“The new lyrics feature in Apple Music might not be powered by a third-party company, according to a new job posting found on Apple’s website,” Buster Hein reports for Cult of Mac.
“It appears that Apple instead plans to do most of the work compiling lyrics all on its own by hiring ‘a team of lyrics curators with excellent writing skills, music knowledge, and attention to detail,'” Hein reports. “Apple’s new job posting for a Lyrics Curation Manager gives a bit of insight into the project that will be responsible for maintaining Apple Music’s lyrics database. The feature is set to debut as part of iOS 10, giving listeners the ability to find out what a singer is really saying in just seconds.”
Hein reports, “Apple Music’s new lyrics feature comes right after Spotify turned off its lyrics due to the expiration of its deal with Musixmatch.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Finally having lyrics easily available is going be a great feature addition in iTunes and Apple’s Music app.
iTunes 12.5 and iOS 10 Music app to add lyrics to song playback – August 12, 2016