YouTube has launched its new music streaming app -YouTube Music, in India. The ad-supported version of YouTube Music app comes for free whereas the add-free YouTube Music Premium, a paid membership that allows users to play songs and videos in the background, while they toggle between apps, write a text message or lock their phone during a run, comes for Rs. 99 a month.
YouTube Music comes with official songs, albums, thousands of playlists and artist radio plus YouTube’s tremendous catalog of remixes, live performances, covers and music videos that you can’t find anywhere else – all simply organized and personalized. It consists of Thousands of playlists across any genre, mood, activity, or language such as “Bollywood Hotlist”, “Featuring Drake”, “Upbeat Hindi Retro”, “Cosmic Indie Pop”, “Kollywood Hotlist” or “Tollywood Hotlist”.
For paid members, Offline Mixtape automatically downloads up to 100 songs you love on your mobile device, in case you forgot to do it yourself. Paid members can also download songs, videos, albums or playlists too. Subscribers of Google Play Music will get YouTube Music Premium membership as part of their subscription each month.
YouTube has also launched YouTube Premium in India. YouTube Premium will be available for Rs.129 a month and will include membership to YouTube Music Premium, and offer an ad-free experience with background play and offline downloads for millions of videos on YouTube, as well as access to all YouTube Originals, including Cobra Kai, BTS: Burn The Stage.
You can download the app on the Google Play Store and iOS App Store, and get a special introductory offer of 3 months free for YouTube Music Premium.