YouTube starts new Music Portal

YouTube has launched a new music portal called YouTube Music. The site lists the most popular music videos hosted at YouTube and the most popular music videos of particular genres. Opposed to the already exisiting music portal YouTube Disco, where everyone may create own playlists, YouTube Music is a portal for easy listening and viewing music videos. To do so beside the headlines of top videos and genres a link to start playing a playlist is provided. For more visit YouTube Music.

Similar services are available at music videos.

Live Music Concerts streamed into the Internet

With a further live video streaming service has launched, which broadcasts music concerts live into the internet. The service starts with free broadcasts and may offer paid streams later. Further features of the site are chats, where visitors may talk to each other and to the artists.

Musicians and organizers may take use of the service in autumn. Information about this feature is available on the site only in german language for now but will become available in english soon. Events may be streamed to the public or to a limited audience. To promote such events tools like widgets will be provided..

Similar services are available at live webcasts and Live Video.