YouTube to launch Spotify rival

  • Google's YouTube video service has announced plans to begin rolling out a paid for music streaming service later this month. 
  • 'Music Key' will allow users to watch music videos without ads and to download music videos for offline viewing. 
  • Service will also allow users to keep listening to music while using other applications. 
  • US pricing has been announced: $7.99 a month at launch, eventual price point of $9.99 a month. 

YouTube blog post