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Time is running out to transfer your uploaded music files and playlists from Google Play Music, a now defunct service, to YouTube Music, the replacement service. Google Play Music went offline in the early days of December, and now two months later, you can still transfer your music library to YouTube Music, but only if you do it before February 24. Being a former Google Play Music subscriber and a current YouTube Music subscriber, I can attest that the overall process is rather easy. Whether you are interested in making the transition in the first place is entirely up to you—competing services like Apple Music and Spotify are compelling alternatives, and had I not been grandfathered into... Read more...
Google is taking a hatchet to its YouTube Red service and carving it into two new services. One will be called YouTube Music, which as it sounds is a music streaming service, and the other will be called YouTube Premium. It's all a little confusing, especially since Google already maintains a subscription music streaming service called Google Play Music, so we're here to offer some clarity on what's happening. In a nutshell, Google is attempting to compete with the likes of Spotify and Apple Music in the music streaming space. Part of what's confusing is that YouTube Music already exists in select markets, including the US, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, and South Korea. It's available as an... Read more...