Friday, 22 March, 2019

YouTube Music officially launched in India; pricing starts at ₹99

YouTube Premium, YouTube Music launched in India; pricing starts Rs 99 YouTube Music and YouTube Premium now officially available in India
Charles Bowen | 13 March, 2019, 23:25

Along with Youtube Music, Youtube has also launched Youtube Premium and Youtube Originals in India.

Latest songs: YouTube Music offers remixes, cover albums, singles, live versions from the biggest worldwide and national artists to freshest voices breaking through. With the launch of YouTube Music, users in India will now be able to listen to their favorite music, explore new music, and get a personalized feed, catering to their preferences. In the paid streaming niche, the music app is challenging rivals including Stockholm-based Spotify Technology SA, Amazon.com and JioSaavn, Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani's music service. It's interesting to note how Indian artists have consistently claimed top spots over the last few months in the Global YouTube Top Artists chart. The ad-free YouTube Music Premium also offers offline and starts at INR 99 per month.

India's online music listening market is expected to surpass $273 million by March 2020, according to estimates from consulting firm Deloitte.

YouTube was launched in May 2005.

Access to music videos, official songs, albums, singles, remixes, live performances, covers and hard-to-find music that one can find only on YouTube. The home screen welcomes you with "recommended music videos", "live performances" and other categories.

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Users can also created thousands of playlists across any genre, mood or activity, including new releases. All one need's to do is use prompts like, "That rap song with flute", or lyrics (even if they're wrong) like "Starbucks lovers". Additionally, the paid subscribers will also get offline downloads. Users can find all their downloads, saved music, recently played tracks, subscribed artists and playlists under the "Library" tab and can adjust number of songs to download and more in their download settings.

YouTube Music is expected to eventually replace Google Play Music that made its India debut two years ago, by bringing in latter's key features like user's personal uploads, playing local MP3s on Android and the ability to import their library content and music preferences to YouTube Music.

The pricing has been kept very simple as of now.

The paid version will be part of Google's new YouTube Premium service which is available for Rs 129 a month. There is also an introductory offer of three months free subscription for YouTube Music Premium, but it will only be available to the users who have never previously tried or used any of YouTube or Google's music streaming services. You also get access to exclusive original content that is done in collaboration with creators on YouTube.

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