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SoundHound Song Search & Music Player

What's that song playing?

With SoundHound, you always know what song is playing

SoundHound Song Search & Music Player

by SoundHound, Inc.
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Always the best
SoundHound Song Search & Music Player
SoundHound Song Search & Music Player
FREE in the App Store

With SoundHound, you always know what song is playing. You can also find songs you didn't know you like, but will soon.

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Always the best. Soundhound features all of the latest music. Know what other people are listening to so you can too.

Always the best
Lots to experience

Lots to experience. With Soundhound, there are always a lot of choices. Find the title of that song playing right now, or listen to something new. It's all here.

What is it about?

SoundHound is a free music identification service that has been around a long time. It includes the ability to identify the song you are playing now and also help you find new tracks to experience.

For those who...

  • Love knowing more about the music
  • Want to learn more songs to enjoy
  • Like an immersive experience

Not for those who...

  • Dislike music
  • Don't want to learn about new tracks

Why we love it

When it comes to finding the title of the song that is now playing, nothing compares to SoundHound.

App Screenshots

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App Details

Last updated
June 20, 2017
Release date
April 23, 2010
More info

SoundHound Song Search & Music Player is FREE but there are more add-ons

  • $6.99

    Ad-Free, Extra Features

App Store Description

The popular music app with 300 million+ downloads globally!

What’s that song? SoundHound is the free music discovery app that can listen and identify what’s playing. The music player gives you full-length songs and videos with real-time LiveLyrics®. You can even take your searches handsfree by saying, “OK Hound… what’s that song?”.

Enjoy an immersive experience whether singing along with karaoke-style LiveLyrics, watching full music videos, or simply sampling curated playlists of top artists and emerging performers. Browse throughout the app while your music continues playing in the background.

Want to get access to SoundHound search and history even faster? Identify a song or see what you’ve searched for previously with our SoundHound widget - all without opening the app! To add SoundHound to your widget list, swipe right on your iPhone’s lock screen. From there, scroll to the bottom, tap ‘Edit’ and then the ‘+’ next to SoundHound. You’re now ready to go!
If your phone is locked, you'll need to enter your passcode or use touch I.D. If your phone is unlocked and you’d like to add the SoundHound widget, just swipe down from the top edge and follow the steps above - or swipe right from your home screen.

Connected Apple Music Members can easily find and play a song hands-free using “OK Hound… “.
Use “OK Hound…” to access playlists such as:
• Your personal SoundHound music history
• Emerging artists across the globe
• Hottest tracks in the US and around the world
• The newest and most popular songs this week
• Songs you have favorited
• Playlists saved on your device

Or continue to access all of the great SoundHound features you know and love through the classic tap, swipe and type modes:

• Tap the orange button to instantly identify songs and see live lyrics, video playback, share, stream, or buy
• Sing or Hum into SoundHound, for results when you can’t get that song out of your head
• Access your History, showing your previous searches (register to ensure you can access all of your discoveries!) to add to your Spotify playlist
• Search hands-free. “OK Hound, what’s this song?”
• SoundHound saves all of your searches for easy playback

• View LiveLyrics, moving real-time with the music, and sing along
• Check out weekly featured songs, videos, artists & albums
• Find out what’s being played near you & around the world with our Music Map
• Learn about ‘Artists Born Today’, showcasing artists on their birthday, everyday
• Access artist photos & biographies, album release dates & band info
• See the hottest in new music, across Global, Emerging and Popular charts
• Learn about new releases using your voice. “OK Hound, what’s Taylor Swift’s latest song?”

• Play the full song and watch the music video with our embedded YouTube player
• Browse the top videos others are watching
• Listen to songs or playlists in your favorite connected streaming services, such as Spotify, Pandora, or Apple Music
• Apple Music Members can automatically save your history to a SoundHound playlist in Apple Music! Also stream the full song in SoundHound while following along with LiveLyrics
• Interact with the lyrics to navigate the song - double a line to jump to the chorus, skip ahead, or replay from the beginning.
• Purchase songs or albums instantly in iTunes
• Say it to play it. “OK Hound, please play Hello by Adele”

• Share your music discoveries to Facebook or Twitter
• Easily import your searched music and favorites into Spotify
• Apple Music Members can automatically save your history to a SoundHound playlist in Apple Music

• Top 10 Must-Have iPhone Apps - Bob Tedeschi, NY Times
• Best Music Engagement App - BILLBOARD Music App Awards
• "Genius, isn't it?" - B.B.C. World Radio
• "This is amazing... insane, right?" - David Pogue

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