Learn more here. With a YouTube Music Premium membership, you can choose whether to listen to your music or enjoy the music video experience with a YouTube Music Premium membership. In song mode, you can listen to the music without loading a video. This allows you to continuously enjoy music from your favorite artists, even if you're experiencing low connectivity or video playback issues.
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Called YouTube Music, the platform will offer songs both with and without video, and users will be able to switch instantly to an audio-only mode. In a feature it hopes will be a key selling point, YouTube Music will create non-stop stations tailored to users, who can fine-tune how much variety they want. YouTube, the world's third most popular website after its parent company Google and Facebook, aims to take advantage of its quirky possibilities by offering artists' original tracks alongside cover versions, live footage and user-generated content. Jay Fowler, the director of product development who was involved in earlier services Beats Music and MOG, said he hoped to draw more people to streaming instead of simply competing with other companies. The video behemoth on Oct 28 launched YouTube Red, a premium service that allows advertisement-free access to subscribers. YouTube Music - which was announced alongside YouTube Red without full details or a launch date - is compatible both with Google's Android system and Apple and will initially be available only in the United States. Google will still operate its audio-driven Google Play Music streaming service, with YouTube Music expecting some consumers to use both platforms.
Google has added a new feature to the YouTube Music app that lets its users to toggle between "song" and "video" modes or even turn off videos by default. In short, this is just the thing for listeners on the platform who only wants the music and none of the video. The transition is said to be seamless for "uninterrupted listening and watching," and this has been made possible because the company "perfectly time-matched" more than 5 million official music videos. In other words, users can switch back and forth between the music video and just the audio track over and over again without going out of sync. In addition, the app can be set to play only songs by default. That means there won't be any videos at all. In the settings, there should be a new option that reads "Don't play music videos," and all users have to do is toggle it on. Pretty much anyone with a little foresight could tell that songs on the platform will come with the video associated with them, but not everyone was happy about that.