On May 22, Worlds biggest video-sharing platform YouTube is going to release its new service, known as ‘YouTube Music’ so as to separate the music and video components on its video-sharing platform which is owned by Google. In India, there are many music streaming websites and apps like Saavn, Gaana, Hungama & many more and now Youtube Music streaming service will knock your door soon.
What is YouTube Music ?
You are now wondering what is Youtube Music streaming service and how it will work. Its similar to other music streaming websites where you can enjoy listening your favorite songs online for free as well as by upgrading to premium plan, similarly YouTube Music will be a mobile app and desktop player which consists of multiple song playlists, official albums and artist wise songs.
Youtube Music streaming service is made by Youtube to prevent users from jumping back and forth between multiple apps and YouTube.
Many people in reality had complained to Youtube over the years about the current process of listening to music on YouTube, especially the case on mobile where music playing is not easy to manage and also you cannot continuously listen to a song while your phone is being locked, so now Youtube finally decided to solve this issue with its Youtube Music streaming service.
Team Youtube recently said in a post that “While users can enjoy the new ad-supported version of ‘YouTube Music’ for free, we’re also launching ‘YouTube Music Premium,’ a paid membership that gives you background listening, downloads and an ad-free experience for $9.99 a month (approx INR 600/month),”.
In which country Youtube decided to launch ?
This service by Youtube will cover less countries on its launch date i.e., May 22, 2018. Youtube will first release this Youtube Music streaming service in America (native country), Australia and New Zealand and in the coming weeks of June it will be expanded more broadly in other parts of world.
Is it will be released in India?
Till now, It’s not yet announced but it will come to India soon.
Talking about our Country that is India where jio had made data affordable for people and the evolution of smartphones along with it made it possible for 80 per cent of internet users in India to access youtube on their smartphone.
“Touching 225 million monthly active users on mobile alone, India is one of the fastest-growing countries for the video platform, said Youtube in March.
So Youtube will try to come the Indian Market soon. You can stay updated with us on our social platforms to get latest updates from us.
Youtube said in a statement “We now have more than 300 channels with over a million subscribers, from just 16 channels in 2014.
We will continue to invest in programmes to support creators, and encourage more diversity and distribution of their content,”YouTube Music” was a part of “YouTube Red,” that is the company’s subscription video streaming service which was launched in November 2014.” said Robert Kyncl, Chief Business Officer, YouTube”.
There are many music streaming portals in India. In India, we don’t prefer to listen music by paying for it and this is continuously running from our ancestors, First Radio came, then TV and now Digital.
The main revenue generating thing is ads on free accounts. So, after the launch of youtube music as youtube Music is launching with some exciting free services from May 22, the main thing to watch will be that, how youtube will do business from its Youtube Music streaming service.