My kids make playlists, I set up their accounts to work on Google Home just fine, but it won't play their playlists when they ask. So whether you’re on the Prime’s free tier of music listening or you’ve upgraded to listen to Amazon’s full music catalog and save some cash over Spotify (not to mention to get all those Garth Brooks albums that are Amazon-exclusives), it’s actually pretty easy to listen to these songs on both your Google Home or Home Mini and your Chromecast or Chromecast Audio. When you combine Google Play Music with the Google Assistant, you get the right music for what you’re doing right now, hands‑free. Google Play Music combines your preferences with real-time information—like location, weather, and more—to recommend the perfect music for what you’re doing, how you’re feeling, or what you want to hear. It just plays something similar to the name of the playlist. Getting your Google Home Mini ($30 at Best Buy), Home Hub or Home smart speaker to play your YouTube playlists can be hard to figure out, though, since the setup isn't exactly intuitive or obvious. The Google Home starts you off with Google Play Music as your default music service. Listening to music should be easy. Unless you subscribe to Google Play Music, however, you can't ask the Google Home to play a … Mine will play my playlists just fine, but it won't play playlists created by secondary accounts on Google Play Music family plan.

To play Amazon Music on your Google Home, simply cast it from the Amazon Music app on your Android device.