Rumors surrounding Google’s (GOOG) inevitable entry into the subscription-based streaming music space continue to swirl. Following a report claiming that Google hopes to launch the new music services this year, Billboard claims that the company has inked a deal with major music label Warner Music Group. The terms of the supposed detail remain a mystery, however the report mirrors earlier rumors that Google will offer two separate music streaming services — one tied to YouTube and one tied to Google Play. Billboard also states that the services will launch this coming summer.

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