We read a very good article at DigitalTrends about the top 5 music streaming services, and it seems like a fair assessment:
#1: Spotify: Best discovery, big catalog, many new releases, large number of Playlists
#2: Apple: Best for Apple users, good integration with other apps; needs higher quality
#3: Pandora: Best for passive listening, very good curation; not the best user interface
#4: Soundcloud: biggest catalog, withtons of Indie tunes; but music discovery can be complicated
#5: Tidal: higher-quality music than most services, and a big catalog; needs better user interface
T'his list can change over time, but these five are the main ones. We recommend picking one of the first two for your paid service, play around with Soundcloud, and use Tidal if you have more high-end equipment. Enjoy!
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