YouTube may be the largest video streaming website on the planet, but the platform also receives heavy traffic from users looking for just their favorite or popular music titles given YouTube’s versatility. Seeing this, Google today has released a new app called YouTube Music for iOS and Android. Music discovery is what the app is all about and it offers not only the official videos from large labels, but also the related fan-made videos for the music you’re searching for.

When you first launch the app, you will be instantly taken aback by how YouTube has managed to maintain that typical YouTube look we’ve all been familiar with and fuses it together with a audio music player interface of sorts. Akin to the official main YouTube video app, YouTube Music app continues to play music of your choice no matter where you navigate to within the app, such as the Home tab. The Home tab is where the app will show you music that is deemed to be of your interest by analyzing your choices within the app, and even from the main YouTube video app.


YouTube Music can also curate stations split into different genres, so the next time you want to plug some speaker to your phone at a party, you can do it with confidence. No music experience is complete if you’re not being updated with the latest albums, artists, or tracks that are trending, the YouTube Music app not only covers all this, but also the fact that the app’s content ranking is based upon analytics from main YouTube site makes the whole experience that much better.


As you might already know by now, Google is offering 90 days worth of free YouTube Red and Google Music service to users who own an Android TV or a Google Cast supported device. So free or not, if you’re a YouTube Red subscriber, you’re probably wondering what this free music oriented streaming app can do for you.

The good news here is that YouTube Music is completely free to use, but due its free nature, it shows ads. But if you are a YouTube Red subscriber, you will be able to enjoy the experience without any ads and will also be able to switch between video and audio modes and much more, further adding worth to the monthly subscription fee being paid for the YouTube Red benefits.


If you grab YouTube Music right now, you can experience the above mentioned paid advantages for free for 14 days. So what are you waiting for, grab a copy right now!

(Download: YouTube Music for iPhone from the App Store)
(Download: YouTube Music for Android from Google Play)

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