YouTube has unveiled a redesign of its YouTube Music page with more recommendation features. The page now suggests videos and artists based on the user’s viewing history, and also provides local concert listings alongside artist videos. There’s a YouTube Top 100 chart to track the most popular music videos on Google’s service too. Meanwhile, YouTube has signed up a bunch of ‘music experts and tastemakers’ to provide curated playlists, including Spin, Vice and XLR8R, along with some of the more popular music video bloggers on YouTube. Artists are also being pulled in, starting with the Red Hot Chili Peppers, with David Guetta, Ldy Gaga and Eminem all providing playlists in the days ahead. Separately, people can now watch YouTube videos with their friends in the Google+ social service, via a new feature in the Hangout video-chat part of the service. When users are sharing a YouTube link, they’ll be given an option to ‘Watch with your friends’. No cartoon avatars, but we wonder if Google+ is about to eat’s lunch…Source: TheNextWeb

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