- Spotify brings the karaoke experience to its users with its newest feature, making lyrics a seamless part of the streaming experience[/caption]
Sing along with the lyrics of your favorite Spotify songs on GoSURF
Music-loving Filipinos are in for a major treat as Spotify recently unveiled a new feature that allows users to sing-along to their favorite tunes, karaoke-style, using the Spotify app.
The latest app integration is making lyrics a seamless part of the Spotify experience on desktop. Powered by Musixmatch, the world’s largest lyrics catalogue, the ability to sing along to one’s favourite tunes is just a click away.
Customers just need to cue up any song and hit the new Lyrics button, located next to the play bar, to start singing along with the lyrics. They can also search and browse popular lyrics from Spotify’s top songs using the Explore feature.
As Spotify’s exclusive telecommunications partner in the Philippines, Globe Telecom is currently offering access to the music streaming service to its customers at affordable rates. With Spotify Premium standalone promo of only P129 for 30 days, users get access to ad-free listening experience, play any song on-demand, listen to the highest audio quality, and download music and listen offline.
“Filipinos are known for their love for music and karaoke the latest sing-along feature on Spotify will surely provide a wonderful music experience that will be inherent to any Pinoy. With the karaoke feature, Globe customers on Spotify will now be able to sing-along to their favourite tunes without going to a karaoke bar and spending more,” Globe Senior Vice President for Consumer Mobile Marketing Issa Cabreira said.
In addition to providing better sing-along experience, Spotify is also rolling out to desktop users its latest updates:
· Its new and improved Friend Feed makes it easier than ever to discover what friends and loved ones are listening to. Users simply have to scroll down the sidebar to see what playlists, songs and artists their friends and loved ones are enjoying.
· Spotify is also revamping its charts by introducing daily viral charts, allowing users to use the most shared tracks, as well as local region based play counts. Additionally, all charts now feature indicators to highlight new music and how tracks are performing day by day.
“We’re excited to bring an update to one of our key platforms – one that makes the experience smoother and introduces some great features and integrations” said Dave Price, Director of Product at Spotify.
“Following in the footsteps of previous successful app integrations such as Songkick, we’re thrilled to bring desktop listeners such a sought-after feature as lyrics,” he added.
The integration of Musixmatch brings one of the most popular apps into the main Spotify desktop experience, joining partners like Songkick and Topspin. Additionally, Spotify also has collaborated with BBC Playlister, Swarm, Digster, Filtr and others to create richer experiences that complement Spotify and help form new music experiences across its own platforms. The updates will roll out gradually to all desktop users over the coming weeks.