youtube music streaming service

It was previously rumored Google could possibly introduce a music streaming service for its Android platform, and today, it looks as though a portion of that rumor is true as in addition to its Google Play for Android, it will be launching a music streaming service on YouTube.

According to a number of Fortune’s sources, the upcoming service planned to launch on YouTube will allow anyone to listen to music tracks for free with additional features available for a subscription fee. When reached for a comment regarding YouTube’s possible addition of a music-streaming service, the company shared the following statement:

While we don’t comment on rumor or speculation, there are some content creators that think they would benefit from a subscription revenue stream in addition to ads, so we’re looking at that.

If Gangnam Style has taught us anything it should be that K-POP is extremely addictive and people have been turning to YouTube for their music-listening needs for several years now. Maturing the brand to become a music-streaming service is one we’re sure many people would adopt as soon as it’s announced, which now that the cat may be out of the bag, would be soon.

Filed in Audio >Rumors >Videos (web) . Tags: Google, music, music service, music streaming and YouTube.
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