Following a series of rumors
's paid subscription service, some concrete details have finally surfaced to clarify the matter.
The leak was unveiled by Android Police
, who revealed that YouTube is gearing up to launch a YouTube Music Key
streaming service, whether Google
is preparing to rebrand Google Play Music All Access
to Google Play Music Key
Based on the exclusive screenshots, available here
, and here
, the new service will offer ad-free music, audio-only playback (for background or screen-off listening), as well as offline playback of about 20 million songs available in the massive database, roughly the same size as Spotify
After the initial 30-day free trial, YouTube Music Key will cost users $9.99 per month. Furthermore, the price will include both YouTube Music Key and Google Music Key.
The specific launch date is yet to be announced. Stay tuned for updates.