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Without lyrics ... Where would songs be without lyrics. With Genius, you can now discover the story behind your favorite songs.
Discovery made simple. With Genius, you next favorite song could be just a few clicks away.
What is it about?
Want to know more about a song? Hold your phone up to the music, tap the soundwave button (powered by Gracenote), and lo, the annotated lyrics appear. You can also easily navigate the lyrics for all the songs in your iTunes library.
For those who...
- Like learning more about music
- Obsess over song lyrics
Not for those who...
- Rather just listen to the music
- What's a lyric?
Why we love it
Lyrics are an important part of songs. With Genius, you now have a simple way to uncover the words from your favorite songs.
App Store Description
Genius is the world’s biggest collection of song lyrics, videos and crowdsourced musical knowledge.
SEARCH 1.7 MILLION+ SONGS
Find annotated lyrics for all your favorite songs, or browse what's hot on Genius.
VIEW GENIUS VIDEOS
Watch interviews with your favorite artists about the music you love.
TAP HIGHLIGHTED LINES TO READ ANNOTATIONS
Explore a world of knowledge, crowdsourced from millions of obsessed fans – the Genius community.
GET THE FACTS BEHIND THE TRACKS
With verified content from artists and producers.
FIND LYRICS FOR THE SONGS PLAYING AROUND YOU
Hold your phone up to the music, tap the soundwave button (powered by ACRCloud), and lo, the annotated lyrics appear. You can also easily navigate the lyrics for all the songs in your iTunes library.
ANNOTATE THE WORLD FROM ANYWHERE
You’re the genius: highlight some text, tap “Annotate,” and share your knowledge.