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 arrives late to the party with room for improvement

A massive number of people use YouTube not just for videos, but as a de-facto music streaming service, not unlike Spotify. YouTube is well aware of this, which is why the company ...

Fri 25 May 18 from Engadget

YouTube Music finally gets it right

After years of false starts, YouTube is now serious about music streaming Continue reading…

Fri 25 May 18 from The Verge

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.

Thu 24 May 18 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

Spotify vs. Apple Music vs. YouTube Music: Which is best for your hard-earned cash?

USA TODAY looks for the best deals, recommendations and ease of use among the top four music streaming subscription services.        

Wed 23 May 18 from USA today

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