LyricFind has partnered with Google to provide licensing for lyrics displayed in search results and within Google Play Music.
The firm provides a database of lyrics available for licensing and synchronised technology.
It then tracks, reports and pays royalties to publishers on a song-by-song and territory-by-territory basis.
LyricFind’s catalogue features songs published by 4,000 companies including Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV, Warner/Chappell Music Publishing and Kobalt.
“WE’RE HAPPY TO EXPAND THE DEPTH AND QUALITY OF LYRICS AVAILABLE ON GOOGLE’S SERVICES. WE’RE WORKING TOGETHER TO MAKE LYRICS AVAILABLE TO A LARGER AUDIENCE IN A FASTER AND MORE EFFICIENT WAY.”
DARRYL BALLANTYNE, LYRICFIND
Discussing the deal with Google, LyricFind CEO Darryl Ballantyne said: “We’re happy to expand the depth and quality of lyrics available on Google’s services.
“We’re working together to make lyrics available to a larger audience in a faster and more efficient way.”
As well as recent expansion in territories including Japan and Brazil, in 2015, LyricFind made moves into China after signing an exclusive partnership with local digital music distribution company R2G.Music Business Worldwide