The feature will also introduce a nifty little mini player and let you download music from your library without installing the Music Manager.
Since it’s a Labs project, expect this feature to have a short shelf life unless Google chooses to stick with it.
It doesn't seem to be related to a specific device or Android version either: some are seeing it on the O Dev Preview, others on Nougat, some on a Pixel, others a Nexus 5X or Galaxy S7, and so on.
And since everything is automatically organized and searchable, you can quickly find what you’re looking for. Access millions of songs for any mood or situation with recommendations powered by Google.
You can also share albums to ensure you never miss a moment, no matter who took the shot. With Android One, you can be confident that you’ll have a consistent experience no matter which phone you choose.
If you’re feeling wild, you can also flip the switch on any of the other Labs projects, like the ability to rate songs on a 5-star scale, play back audio in HTML5, or turn on desktop notifications, which let you know what’s playing without making you switch to the Google Play Music tab.
If you have yet to see the Podcasts section show up in your Google Play Music app, a simple tap on the “Refresh” button in settings should force it to arrive.
With Android One, the latest Google innovations are only a tap away.
Made for the way you use photos today, Google Photos lets you safely store all your photos and videos and access them from any device for free. Google Play Music makes it easier for you to find the right music, right now.
Android One devices are simple, easy to navigate, and free of unnecessary apps to make it easier for you to get things done.
Android One phones ship with the latest version of Android installed, Android Nougat, and come with one guaranteed OS upgrade.
Visit play.google.com/music using your computer or tablet to enable the service for your account.
You'll need to add a credit card to the account just in case you decide to purchase music at some point.
The culprit version is 7.9.4920 and based on the reviews being left on the Play Store, the issue isn't limited to just a few users.