Google revealed today that it will improve the functionality of YouTube Music for both paying and non-paying customers.
Recent YouTube Music Stories
Multiple reports state that Google’s YouTube Music service now has over 50 million paid subscribers.
Apple’s push into hi-res, lossless, and spatial audio has already upended the market, with Amazon lowering its prices to match and Spotify in an uncertain place.
One year ago, I replaced the powered speakers in our sunroom with a pair of used Sonos Play:5s. Our use of Sonos equipment has escalated since then.
This month, Google will finally take the final step in replacing Play Music with YouTube Music: It is deleting all user data in its former music service.
As part of its phased migration from Google Play Music to YouTube Music, Google no longer sells music from its Play Store.
Thanks to my transition from Google Play Music to YouTube Music, Google reminded me of a feature called Takeout that deserves more attention.
Some transitions are seamless while others are disruptive. Moving from Google Play Music to YouTube was somewhere in-between those extremes.
Google revealed today via a support document that it will begin shutting down its Google Play Music service in September.
Google says that Google Play Music users will soon be prompted to transition to YouTube Music and Google Podcasts.
A new report claims that online music streaming grew 32 percent in 2019 to 358 million subscribers. Spotify is the market leader.
The allegations in Sonos v. Google are troubling but I’ve also been having problems with my all-Google whole-house audio solution.
According to Neilsen, music streaming services grew 30 percent in the U.S. last year and hit one trillion streams for the first time.
Inspired by Spotify, Google launches new personalized playlists for YouTube Music that help you expand your music library.
YouTube Music Premium now has gapless music playback on Android and the web, but iOS users will have to wait a little longer.
YouTube Music is apparently converting into a Progressive Web App (PWA) this week and adding support for native playback controls.
Google announced this week that YouTube Music will come installed on all new devices launching with Android 10, including Pixel.
Those hardy souls who are already subscribing to YouTube Music can now instantly switch between audio and music videos playback.
A new Bloomberg reports says that Google Play Music and YouTube Music combined just surpassed the 15 million user mark.
Google announced a free, ad-supported version of YouTube Music to all users of Google Home and other Google-powered speakers.
YouTube Music now works as a music provider on Android Auto.