The Weeknd launches virtual reality video on YouTube


The Weeknd’s new video may be “presented by Apple Music” but it’s available on a competing platform: YouTube.

In fact, ‘The Hills Remix featuring Eminem’ is a 360-degree virtual reality video designed to be watched in Google’s Chrome browser or YouTube mobile app, while its YouTube listing makes a point of including a “Stream/Share on Spotify” link as well as a link to download the song from iTunes and Amazon.

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Stuart Dredge