YouTube Music will eventually get Google Play Music’s best features, including user uploads

YouTube Music — the new YouTube Music, I mean — is Google’s big push to finally create a subscription streaming music service that catches on and can legitimately challenge Spotify and Apple Music. It’s currently rolling out on Android and iOS, but the staggered launch means it’ll be awhile before everyone can actually use YouTube Music. Google Play Music, the company’s existing premium music app, isn’t going away in the meantime. “Nothing will change about Google Play Music in the near future,” Elias Roman, who has been a product manager for both services, told The Verge today.

Google has said that it will give users plenty of notice when it does decide to make big changes. A migration to YouTube Music should be seen as inevitable for…

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