What is Yahoo music? This is one of the many product and services of the yahoo platform and company. This product as you already know is owned and developed by yahoo. Yahoo music is the official provider of music services on the yahoo platform from internet radio to artist information and even original programing. Users on this platform with registered accounts could get access to tons of music and songs. And the contents of the platform were categorized or sorted by albums, artists, songs and genres. Yahoo music once used to be one f the most complete platforms when it comes to music, both global and local. Thus, what then happened to this yahoo product and service? Would you love to find out? If so, then you need to continue reading.
Yahoo music originally began as LAUNCH. I bet you never knew this. LAUNCH, then was a website and magazine acquired by yahoo in 2001 for $12 million. The platform ‘LAUNCH’ was later rebranded to yahoo music and then ‘y music’ in February 2005. The internet radio and video offerings of this platform were however integrated into the main yahoo website and platform as time progressed. On September 14th, yet another purchase took place by yahoo. Yahoo purchased musicmatch for an undisclosed fee. The name was later rebranded to yahoo music musicmatch jukebox and was also integrated with the yahoo music engine store. This moves made yahoo the first major online service globally to provide unlimited downloading services for just $5 monthly. Later in 2008, it was announced by the platform that a merging was taking place.
The program was merged into rhapsody. After the merge was completed in 2008, yahoo music unlimited was completely shut down. In March 2007, this platform was the number one music site in terms of total time spent on the platform and audience reach. Fast-forward to 2011, yahoo music became the main radio player for CBS and AOL radio making the switch to barakadas. Unfortunately, the music arm and website for this platform was consolidated into yahoo entertainment website and platform. And in the process all the yahoo music sites URL redirects to yahoo entertainment having its own music section. This move doesn’t mean that you cannot access the product, yahoo music. It’s just that the platform does not have its own website anymore.
How To Access Yahoo Music
Now that the yahoo music platform does not have its own website, how do users access the contents of the platform? Well this product and service is still very much around. The only thing that happened was that it was consolidated into another product, a bigger product. The name of this product and platform is yahoo entertainment. On the yahoo entertainment platform, you will find the yahoo music tool and category. And on this category, you will have access to everything the platform used to offer.
But I won’t lie to you, the experience will not be as when you used to visit the platforms main website. To access this platform you really do not need to have a registered account. All you need is an internet enabled device. On your internet enabled device, go to Yahoo Music. Or you can go directly to the yahoo main platform and webpage, click on the entertainment tab and then on music category.
What To Find On The Yahoo Music Category
On the yahoo music category you will find trending and updated music news. Now that it is now integrated on the yahoo entertainment platform, it’s strictly is about entertainment. If you are looking for information about your favorite song artists and shows, this is the place to look out for. When you visit this platform in search for information you will not be disappointed. Many yahoo users and non-users are already making use of the platform. What then are you waiting for, visit yahoo music today and star enjoying the contents of the platform.