YouTube Music gets a new Explore tab and song lyrics

Vlad, 07 May 2020

Today Google's new music streaming service is getting a couple new features. There's a new Explore tab in the YouTube Music app waiting to help you discover more tracks, and you also get song lyrics so that you can sing along to your favorite tunes.

The new functions should become available for both Android and iOS shortly, although this being Google the rollout might take some time to reach every YouTube Music user out there. Still, these new features are at least definitely on the way.

Both of these have been available for a small subset of users before, but now they're finally ready to roll out to everyone. The Explore tab lets you filter singles, albums, and music videos by genre or mood - think 'chill' and 'focus'. There's also a long list of moods to browse through if you're feeling adventurous.

Static lyrics are going to be shown in the mobile apps whenever available, but the obvious caveat here is that they aren't available for all of the content you can find on YouTube Music - not by a long shot. These work whether you're a free or paying user.


Reader comments

  • LGiusti84

No dedicated Roku and WebOS apps (among others) = No good

  • Anonymous

I actually also find Deezer to be better. I pay subs for both, but occasionally YT Music will just go off on this weird excursion of playing foreign music or repeating itself every 5 songs. If only Deezer worked with my Google Home (unsupported count...

Wheres spotify and deezer cost more, I subcribed Youtube Premium For 12€ and got Youtube musc Premium free. Good idea. Endless adless video with background play and PIP and Youtube Music Premium for free. Its batter in every way

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