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Description

Genius is the world’s biggest collection of song lyrics and crowdsourced musical knowledge.

SEARCH 1.7 MILLION+ SONGS
Find annotated lyrics for all your favorite songs, or browse what's hot on Genius.

TAP HIGHLIGHTED LINES TO READ ANNOTATIONS
Explore a world of knowledge, crowdsourced from millions of obsessed fans – the Genius community.

GET THE FACTS BEHIND THE TRACKS
With verified content from artists and producers.

FIND LYRICS FOR THE SONGS PLAYING AROUND YOU
NEW: Get Genius lyrics for currently playing music on your phone! Let Genius match lyrics with your songs on Spotify, Pandora, Play Music, Soundcloud and more.

Or hold your phone up to the music, tap the soundwave button (powered by ACRCloud), and lo, the annotated lyrics appear.


*Genius requests the "Notification access" permission only to listen for music. We promise we'll never access, read, or save your notifications.

 Free in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Aug 04, 2015 (over 3 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 26 days, on average.

Apr 12
2018
(Current)
Version Varies with device

Bug Fixes

Jan 08
2018
Version v.2018.01.09

Thank you for using Genius! We've been hard at work making the app better for you. Here's what's new in this release:
- A new look and feel across the app
- A brand new video experience
- Bug fixes and other improvements

Dec 20
2017
Version v.2017.12.21

Bug Fixes

Oct 25
2017
Version v.2017.10.26

Bug Fixes

Sep 28
2017
Version v.2017.09.29

Bug Fixes

Sep 27
2017
Version v.2017.09.28

Bug Fixes

Aug 27
2017
Version v.2017.08.28

Bug Fixes

Aug 22
2017
Version v.2017.08.23

Thank you for using Genius! We've been hard at work making the app better for you. Here's what's new in this release:
- A new Album Page
- View all albums by artist
- Bug fixes and other improvements

Jul 17
2017
Version v.2017.07.17

Thank you for using Genius! We've been hard at work making the app better for you. Here's what's new in this release:
- A new Album Page
- View all albums by artist
- Bug fixes and other improvements

Jul 14
2017
Version v.2017.07.14

Thank you for using Genius! We've been hard at work making the app better for you. Here's what's new in this release:
- An improved profile screen
- Article search
- Bug fixes and other improvements

Apr 24
2017
Version v.2017.04.25

Thank you for using Genius! We've been hard at work making the app better for you. Here's what's new in this release:
- An improved profile screen
- Article search
- Bug fixes and other improvements

Dec 15
2016
Version v.2016.12.15

Thank you for using Genius! We've been hard at work making the app better for you. Here's what's new in this release:
- Bug fixes

Dec 14
2016
Version v.2016.12.14

Thank you for using Genius! We've been hard at work making the app better for you. Here's what's new in this
release:
- Bug fixes

Nov 07
2016
Version v.2016.11.07

Thank you for using Genius! We've been hard at work making the app better for you. Here's what's new in this
release:
- Featured video on the home screen!
- A new videos section containing original Genius content
-
Album info and a "Next song" link at the bottom of each song page
- Bug fixes

Nov 04
2016
Version v.2016.11.04

Thank you for using Genius! We've been hard at work making the app better for you. Here's what's new in this
release:
- Saved songs: save your favorite songs and view their lyrics offline!
- New and improved song
page
- Bug fixes for Persian, Hebrew, Arabic, and other RTL languages

Nov 03
2016
Version v.2016.11.03

Thank you for using Genius! We've been hard at work making the app better for you. Here's what's new in this
release:
- Saved songs: save your favorite songs and view their lyrics offline!
- New and improved song
page
- Bug fixes for Persian, Hebrew, Arabic, and other RTL languages

Sep 02
2016
Version v.2016.09.02

Thank you for using Genius! We've been hard at work making the app better for you. Here's what's new in this
release:
- Saved songs: save your favorite songs and view their lyrics offline!
- New and improved song
page
- Bug fixes for Persian, Hebrew, Arabic, and other RTL languages

Aug 30
2016
Version v.2016.08.30

Thank you for using Genius! We've been hard at work making the app better for you. Here's what's new in this
release:
- Saved songs: save your favorite songs and view their lyrics offline!
- New and improved song
page
- Bug fixes

Jul 28
2016
Version v.2016.07.28

New: View your recently played tracks from Spotify, Pandora, and more - right on the homepage of the Genius app!
We've also added automatic refresh to the homepage and a number of bug fixes and stability improvements.

Jul 26
2016
Version v.2016.07.26

New: View your recently played tracks from Spotify, Pandora, and more - right on the homepage of the Genius app!
We've also added automatic refresh to the homepage and a number of bug fixes and stability improvements.

Jun 30
2016
Version v.2016.06.30

Bug fixes and performance improvements

Jun 27
2016
Version v.2016.06.27

Learn more about your favorite songs with a new page for song facts! Try it out by tapping "Song Info" in the
header of any song. And we heard that you wanted offline support, so starting now we'll save the homepage, top songs,
and featured article for viewing at any time. We've also added pull-to-refresh to the home page and a number of bug
fixes and stability improvements.

Apr 21
2016
Version v.2016.04.21

NEW: Search by voice! Try "OK Google, search Taylor Swift on Genius"
NEW: Redesigned search with top result,
lyrics matches, and better results
We've made lots of improvements to search in this release, with voice search
(Try "OK Google, search Taylor Swift on Genius"), a "top result", highlights that show matches with a song's lyrics, and
a more accurate search algorithm.
We've also added some animations and design tweaks so the app feels sleeker,
smoother and more responsive.

Apr 20
2016
Version 1.9.2

Apr 07
2016
Version 1.9.1

Mar 16
2016
Version 1.8.5

Feb 18
2016
Version 1.8.4

Feb 17
2016
Version 1.8.2

Feb 03
2016
Version 1.7.0

Jan 15
2016
Version 1.6.0

Jan 14
2016
Version 1.5.3

Dec 17
2015
Version 1.4.4

Nov 30
2015
Version 1.4.2

Nov 25
2015
Version 1.3.1

Oct 08
2015
Version v.1.3.0

Google sign in, for one-click access to your Genius account.
Support for Android Marshmallow!

Sep 18
2015
Version 1.2.0

Genius is the world’s biggest collection of song lyrics and crowdsourced musical knowledge.

SEARCH 1.7 MILLION+ SONGS
Find annotated lyrics for all your favorite songs, or browse what's hot on Genius.


TAP HIGHLIGHTED LINES TO READ ANNOTATIONS
Explore a world of knowledge, crowdsourced from millions of obsessed fans – the Genius community.


GET THE FACTS BEHIND THE TRACKS
With verified content from artists and producers.


FIND LYRICS FOR THE SONGS PLAYING AROUND YOU
Hold your phone up to the music, tap the soundwave button (powered by Gracenote), and lo, the annotated lyrics appear.

Sep 04
2015
Version 1.1.0

Genius is the world’s biggest collection of song lyrics and crowdsourced musical knowledge.

SEARCH 1.7 MILLION+ SONGS
Find annotated lyrics for all your favorite songs, or browse what's hot on Genius.


TAP HIGHLIGHTED LINES TO READ ANNOTATIONS
Explore a world of knowledge, crowdsourced from millions of obsessed fans – the Genius community.


GET THE FACTS BEHIND THE TRACKS
With verified content from artists and producers.


FIND LYRICS FOR THE SONGS PLAYING AROUND YOU
Hold your phone up to the music, tap the soundwave button (powered by Gracenote), and lo, the annotated lyrics appear.

Sep 03
2015
Version 1.0.0

Genius is the world’s biggest collection of song lyrics and crowdsourced musical knowledge.

SEARCH 1.7 MILLION+ SONGS
Find annotated lyrics for all your favorite songs, or browse what's hot on Genius.


TAP HIGHLIGHTED LINES TO READ ANNOTATIONS
Explore a world of knowledge, crowdsourced from millions of obsessed fans – the Genius community.


GET THE FACTS BEHIND THE TRACKS
With verified content from artists and producers.


FIND LYRICS FOR THE SONGS PLAYING AROUND YOU
Hold your phone up to the music, tap the soundwave button (powered by Gracenote), and lo, the annotated lyrics appear.

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