Yes, the app will fetch the data from YouTube and this is how you will be able to stream out your favourite music videos from this new platform by YouTube. The device will arrive with Amazon's online music streaming service, i.e., Amazon Music Unlimited which is much simplified in the United States and many more countries. Eventually, it makes sense for YouTube to launch a music subscription service to cater to the needs of the users. This service offered more benefits to the users, and they were soon put into subscription bundles with Play Music. YouTube is also in talks with the two others, Sony Music Entertainment and Universal Music Group, and Merlin, a consortium of independent labels, the people said. The video streaming site has been involved in negotiations with Sony and Universal for over a year regarding the same, the report adds. YouTube has already been contacting artists for help promoting the service.
The version Amazon presented had lacked next video recommendations, subscriptions and other features - but these were restored in November, when Amazon made the device present a more normal view of YouTube. According to a Bloomberg report citing sources familiar with the development, YouTube is prepping to launch a paid music service in March next year.
"Music is very important to Google and we're evaluating how to bring together our music offerings to deliver the best possible product for our users, music partners and artists". First, they released Google Play Music in 2011, and in 2016, YouTube Music Key.
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Amazon Music Unlimited gives you access to 40 million songs, new worldwide playlists, personalized playlists and stations, new releases, and unlimited ad-free streaming.
YouTube must overcome several hurdles to meet a March target.
And since 2015, Amazon has refused to sell Google's Chromecast video and audio-streaming dongles. Though, you'll see a notice that the app will no longer work after the start of the new year.