What you need to know
- YouTube Music has announced a new Spring Recap, available for subscribers now.
- New seasonal recaps will be released moving forward.
- The recaps will highlight a user's most-listened artists, songs, albums, and playlists.
YouTube Music listeners now have a new Spring Recap that they can listen to, the streaming outfit has announced. Similar to other recaps including the 2021 Recap from the turn of the year, the Spring Recap will highlight the most popular songs, albums, playlists, and artists of the recent season.
YouTube Music announced the addition via a blog post, saying that people will find the Spring Recap landing page when they open the app.
One of the best music streaming apps for iPhone and other platforms, Google's YouTube Music dukes it out with Apple Music and Spotify for spots on Home Screens. As part of that, Google says that the new Spring Recap "isn't a one time thing." Subscribers should expect more of these seasonal recaps moving forward.
Other apps and streaming services offer recaps of the most popular music from the last year, but this seasonal approach is an interesting one — and one that does add new value for YouTube Music subscribers. It'll also mean that music fans can see how their tastes change as the seasons evolve, or whether they remain the same throughout.
Don't yet have YouTube Music? You can get the app from the App Store now.
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