Google launches Youtube Premium and YouTube music for everyone

Above You Tube Music  Premium pricing

Above You Tube Music Premium pricing

Not only does YouTube Music have the usual traditional songs and albums but features live performances, music from unsigned artists, remixes and covers.

YouTube Music is a new, free music streaming service built on the backbone of YouTube's music library.

Launched in the United States in May, the app is now available to British Android and iOS device users and provides free access to millions of video and audio streams of your favourite music tracks.

Just like most of the music streaming services, YouTube music is also available in Free and Premium versions. No timetable has been given on that situation, though. Get YouTube Music Premium to listen ad-free, in the background and on-the-go with downloads.

YouTube is gradually increasing the reach of its YouTube Music streaming service.

In reality though, it's likely to be the sheer breadth of music available on YouTube that will provide much of the appeal.

Spotify-esquely, you can have an ad-supported version of YouTube Music for nothing, or pay £9.99 per month for an ad-free version dubbed YouTube Music Premium.

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If interested in either, you can sign-up here and here. But its trump card is YouTube, which is among the top video-streaming destinations globally.

YouTube Premium gives you the Music Premium package plus access to YouTube Originals TV and films, including "the hit series Cobra Kai, Impulse, F2 Finding Football and The Sidemen Show". The tracks are classified by mood and genre and you can also see recommendations for music based on your earlier search for which it utilises machines learning technique.

According to the Google Blog, both YouTube Music and Premium are available today in 17 countries around the world. New users get the first three months for free. You can find songs by typing in lyrics, even ones that are slightly wrong and misspelled, and this works nearly eerily well.

After missed deadlines and a long wait, it's finally here: YouTube Music has launched in Canada.

After launching in early access back in May, Google has officially opened the YouTube Music floodgates.

It isn't launching alone either, as YouTube Premium is rolling out to 17 regions as well. As to be expected, this does mean YouTube Premium is also the more expensive of the two options with a starting price of $11.99 per month compared to YouTube Music Premium's $9.99 per month cost. In comparison, Play Music users in other countries will only gain access to YouTube Music Premium, as and when the service becomes available in those countries. Nothing is changing with Google Play Music - you'll still be able to access all of your purchased music, uploads and playlists in Google Play Music just like always.

You can find more information about YouTube Premium right here, and check out the new YouTube Music web player right here.

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