Google is desperately trying to come up with a streaming music service to compete with Spotify and Apple Music, which now dominate the space.
After nearly two decades in decline, the music industry is growing again amid a wave of consumers subscribing to streaming services. The first attempt was in 2011, with the introduction of Google Play Music. Based on the light details YouTube has plans to offer parts of what Google Play Music offers, and parts of what YouTube Red offers, blending together an on-demand streaming service for music similar to Spotify and video clips like what you'd find on YouTube Red, perhaps for music videos. Instead of being a service dedicated to music, the paid streaming service by YouTube has been focused mainly on original video content.
The display language for the music streaming service will be available in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, and Japanese.
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According to Bloomberg, the company has already signed up Warner Music Group and is in talks with Sony and Universal Music. On top of this YouTube has also already signed Warner Music Group and is in talks with music artists to promote the upcoming service as well and get the name out there so potential subscribers are aware of the option.
That said, the two companies are also dependent upon each other. For the very same reason, the giant is combining all the other services and to come out with a universal one through the all new Remix.
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