Google is saying goodbye to the old and coming in with the new. YouTube Red, Google and YouTube’s original streaming client, was released as an all-in-one type of experience. With the monthly subscription of $11.99 the customer was given the option to stream music, YouTube videos, as well as original YouTube content from anywhere.
This new model, however, takes the same basic design and instead separates it into two different entities- each with their own subscription fee. YouTube Music takes the audio aspect of YouTube Red and makes it the main focus, directly competing with Spotify and the like. With YouTube Premium, one can subscribe to view any video content or original YouTube movies and shows from anywhere. The services are available free with ads or $9.99 without ads, and YouTube Premium will be a steady $11.99 per month.