If you enjoy listening to music with YouTube, the site has a whole new interface for music lovers that makes it easier than every to enjoy your favorite songs.

Let’s head over to https://music.youtube.com/  to check it out.

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Scroll down and you’ll see suggestions for new music to check out. Just click on a playlist to start listening.

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The playlist will open.

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Click on a song to start playing the list of songs in order or choose Shuffle Play to hear them in random order.

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When you play a video, this window opens up. There’s a free and a paid version of YouTube music. With the free version, you will see ads. Use the play and stop buttons at the bottom left to start and stop your video.

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If you enjoy the song, you can click on Add to Library to put it in your personal music library.  Click the three-dot menu button for more options like adding to a playlist. If you’d prefer to listen to audio only, choose Start radio.

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You’ll have the same play controls.

country-radio.jpgTo search for your favorite kinds of music, click the search box at the top of the page.

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Put in what you’re looking for.

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For my 1970s search I found results in Playlists, Videos, Songs, Albums, and Artists. You can narrow the results to a category by clicking on it.

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Next, click on Library.

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You’ll see any saved playlists, recently played music, and items added to the library.

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Click New playlist to create a playlist of songs. Name the playlist and decide if you want it to be visible to the public.

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If you like a song you’re listening to, just click that three-dot menu button and choose Add to playlist.

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Then pick the playlist.

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YouTube will try to sell you on purchasing a subscription to hear the music without ads and receive other benefits. You absolutely don’t have to do this, unless you want to.