"It's a dream experience": Genius partners with Apple Music


Genius has made Apple Music its default official music player and will now share its extensive lyrics database on the streaming giant’s service.

Starting yesterday (October 11), Apple Music subscribers who visit Genius are able to play any song in full from the song page by signing into their Apple Music account. As part of the partnership, Genius’ lyrics database is also now available on Apple Music – giving access to lyrics for thousands of hit songs.

Speaking about the partnership, Ben Gross, Genius’s chief strategy officer, said: “Being able to read lyrics and annotations on Genius while you listen along on Apple Music is a dream Genius experience. We’re proud to make Apple Music our official music player, and we’re doubly excited to bring Genius lyrics to their amazing platform.”

The Apple Music player is currently available on Genius.com (desktop and iOS mobile web) and in our iOS app.

In September, the European Union formally cleared Apple’s acquisition of Shazam

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