How to Get Song Lyrics on YouTube Music

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This tutorial will teach you how to get song lyrics on YouTube Music. By following the simple steps in this tutorial, you will get the lyrics of songs you play on YouTube Music. To display the lyrics of a song on YouTube Music, we will use a free Chrome extension named Lyrics (YouTube /YouTube Music).

The best part is that you can also use this Chrome extension to get song lyrics on YouTube. There are many online platforms to listen to songs, such as Spotify and Apple Music.

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Both of these music services offer users to view the lyrics of songs. Access to a song’s lyrics makes it easier for users to sing along. However, this key feature is missing on YouTube Music.

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While you can use other music services that offer in-built functionality of displaying lyrics of songs, YouTube music holds leverage over other platforms because of the vast content available on YouTube, which might not be available on other platforms.

Additionally, there are chances that some songs are only available on You.

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How to Get Song Lyrics On YouTube Music

Step 1: Install the Lyrics Chrome extension using the link at the end of this tutorial.

Step 2: After installing this Chrome extension, open YouTube Music and play any song. Now, you will see a Lyrics pane on top of the playlists, as shown in the screenshot below.

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Step 3: Click on the Show button to see the song’s lyrics, as shown in the screenshot below.

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You can use the search functionality to find the correct lyrics if the lyrics are incorrect. Click on the find lyrics button to open a search bar on the interface. Type the song name and hit the search. After that, choose the song whose lyrics you want to see.

The Chrome extension did an excellent job displaying the correct lyrics during my testing. However, in very few cases, the displayed lyrics were not correct, and I had to use the search functionality to get the right ones.

Congrats, you can now access the lyrics of all your favorite songs on YouTube Music. The best part is that this Chrome extension also works with YouTube.

It adds the same lyrics pane on YouTube whenever you play a music video. Follow the same steps mentioned above to get the lyrics of songs on YouTube.

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Conclusion

We shared how to get song lyrics on YouTube Music in this tutorial. Lyrics is a free Chrome extension that makes it easier for users to get the lyrics of a song right on the YouTube music interface. The best part is that it also works for YouTube. The only limitation is that the lyrics don’t highlight the currently spoken words in the song.

Get the Lyrics Chrome extension.

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