However, this advertising-supported YouTube music service does not allow users to set up specific songs, albums or playlists. Users can only choose to play the relevant radio stations by choosing music genres, styles or moods. YouTube music payers can customize songs, artists and playlists as needed.
Engadget points out that although the flexibility of this free experience is far less than that of subscribing, it does show that Google has the ability to compete with Spotify and Pandora in terms of free services for smart speakers.
At the same time, YouTube music is making progress in other areas, although it has entered the field of streaming media relatively late. Earlier this year, YouTube Music has been able to work with Sonos and Android's Google Clock App and is promoting partnerships.