YouTube announced a new music service Music Key [Video]




Google has officially unveiled a new music service YouTube Music Key, which will offer users the ability to listen to songs in streaming mode. Base service has more than 30 million tracks, including remixes and cover versions.


The fact that YouTube is planning to launch a separate music service, it became known in the autumn of 2013. Then it was reported that you can listen to songs on personal computers and mobile devices (smartphones and tablets). In Google confirmed this information, noting that the subscription service will initially cost $ 7.99 per month. In the future, the monthly fee will increase to $ 9.99 per month.

Music Key will work in the coming days. Service would save tracks and music videos for offline playback. Users will be able to listen as separate compositions, and entire albums. YouTube partners will perform “hundreds of independent publishers and major labels.” If you already have access to Google Play Music, then YouTube Music Key will be available for free, and vice versa. In this case, users will be completely free from any advertising.


Separate application for this service will not be released this week, Google will integrate it into an existing YouTube app for Android and video hosting official website. Toward the end of the month will be an updated version of iOS-client YouTube.

Note that in Russia, one of the first services running on this model, became Yandeks.Muzyka. For a monthly fee of $ 100 iPhone users get access to your music library with the ability to download songs to your gadget. However, transfer them to a PC can not. Complimentary opportunity to listen to any track, as through a mobile application and the computer.

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