YouTube Announces Key Music paid music service on




YouTube comes with the paid music service Music Key. The service will start next week as a beta in the US and some European countries, but not the Netherlands. Eventually, the service must be $ 10 per month. At the same time there is a free platform with playlists and artist information.

YouTube adds free music platform adds to its Android app, iOS app and website. Here, the company provides full information about artists, music videos, playlists and data trending artists and songs. Users also find new songs of channels here where they are subscribed to and the songs they often play. In addition, here discographies of artists and users can complete albums, videos or just the tracks, listen, if the music companies have added their own.

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YouTube will also initiate the test of Music Key: a paid service without ads that ultimately will cost $ 10 monthly. Users can set the service during the test phase six months free use, then they have to pay half a year $ 7.99 per month. The focus is on service to the mobile apps. Besides the US launched the test in Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Finland and the United Kingdom. In Europe, the prices are probably 10 euros and 7.99 euros. Besides being able to play music videos without ads, the service offers the opportunity to play in the background and to watch offline. Also includes the subscription access to current Google Play Music collection of tracks.

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Google starts next week with sending invitations to use Music Key. The company says in the announcement of the share ‘his greatest music fans’ but it is not clear who is YouTube mean by this. About the music service going for years rumors and Google struggled to get music companies tack. YouTube now seems to have reached a compromise with the separation of a free platform where artists can promote themselves and a paid service.


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