvious question is: which music streaming service do you use? And, which was your first streaming app ever? Drop your answer below and let’s see how it compares with today’s list.

If you like these evolution topics, you may also like one of my earlier posts where we take a look at the best D.A.W.s (Digital Audio Workstations). Just click this link to find out what are the most popular D.A.W.s for making music.

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