YouTube will introduce a new experimental feature on Thursday (November 16) that will allow users to use artificial intelligence-generated audio from famous artists in their YouTube Short videos. The initial lineup of artists participating in the program includes Charlie Puth, John Legend, Sia, T-Pain, Demi Lovato, Troye Sivan, Charli XCX, Alec Benjamin, and Papoose.
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YouTube has launched a new feature called “Dream Tracks” that allows users to create AI-generated music with the voices of famous artists by inputting the description and concept of the song they want to create.
Nine artists have agreed to lend their voices so far, including Demi Lovato, Troye Sivan, Charli XCX and Sia. pic.twitter.com/s1wr1Ucqvh
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Dream Track, a YouTube feature, generates a musical composition with vocals and accompaniment based on a text prompt limited to 30 seconds.
Currently, only 100 US-based creators have access to this feature. The experiment explores how technology can foster stronger connections between artists, creators, and fans, according to a blog post by Lyall Cohen, global head of music, and Toni Reed, vice president of emerging experiences and communities. The purpose is to find out if it is possible.
YouTube releases Dream Track – a tool that lets creators use AI to generate soundtracks for their short videos
Nine artists provided voices for the experiment: Alec Benjamin, Charlie Puth, Charli XCX, Demi Lovato, John Legend, Papoose, Sia, T-Pain, and Troye Sivan.
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YouTube is currently investigating ways to reward artists who help train music generation algorithms for their efforts.
The purpose of this study is to determine how these artists can receive a portion of future advertising revenue generated by videos showcasing AI-generated audio. This approach represents an innovative opportunity for artists to financially benefit from their contributions to AI development.
Meanwhile, YouTube also unveiled an upcoming policy that will require content creators to publish manipulated or artificial content that looks authentic, regardless of whether it was created using generative AI tools.
YouTube launches Dream Track, an AI music generator featuring voice clones of Demi Lovato, John Legend, Troye Sivan, Charli XCX, and several other stars
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According to the company’s announcement, YouTube will give creators more options to indicate the presence of manipulated or synthetic content when uploading videos. This includes AI-generated videos that accurately depict hypothetical events, as well as content that features individuals who appear to be doing things or saying things they did not actually do. will appear.
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