Genius makes Apple Music its official music player, will share its lyrics on the service

Starting today, Apple Music subscribers who visit Genius — the world’s biggest encyclopedia of music, built by artists, scholars, and “super-fans” — will be able to play any song in full right from the song page, simply by signing into their Apple Music account.

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Genius will provide lyrics to thousands of songs on Apple’s music streaming service. The Apple Music player is currently available on (desktop and iOS mobile web versions) and in the Genius iOS app.

Genius was founded in 2009. It currently has over two million contributors and a lyrics and knowledge database of more than  25 million songs, albums, artists, and annotations.