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GREAT NEWS, EVERYBODY: LYOR'S GOT THIS

Hold on to your hats, biz folks, because YouTube's Lyor Cohen has hinted during this week's New Music Seminar in NYC (as reported by The Verge) that Google plans to combine YouTube Red and Google Play Music.

That's right: Two streaming services that have achieved zero traction in the marketplace could soon be combined into a single offering with zero traction. Daniel Ek must be freaking the fuck out.

Bringing YTR and GPM under one umbrella would, wrote PC World's Michael Simon with apparent seriousness, "come as welcome news to users who struggle to navigate between the two services." We would like to meet those users. All two of them.

In any case, we just thought everyone in the biz would be relieved that Lyor was fixing this for us.

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