We’re thrilled to reveal that audiobooks will be being added onto YouTube Music, offering our users a brand new opportunity to engage and discover their most loved shows. This announcement is an ongoing effort to increase our range of content and provide our customers with the most comprehensive entertainment experience.
With this latest feature, users are able to access a range of podcasts through YouTube Music. YouTube Music app, alongside their favourite videos and music. It will provide a single-stop shop for people to browse and enjoy the audio stream, making it more convenient than before find new episodes and shows.
To listen to the podcasts available to listen to podcasts on YouTube Music, users simply must navigate to the podcasts tab on the application. Once there, you are able to browse the most popular shows, look up hosts or episodes and add shows to their queues for quick listening. It will become accessible to everyone YouTube Music users, both free and premium.
We know that a lot of users already depend on YouTube to listen to their music and we’d like to ensure that they have access to everything they like from one location. With the introduction of podcasts to YouTube Music, users no have to switch between various applications to access their favourite shows.
We are also determined to make this feature available to creators of podcasts too. Our platform will offer an alternative distribution platform for podcasts, which will help creators expand their audience and increase their audience. Creators can upload their podcasts directly to this platform. It will be simple to put their content before millions of people.
We know that podcasts are an incredibly growing medium which is why we are determined to ensure that our users can access the most relevant content available. We’re constantly striving to improve our platform and to expand our offerings of content and are delighted to offer podcasts on YouTube Music.
In the end, the addition of podcasts on YouTube Music is a game-changer in the world of audio-based content consumption. This feature means that YouTube users have access to all of their most-loved shows from one location and creators can use an additional distribution channel that allows them to attract new audience. We are confident that this change will allow us to provide our customers with the best possible entertainment experience. we’re excited for them to discover how they interact using this new feature.