Both Spotify and Apple Music have released their year-end features, allowing users to look back at their listening habits and find out their 'music personality'.
Spotify Wrapped offers users a personalized summary of the most-listened-to tracks, playlists and genres from the past 12 months, along with assorted stats presented in colorful graphs.
On the other hand, Apple Music Replay features a playlist that collects the top songs that you've listened to in the past year, and also offers a quick look at replay numbers for total song plays, album plays, and artist plays.
The Verge article notes that Spotify Wrapped is "one of the more popular end-of-year items," and dubs it a "fun feature", while the CNET article suggests that both Spotify and Apple Music are the "two strongest music streaming services.
" However, both sources agree that the ability for users to revisit their favorite music moments of the year is a great feature.
Spotify Wrapped can be accessed via the mobile app, and The Verge notes that users can also get a playlist of their top 100 songs, see where they stand compared to others, and find out what their listening personality is.
Meanwhile, CNET highlights Apple Music Replay's ability to offer a quick look at replay numbers for total song plays, album plays, and artist plays.
Overall, the end-of-year features offered by both streaming services provide unique insights into users' music listening habits and preferences, showcasing how both companies continue to prioritize personalization and user engagement.