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YouTube Music set to launch on May 22

YouTube Music set to launch on May 22

Specifically, the Google platform has confirmed that it will be a service where we will have both free plans (with ads) and paid plans that will allow us to access millions of official songs and music videos. YouTube Premium membership will also provide access to the YouTube Music's Premium, which provides similar features such as no ads, background playback, and music download, alongside smart audio search and customized playlists.

YouTube Premium is the new name for YouTube Red, and Google is doing something nice for existing Red subscribers by not asking them to pay the new higher price.

Google just announced YouTube Music in the middle of the night. Originally launched back in 2015, YouTube Red was a hit for its ad-free experience and original content.

YouTube Premium rolls out in markets where YouTube Red is available in already and then later on to new markets (Austria, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom).

YouTube's new music subscription service, a potential competitor to Spotify, will launch on Tuesday, May 22.

The new promotion upheld adaptation of YouTube Music will be accessible for free. It will be extended to the other countries in the upcoming weeks.

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The main game-changer with today's announcement is this: Globally, whether you're on your own or at a party, you will now be able to listen to and watch all your favorite music within a single application.

YouTube has become more than a video streaming service and the firm knows that.

So where does this leave Google Play Music?

The real draw of YouTube Premium is the removal of advertising.

So does that mean we have to say goodbye to Google Play Music?

YouTube confirmed in its blog post that: "More than 1 billion music fans come to YouTube each month to be part of music culture and discover new music". In addition to that, YouTube Music will feature live music and radio as well. Instead, we will just have to wait and see if Google wants to keep all of these different services available. Perhaps preempted by the numerous leaks, YouTube chose to just go ahead and announce YouTube Music and YouTube Premium before Tuesday's launch.


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