YouTube and SiriusXM convey web hits to satellite tv for pc radio
Heads up, web crooners: your tunes simply may make the leap from the online to the radio… kind of. YouTube introduced earlier this morning that it inked a cope with SiriusXM to deliver the streaming video service’s new and trending tracks to a brand new weekly present referred to as the YouTube 15. The present — which’ll air on Sirius’ Hits 1 pop station — shall be helmed by YouTube character Jenna Marbles when it premieres on July eleven, however it’s just one a part of Google’s massive new music push. Do not forget, it is also getting ready to launch subscription-based mostly music options on YouTube, although precisely when that’ll occur (or how they will work) is anybody’s guess. The timing is fairly curious although: with a subscription service ready within the wings, this SiriusXM deal appears properly-outfitted to get individuals excited about YouTube as greater than only a repository for cat movies and viral hits. No, it is a spot the place individuals truly uncover and eat music; Google’s going to ensure all of us know that quickly sufficient.