YouTube Music has updated visuals in order to showcase album and playlist artwork in their best form. Google Play Music store is no longer available. This is part of Google's process of moving its music streaming services to YouTube Music. The company announced that the Google Play Music app will stop functioning completely by the end of this year. The tech giant is encouraging users to transfer their Play Music library and data to YouTube Music, or download songs through other ways. Google Play Music store's webpage displays a message announcing that the service is no longer available. It further says that users should transfer their library to YouTube Music in order to continue listening to their Play Music library. Among the new features announced for YouTube Music, users will now be able to easily access their saved playlists and liked songs in the library section on the YouTube Music tab from within the YouTube app on a smart TV. YouTube has also updated visuals in order to showcase album and playlist artwork in their best form. There is also a new playback interface that includes information like the song and artist name and a progress bar.
How to move your music from Google Play Music to YouTube Music
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Google Play Music is shutting down in December. But don't worry, Google now has an easy way to move your music library, playlists and preferences over to YouTube's music-streaming service. But YouTube Music recently unveiled a tool to help you transfer your entire library, profile and playlists from Google's streaming service into YouTube's revamped one with just one tap. YouTube Music is also getting some new features that may make it a bigger competitor to streaming services such as Spotify and Apple Music. At this point, you've still got time to access Google Play Music, move your music over and get used to the YouTube Music interface. But you can no longer purchase, preorder, upload or download music from Google Play Music through Music Manager. In the US and other areas globally, that will happen sometime this month.
By Todd Spangler. NY Digital Editor. The last dance is looming for Google Play Music , the subscription service that will be fully subsumed into YouTube Music by December , the internet company announced. In streamlining its music offerings, Google is coming down the home stretch of a months-long migration of users from Google Play Music — which will start shutting down in September — to the YouTube Music app. In May, the company launched a migration tool available at music.
Learn more here. Google Play Music users can now easily transition their account over to YouTube Music with just one click. If you currently have a free Google Play Music account, you'll also continue to have the same access after your transfer. For most Google Play Music subscribers, your monthly rate and billing details, including your billing date, will remain the same and transfer to YouTube Music. In some cases, we may need you to confirm your billing information before we can finish the transfer. If so, we'll send you an email about how to complete this final step. Your new monthly billing price may be slightly different than you were previously paying depending on the local currency rate.