Google to launch music subscription service YouTube Music Key beta on Android and on the YouTube.com website
Monthly subscription service will cost ten bucks a month to get rid of those ads from YouTube videos
The monetization of YouTube expanded to a subscription service today when Google announced the launch of YouTube Music Key beta on Android and on YouTube.com. The new music service will require a monthly subscription, starting with a promotional price of $7.99 per month that provide users with ad-free music, background play and offline viewing, and will also include a subscription to Google Play Music.
“If a song exists in this world, you can probably find it on YouTube,” the YouTube official blog state. “But until today you couldn’t easily find and play full albums. In the coming days, you’ll be able to see an artist’s discography on YouTube, and play a full album with both their official music videos and high-quality songs our music partners added to YouTube.”
For now the service requires an invitation with beta testers getting six months of free access.
Of course, there is an rather obnoxious video to promote the new feature – not as bad as that created for Amazon Echo, but…