YouTube was once a simple service. You simply uploaded your videos to the platform or watched videos other people uploaded. However, it has since diversified its portfolio, so to speak. Here is everything in YouTube and what it does. YouTube is the platform and YouTube Premium is the service. YouTube Music and Music Premium are separate products for only music content. You can read about those with the link below. Read next: Check out every YouTube offshoot here! For example, with a Music Premium subscription, you can open YouTube Music and listen to music ad-free and in the background with offline downloads. However, if you go onto actual YouTube and watch a Binging With Babish video, it will still have ads.
How much does YouTube Music cost?
YouTube Music and YouTube Premium are now live in the U.S., 16 other nations
Both are paid subscription services for ad-free streaming alongside other features and original content. YouTube Premium meanwhile is a service that allows users to play songs and videos in the background while they toggle between apps. It also gives users access to exclusive content from YouTube Originals. Every day people use YouTube to access their favorite songs and music videos to accompany them in their day-to-day activities.
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The company announced major changes to its streaming lineup on May 24, including a reimagined YouTube Music service , and as of Monday, June 18, those new services have gone live in the United States and 16 other countries. But there are some real lingering questions left unanswered after the dust settled. We reached out to Google to clarify the details of its new service, as well as how it affects Google Play Music, which is the default music app on many Android phones. Google has two music streaming services : Google Play Music , which launched in , and YouTube Music , which debuted in It has access to thousands of playlists, songs, albums, artists, and more, and it has neat features like the ability to search for songs via vague descriptions or lyrics. YouTube Red is now called YouTube Premium , and it will still provide an ad-free experience across all of YouTube, along with background play, the ability to download videos to watch offline, and access to YouTube Originals. So to break it down: YouTube Music lets you stream music with ads. YouTube Music Premium lets you stream music without ads, and has a few extra perks. So how much will it cost you? A lot of news websites speculated as much when the initial announcement hit, claiming that the long-standing service will eventually be replaced by the new YouTube Music.