Combined, the new music service and premium video subscription replace YouTube Red, a service originally launched in Australia nearly exactly two years ago.
If you subscribe to YouTube Red, YouTube's ad-free music and video offering that now costs $9.99 a month, you might soon find your wallet a little lighter.
According to the Google-owned company, the service will include "official songs, albums, thousands of playlists and artist radio, plus YouTube's tremendous catalog of remixes, live performances, covers and music videos".
YouTube Music relaunch coming next week
YouTube also said it will soon launch what it is calling YouTube Premium. The company has now officially announced its plans with the actual start of YouTube Music scheduled for next week. But YouTube was made for video, not just music. For those who are already members of YouTube Red, their monthly bill will not be going up.
YouTube Music will replace Google Play Music as the primary player on Android devices.
While you can enjoy YouTube Music free of charge, this will mean having to endure ads. Subscribers to the service can also play video in the background on mobile devices (which is nice for podcasts) and you'll be directly supporting creators. What you want to focus on is YouTube Music and YouTube Premium. If we convert American pricing to Canadian, it could cost about $15 or so per month (which includes YouTube Music). YouTube Premium will initially launch in the four countries above plus South Korea.
Lucasfilm Shoots Down Report About Donald Glover's Lando Calrissian Spinoff Film
And, finally, just because it's fantastic and awesome, here is a photo of Newton standing with Glover, the young Lando himself. While that would make a hell of a movie, it's a story that's already been told, so it's not likely to head to the big screen.