Spotify has reportedly surpassed Apple to become the top podcast provider in the US.

During the company’s Q3 2021 earnings call, Spotify said that according to Edison Research and its own internal sources, it “recently became” the No. 1 podcast platform US listeners use the most, reports TechCrunch.

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Given the US is the largest global podcast market, the milestone is significant and speaks to the sizable investment Spotify has made in podcasts over the past few years, the report said.

The company didn’t break down its podcast listener numbers specifically, however. Instead, it shared its monthly active users overall grew 19 percent year-over-year (YoY) to reach 381 million in the quarter, up from 365 million last year.

Premium subscribers also grew 19 percent to reach 172 million, up from 165 million last year.

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