LyricFind is the world’s leader in licensed lyrics solutions and is trusted by some of the biggest names in the industry, including Amazon, Google, YouTube, Deezer, Microsoft, Soundhound, iHeartRadio and many others. LyricFind provides its partners with an extensive catalog of accurate and fully legal lyrics, licensed from all the ...
LyricFind, the leader in lyric licensing, announces the launch of two charts, U.S. LyricFind and Global LyricFind to be presented weekly on Billboard.com, the leading global destination for news, charts, trends and innovations in music.
“Searching for lyrics is easily one of the largest music discovery methods globally, with billions of annual requests made through our syndicated services alone. And this chart of lyric searches is very powerful data which is set to become one of the leading barometers of future hit records worldwide,” said Will Mills, Chief Revenue Officer, LyricFind.
“There is a huge consumer interest in lyrics, which is one of the key ways fans engage with songs,” explained Silvio Pietroluongo, Director of Charts, Billboard. “This chart highlights the fastest gaining tracks in lyric search queries, adding yet another way for Billboard to measure music discovery in today’s music landscape.”
The U.S. LyricFind and Global LyricFind charts rank the top trending lyric inquiries, through LyricFind’s syndication service.
LyricFind leads the market of lyric licensing, synchronisation and reporting and dominates the space with more than 100 licensees including Amazon, Pandora, Deezer, Shazam, Microsoft, Yahoo, SoundHound and HTC, among others.
In August 2015, Billboard.com hit 14.62 million worldwide monthly uniques, according to comScore. Billboard magazine regularly scores news-making covers with top artists including Lana del Rey, Lady Gaga and Elton John, Selena Gomez, and The Weeknd.
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The leader in the legal lyrics space, LyricFind has licensing from over 4,000 music publishers, including all the majors: Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony-ATV, Warner/Chappell Music Publishing and Kobalt – and has also built a quality-controlled, vetted database of those lyrics available for licensing and synchronised technology. Behind the scenes, LyricFind tracks, reports, and pays royalties to those publishers on a song-by-song and territory-by-territory basis.
Billboard is the world’s most influential music brand, built on the most complete and well-respected database of charts across all music genres. The Billboard charts define success in music. From the iconic Billboard magazine to Billboard.com which is the ultimate consumer-facing destination for millions of passionate music fans, to the industry’s most elite conference series and influencer events including the Power 100 and Women in Music – the Billboard brand has unmatched authority among fans, artists and the industry alike. Billboard has a total social following numbering more than 14.6 million across platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Billboard magazine has scored major news-generating covers recently including Jimmy Fallon, Azelia Banks, N.W.A, Britney Spears, Florence Welch and Selena Gomez.