Google`s YouTube said on Wednesday it will launch a new music streaming service, YouTube Music, next week and unveil soon a premium service that will charge more for its original shows.
YouTube Music, which will be launched on May 22, comes with extra features like personalized playlists based on individual`s YouTube history and other usage patterns, YouTube, owned by Alphabet Inc`s Google, said.
The video streaming company said it will also launch YouTube Premium, the revamped YouTube Red subscription service.
The new ad-supported version of YouTube Music will be available for free, while YouTube Music Premium, a paid membership without advertisements, will be available at $9.99 a month, YouTube said in a blog post.
YouTube plans to charge $2 more for its premium service, as it includes YouTube Music service along with its original shows. YouTube Premium will be charged at $11.99 for all new members, the company said.
“YouTube Premium includes ad-free, background and offline…