Explore YouTube Music Premium benefits

YouTube Music Premium members can customize their listening experience on YouTube Music with additional benefits that only available with a paid membership. Read below for some of the benefits that only YouTube Premium members receive.


If you're a YouTube Music Premium member, you can enjoy all of your favorite songs and videos without ads.

Background play

You can also play music in the background on your mobile device, even when you close the app.

Download music offline

As a YouTube Music Premium member, you can download music to your device for up to 30 days. You can also set up an Offline Mixtape, and YouTube Music will automatically download content for you based on your previous listening history.

Use audio-only mode

You can turn on audio-only mode to listen to music without loading a music video. This allows you to continuously enjoy music from your favorite artists, even if you're experiencing low connectivity or video playback issues.

Travel with YouTube Music

YouTube Music Premium members get access to their paid membership benefits and their music library in the YouTube Music app, even if you are in a country/region where YouTube Music is not available. The music content  that is available to you at home will travel with you for 6 months so you can keep enjoying your listening experience. Your downloads will also remain available to you for 30 days without an internet connection. 

Your paid membership benefits (such as offline listening, background play, ad-free listening, etc.) will only apply in the YouTube Music app while you are traveling. These benefits are not currently supported for traveling members in other apps and services.

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