YouTube’s head of music confirmed to TheVerge that the company is planning on merging two of it’s music service to create a new one. Lyor Cohen, during a panel session for the New Music Seminar conference in New York said that “The important thing is combining YouTube Red and Google Play Music, and having one offering”, Cohen also said that this move will bring new subscribers.
Google in a statement to TheVerge said that they will notify users of any changes before they happen. “Music is very important to Google and we’re evaluating how to bring together our music offerings to deliver the best possible product for our users, music partners and artists. Nothing will change for users today and we’ll provide plenty of notice before any changes are made.”