Google sent an email to users on Friday reminding them that between October and the end of this year, access to Google Play Music will be permanently removed and users have been asked to switch to YouTube Music.
Users will have the option to download any music that they have purchased or uploaded to Google Play Music, as well as a list of tracks, playlists and radio stations in the library.
The company will notify users before they lose access to Google Play Music’s library and data. One can also delete their Google Play music data.
“In October and later this year, access to Google Play Music will be permanently removed. We know that you spent time building the Google Play Music library, so we created a YouTube music library for you with just one click Made it easy to move to YouTube music, including These are playlists, downloads, and recommendations. ”
YouTube Music offers over 50 million high-quality official, album, and audio tracks, plus deep cuts, B-sides, live performances, and remixes.
Users can listen to downloaded and purchased music from Google Play Music upon transfer, or add more than 50,000 individual tracks to their YouTube music library than Google Play Music.
Paying members can download any song, playlist, or music video, or allow smart downloads (Android only at the moment) for you to always have something to listen to even when you don’t have the service.
YouTube music pricing will remain the same.
Fans can stream the ad-supported version of YouTube Music for free, or enjoy YouTube Music Premium, a paid subscription that gives listeners background listening, downloading, and a Rs 99-month ad-free experience.