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How YouTube Music Stacks Up Against Spotify and Apple Music

On Thursday, Google announced YouTube Music, its latest attempt to get music fans to pay for unlimited streaming. The new service launches on May 22, but how will it compare to Spotify, Apple Music, and other streaming services, like SoundCloud and Tidal? Here’s everything we know about YouTube Music so far, for anyone curious about switching to the newest player in town. Read More >>

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YouTube Unveils YouTube Music, Its New Streaming Service, While Rebranding YouTube Red

YouTube Music, a streaming music platform designed to compete with the likes of Spotify and Apple Music, officially has a launch date: May 22nd. Its existence will also shift around YouTube and Google’s overall media strategy, which has thus far been quite the mess. However, it will debut in the US, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, and South Korea before expanding to the UK and 13 other countries. There's no date yet, but it's "coming soon". Read More >>

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YouTube Music is Breathtakingly Pointless

The new YouTube Music app is a failure. YouTube is quietly one of the most powerful forces in digital music, and this—THIS!—is the app that’s supposed to change everything. It changes nothing. Read More >>

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You Can Download YouTube’s New Music App Right Now (in the USA)

Last month, YouTube introduced us to a number of new initiatives aimed at roping people into a paid subscription. Today, we’re getting our first look at YouTube Music, the service’s tailor-made experience for kicking out the jams. Read More >>