RIP Google Play Music: Users told to migrate to YouTube Music

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RIP Google Play Music: Users told to migrate to YouTube Music

Google today finally released details about the demise of Google Play Music, and launched a quick-transfer button inside YouTube Music for those who want to make the switch.

In 2017, Google said it would eventually merge Google Play Music with its YouTube music-streaming service, then known as YouTube Red. The move was intended to avoid confusion about Google's music services, but it's taken almost three years to become a reality.

Google Play Music will shut down later this year. “For now, users will continue to have access to both services,” Google said in a blog post. “We want to ensure everyone has time to transfer their content and get used to YouTube Music, so we’ll provide plenty of notice ahead of users no longer having access to Google Play Music later this year.” Read more...

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