YouTube Music is making ready to raised problem Spotify and others with the launch of three new personalised playlists, Uncover Combine, New Launch Combine, and Your Combine, mentioned YouTube Chief Product Officer Neal Mohan, in an on-stage interview this morning at TechDisrupt SF 2019.
Uncover Combine, YouTube Music’s model of Spotify’s Uncover Weekly, had already been noticed within the wild again in September. Nevertheless it wasn’t but broadly out there. The opposite two hadn’t but launched.
In accordance with YouTube, Uncover Combine will deal with serving to customers uncover new artists and music they may like, together with tracks from artists you’ve by no means listened to earlier than in addition to lesser-known tracks from artists you already love.
The mixes will likely be up to date weekly, and will likely be made out there to all customers worldwide the place they’ll be discovered on the “Mixed for You” shelf on the house display screen, or by looking within the app.
All three will launch someday later this month, however YouTube doesn’t have a precise date.
The additions arrives at a time when Google is making ready to transition its Google Play Music customers over to YouTube Music, which makes it a a lot greater risk to present music streaming companies, together with Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Pandora and others.
Whereas YouTube Music hasn’t but changed Play Music totally or shut the older app down, it did simply make YouTube Music the default music app that ships with new Android gadgets simply final week, as a substitute of Google Play Music.