Quick Answer

  • The YouTube Music app is unavailable on Roku.
  • You can use the screen mirroring feature on Roku and mirror YouTube Music from Android or iOS devices.

YouTube Music is one of the best music platforms that is an alternative to Amazon Music. It has over 7 crore songs and has songs from genres like Hip Hop, Pop, Country, Jazz, Kpop, Rock, and more. Even you can stream on the YouTube Music app on popular streaming devices like Roku.

YouTube Music on Roku

How Much Does the YouTube Music Cost

With the base plan of YouTube Music at $9.99 per month, you can get unlimited access to your favorite songs. Some features you will get with YouTube Premium are:

  • Listen to your favorite songs in the background.
  • Enjoy listening to unlimited music ad-free.
  • Download your favorite songs and listen to them offline.

Note: You can subscribe to YouTube Music through their official website.

Can you Get YouTube Music on Roku

YouTube Music is unavailable on the Roku Channel Store. So, the only way to play YouTube Music on Roku is by screen mirroring the app from Android or iOS devices.

How to Get YouTube Music on Roku

There are three devices you can use to screen mirror the YouTube Music app to Roku. They are:

  • From Android Devices
  • Using iOS Devices
  • From PC

How to Screen Mirror YouTube Music on Roku from Android Devices

Roku has a feature that allows you to cast your Android devices and Windows PC. For that, you have to enable the screen mirroring feature on Roku.

1. Connect your Roku and Android device to the same wifi network.

2. Go to the Notification Panel and tap on the Cast icon.

3. Now, choose your Roku device from the list of available devices.

Tap on the Cast icon

4. Download and install the YouTube Music app from the Google Play Store.

Install the YouTube Music app

5. Launch the YouTube Music app and sign in to your account.

Screen Mirror YouTube Music to Roku

6. Play your favorite music and mirror it to Roku.

How to Screen Mirror YouTube Music on Roku from iOS Devices

You need to enable the AirPlay feature on Roku to screen mirror iOS devices. If you can’t find the AirPlay feature, update Roku to the latest version.

1. From the App Store, install the YouTube Music app.

Install the YouTube Music app

2. Next, launch the YouTube Music app and sign in to your account.

3. After that, pull down the Control Center. From there, tap on the Screen Mirroring icon.

Tap on the Screen Mirroring icon

4. Now, your iOS Smartphone scans for nearby devices. From there, select your Roku device.

5. Go back to the YouTube Music app and play any music you want.

6. You can now enjoy listening to your favorite music on Roku.

How to Screen Mirror YouTube Music on Roku using Windows PC

1. Connect both Roku and Windows PC to the same wifi.

2. Press the Window + P keys simultaneously on your device keyboard.

3. Hit the Connect to a wireless display option and pick your Roku device.

Screen mirroring

4. Once your Roku is connected, your PC’s screen will mirror to Roku.

5. After that, launch a browser on your PC and visit the official website of YouTube Music.

Screen mirror YouTube Music website

6. Sign in to your account and mirror your favorite music to Roku TV.


1. What’s better, Spotify or YouTube Music?

While most of the features are similar, only the streaming quality differs, and clearly, Spotify has the best streaming quality.