Google Play Music did not have the expected success, YouTube Red either, so here is YouTube Music. To catch up on Spotify and Apple, Google has understood that we had to build on its best assets: the YouTube brand, and the huge video clip catalog. As Google explains in its announcement, YouTube is already a popular service for music, as evidenced by the recent success of the clip ” This Is America ” published May 5 (12 days ago when these lines are written ) and seen more than 130 million times.
A YouTube thought for music
YouTube Music is an optimized version of YouTube for music. It will be possible to listen to albums, organize playlist, and access radios like any other music service, but also access the large catalog of remix, concert and replay already present on YouTube.
The service will be accessible from a mobile application, but also by a music player developed for computers.
Free or paid version
So how much does YouTube Music cost? The same price as other music services: $ 9.99 per month for the premium version. Google also announces a free version with advertisements.
Google Play Music continues on its way
Google requires, the firm refused to offer a simple offer and suitable for all. YouTube Music will not replace Google Play Music.
Fortunately, the subscription to $ 9.99 per month will be common to both services. Google did not push the plug until ask to pay twice.
Have you been told for YouTube Premium?
So there’s YouTube Music for music, Google Play Music, and music, but what about YouTube Red? He also stays and becomes YouTube Premium.
For $ 11.99 a month, this service will include a subscription to YouTube Music, as well as the ability to access all of YouTube’s content offline, no more ads on the entire service, and read in batch. background videos.