In the battle for online music, YouTube enters a crowded field

A few days ago, the new YouTube Music streaming service was announced. This followed the rumors from the past few months that suggested that a new YouTube music streaming service would be announced, and one of those rumors even suggested that Google Play Music could be killed off in favor of YouTube Music.However that was not the case, or at least maybe not yet. In a report from The Verge, Google has confirmed that they will be bringing all of Play Music’s “key features” to YouTube Music eventually, such as user uploads. However exactly what this implies remains to be seen, but according to Elias Roman, the product manager for YouTube Music and Play Music states that, “Nothing will change about Google Play Music in the near future.”That being said, it’s not hard to see that with Google blurring the lines between YouTube Music and Play Music, we wouldn’t be surprised if eventually they will merge them together or kill Play Music off as the previous rumors have suggested. This was kind of what Apple did when t

In the battle for online music, YouTube enters a crowded field

YouTube will split its premium service in two, creating a music streaming service called YouTube Music and another for its original video content called YouTube Premium.

Thu 17 May 18 from The Washington Post

What is YouTube Music? Google goes toe-to-toe with Spotify and Apple Music with new streaming service

Google wants to lure listeners from Spotify and Apple Music the only way it knows how

Thu 17 May 18 from The Independent

YouTube launches new music streaming service to take on Spotify

With huge numbers of people already turning to YouTube for music, the video-sharing platform is now attempting to make the most of it... again. YouTube Music is a new, US$9.99/month ...

Thu 17 May 18 from Gizmag

YouTube Music will replace Google Play Music but won’t kill user uploads

New service will eventually support "all the key features" of Google Play Music.

19 hours ago from Arstechnica

YouTube Music To Eventually Get Some Of Play Music’s Features

A few days ago, the new YouTube Music streaming service was announced. This followed the rumors from the past few months that suggested that a new YouTube music streaming service would be announced, ...

Wed 23 May 18 from Ubergizmo

The new YouTube Music touts personalized music. 50 playlists later, here's what I found.

We tried out Google's revamped subscription service YouTube Music, which tries to take on Spotify and Apple Music with better recommendations from the Google Assistant.        

Tue 22 May 18 from USA today

Revamped YouTube Music aims to better appeal to local audio tastes

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - YouTube is hiring music experts across the world to make its revamped music streaming subscription more locally "authentic," officials at YouTube, a unit of Alphabet ...

Fri 18 May 18 from Reuters Technology

YouTube’s 'Artist on the Rise' program spotlights new music stars

There are few better ways to win points with your music-loving friends than being the first to find a great new artist. It's easier to find emerging names through streaming rather ...

Fri 18 May 18 from Engadget

Your guide to YouTube Premium, Google One, and all the other stuff Google just renamed

Technology If you rely heavily on Google apps, things might look a little confusing lately. Here's how to navigate all the stuff Google recently renamed.

Thu 17 May 18 from Popular Science

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