On Thursday, YouTube a video giant unveiled new app called “YouTube Music”. The app is free to use.
YouTube Music offers songs in both with and without video and users will be able to switch instantly to an audio-only mode. YouTube Music lets you watch and listen to a nearly endless catalog in an app designed for music discovery.
With the YouTube Music app you can enjoy your favorite tracks, albums, and artists for free. Or you can use it with the new YouTube Red membership to get ad-free videos and listen to music offline, in the background, or without loading video. When you sign in to the YouTube Music app, you’ll be automatically enrolled in a free 14-day trial of YouTube Red.
The streaming serviceis free but will come without advertisements for subscribers to YouTube Red it will cost you $9.99 per month.
In YouTube Music app users can personalize your home screen, which has three elements, “My station” plus two genre stations say, country and pop that come up based on your listening patterns.
YouTube said it was committed to proper payments. In a blog post announcing YouTube Music, it said that YouTube and Google have paid more than $3 billion to the music industry.
YouTube Music App is compatible for both Android OS and Apple’s iOS.