Apple Music subscribers will now be able to get a little more bang for their money thanks to an exciting new partnership with the lyric website Genius. Earlier today, Genius announced that Apple Music subscribers can now see texts on almost any song they listen to through the app's text section. Even better, the text integration is already complete, and Apple Music users can immediately benefit from the new feature.
In addition, Apple Music is now the official music player for Genius.com. What this means is that subscribers visiting the Genius website can log into the site and play songs directly from the browser. It's a nice little advantage that certainly makes the Apple Music experience a little more convincing.
"Being able to read texts and comments on Genius while listening together on Apple Music is a dream genius experience," said Ben Gross of Genius. a statement. "We are proud to make Apple Music our official music player, and we're twice excited to bring Genius lyrics to their amazing platform."
Genius blog posts on the new partnership read in part:
Text on Apple Music does not look exactly as they do on Genius since we have another formatting (such as section headlines), but the lyric content will be consistent on both platforms . For now, it means we will not be able to tell if the text of a particular song on Apple Music comes from Genius or not, but updates may be available in the future, so keep up to date!
On how the neck and neck battle between Apple Music and Spotify shakes, a report from this past summer claimed that Apple Music now boasts more paying subscribers than Spotify in the United States.