• It is also offering 3 months’ free subscription of YouTube Music Premium.
• Users must know that for offline downloads they will have to pay an additional amount of Rs 99 per month
The global video sharing platform YouTube has joined the league of music streaming app with the launch of its own music app in India, dubbed YouTube Music. Apart from this, YouTube has also rolled out its paid service, YouTube Premium.
According to some experts, this new YouTube music would throw a tough competition to its biggest rivals such as Spotify and Amazon music. The premium service will be available to the people at a price of Rs 129 per month, which in further will provide ad-free experience with background play and offline downloads for millions of videos on YouTube.
The premium YouTube service will also offer its originals such as ‘BTS: Burn The Stage’ and ‘Cobra Kai’. But, users must know that for offline downloads they will have to pay an additional amount of Rs 99 per month. It is also offering 3 months’ free subscription of YouTube Music Premium.
Rival Spotify has recently launched its service in India for Rs 119 a month, while Amazon Prime membership is available at Rs 129 per month and Rs 999 yearly, which is also equipped with Amazon music.
Lyor Cohen, Global Head of Music, YouTube, said “India is where the multi-lingual music scene thrives. 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. With YouTube Music, we are hoping to bring the best in global and Indian music to millions of fans across India, and give them an immersive music experience, with the magic of music on YouTube.”