We have been hearing rumors about the new YouTube Music subscription service from Google for some time, and now according to a recent report, the service could launch some time over the next few weeks.
Google has apparently signed a deal with Merlin, which is a rights agency that represents the majority of the independent music labels, this adds to existing deals with Warner, Universal and Sony.
The new YouTube Music subscription service is rumored to be called, YouTube Music Key, and the service will let users listen to music offline as well as online for a monthly fee.
We previously heard that Google are expected to charge a monthly fee of $9.99 for their YouTube Music Key, and the company is said to offer a 30 day free trial of the service at launch.
The new YouTube music subscription service is expected to launch in the U.S initially and it will then apparently be rolled out to other countries, as soon as we get details on an exact launch date, we will let you guys know.
Source Digital Trends