Spotify Growth by the Numbers (Infographic)

With Spotify finally announcing its latest subscriber numbers—ten Million globally and three million in the U.S.—Billboard wrangled more data and put together this infographic showing Spotify's rise and key data points. Most interesting is how the streaming service's steep rise in payouts mirrors closely the rise in subscription and freemium user rates as Spotify continues to scale.

And who knew Thursday late-afternoon would be the music streaming service's most popular time?

Sources: Spotify; Billboard Estimates, PrivCo