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Apple's bet on original content is paying off in an important way

Apple Music could soon overtake Spotify in one important way. Apple's streaming platform is now adding U.S. subscribers at a faster rate than longtime competitor Spotify, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, whose sources say Apple Music is set to overtake Spotify in the United States if it holds at its current growth rate of 5 percent a month. SEE ALSO: Spotify tests a free radio app called Stations If it does, it would be a notable setback for Spotify, which is planning to go public later this year.
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