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Finding the lyrics to your favorite jam no longer means having to visit a shady site.

That's because Google is bringing more lyrics right to its search results.

The Web giant has partnered with LyricFind, the world's largest lyric-licensing service, to add lyrics from more than 4,000 publishers to its search results and Google Play Music.

"We're happy to expand the depth and quality of lyrics available on Google's services," LyricFind CEO Darryl Ballantyne said in a statement. "We're working together to make lyrics available to a larger audience in a faster and more efficient way."

Google first added song lyrics to search results in 2014. Type "Stairway to Heaven lyrics" into the Google search bar, for instance, and you'll be greeted with a verse of the song—about 120 to 150 words; the rest can be found via a link to Google Play, where you can buy a song with one click, or give it a listen (if it's already in your music library). Microsoft's rival Bing engine launched a similar feature earlier that same year, adding song lyrics above search results that link to third-party websites.

Meanwhile on the lyrical front, Spotify last week expanded its "Behind the Lyrics" feature to two popular playlists, "Pride Classics" and "Loud & Proud," in celebration of Pride 2016. Just fire up one of those playlists, swipe down on a song's album art, click "Behind the Lyrics," and watch as fun facts, artist stories, and lyrics pop up on the screen, in sync with the music. The feature, available to all Spotify users on iPhone devices, is kind of like Pop Up Video (look it up, kids) for the streaming age.