YouTube Music Streaming Service to Be Launched on Might 22, YouTube Purple to Be Rebranded as YouTube Premium
Google’s YouTube stated on Wednesday it’ll launch a brand new music streaming service, YouTube Music, subsequent week and unveil quickly a premium service that may cost extra for its authentic exhibits.
YouTube Music, which shall be launched on Might 22, comes with additional options like personalised playlists primarily based on particular person’s YouTube historical past and different utilization patterns, YouTube, owned by Alphabet’s Google, stated.
The video streaming firm stated it’ll additionally launch YouTube Premium, the revamped YouTube Red subscription service.
The brand new ad-supported model of YouTube Music shall be obtainable without spending a dime, whereas YouTube Music Premium, a paid membership with out ads, shall be obtainable at $9.99 (roughly Rs. 676) a month, YouTube stated in a blog post.
YouTube plans to cost $2 (roughly Rs.134) extra for its premium service, because it consists of YouTube Music service together with its authentic exhibits. YouTube Premium shall be charged at $11.99 (roughly Rs. 810) for all new members, the corporate stated.
“YouTube Premium consists of ad-free, background and offline throughout all of YouTube, in addition to entry to all YouTube Originals together with Cobra Kai, Step Up: Excessive Water and Youth & Penalties,” YouTube stated.
For present YouTube Purple members, the present worth will proceed for YouTube Premium, it stated.
YouTube Music shall be launched in the US, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and South Korea on Tuesday. It is going to be expanded to another international locations within the following weeks.
Recode earlier reported the launch plan.
© Thomson Reuters 2018