YouTube Music rumored to launch on Tuesday along with rebranded YouTube Premium

YouTube Music rumored to launch on Tuesday along with rebranded YouTube Premium

YouTube Music rumored to launch on Tuesday along with rebranded YouTube Premium

YouTube Music begins rolling out next Tuesday in the United States, Mexico, South Korea, Australia, and New Zealand.

In a statement, YouTube said its new offering will include thousands of playlists, millions of songs, albums and artist radio, as well as music videos. Current YouTube Red subscribers won't see an increase in their monthly bill and those who join now won't pay $11.99 a month either.

YouTube Premium contains background and offline, ad-free YouTube. "The days of jumping back and forth between multiple music apps and YouTube are over". With the video network taking the lead on the new joint offering, a revamped YouTube Music is launching today. For ad-free music and downloads, you will need to subscribe to YouTube Music Premium.

YouTube Music is a "reimagined mobile app and brand new desktop player [.] designed for music" according to Google.

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With the increasing penetration of smartphones, data becoming affordable and ever-growing availability of content, 80 per cent of internet users across all age-groups in India are accessing YouTube.

As you might know YouTube Red gave users access to exclusive content such as Rhett and Link's Buddy System, Mind Field and the recently launched Cobra Kai.

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In terms of pricing, YouTube Music will be a direct match to all the major music-streaming platforms already available, costing $9.99 for the premium version, which adds background listening, downloads, and an ad-free experience to the free option.

Instead, Google Play Music subscribers will automatically get access to YouTube Music Premium.

With lots of people hitting YouTube for their music fix, it's always felt well placed to build a subscription-based music service. Google Play Music is not going anywhere soon.

YouTube will also launch a premium service that will charge more for its original shows.

YouTube has made no mention of podcasting, and whether it plans to support them through YouTube Music in the future.

YouTube Premium will also be expanded beyond its existing five markets to cover the same ground as the new YouTube Music service. You're right, but Google wants you to forget about that.

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