What is YouTube Music?

With the YouTube Music app, you can watch music videos, stay connected to artists you love, and discover music and podcasts to enjoy on all your devices.

How to use and navigate the YouTube Music App to customize your listening experience

Note: Users in select countries/regions may encounter different product experiences.

There are two versions of YouTube Music:

  • Our ads-supported YouTube Music, which includes:
    • On-demand playback for podcasts, songs, and music videos
    • Access to audio-only, background play, and downloads for most podcasts
    • Queuing, repeat, and unlimited skipping
    • The Samples tab
    • Music Tuner
  • YouTube Music Premium, which gives you all of the features listed above, and access to premium music benefits such as:
    • Background play for music
    • Music without ads
    • Audio-only music playback
    • Music downloads

YouTube Music is currently available in these countries/regions. Learn more about YouTube Music Premium benefits, or sign up for a membership.

  • Some features in YouTube Music are not available with supervised accounts. Learn more about our supervised experience on YouTube here.
  • YouTube Music Premium and YouTube Premium members may still see branding or promotions embedded in podcasts by the creator. If added or turned on by the creator, you may also find promotional links, shelves, and other features in and around content.

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