Songfacts Alternatives

    Songfacts is described as 'searchable database of song information where you can find out the stories behind the songs, get the lyrics, and watch the videos' and is an website in the Audio & Music category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Songfacts, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch. The best alternative is Shazam, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to Songfacts are SoundHound (Freemium), Genius (Free), TuneFind (Free) and Midomi (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Aug 27, 2021

    1. Shazam gives instant satisfaction for when you want to know the name of that song playing on the radio. Just point your phone towards the music source to identify the track- you can also buy it instantly or share your discovery with friends and family.
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      SoundHound is a music search and discovery app that listens to what is being played around you. Tap the orange button to instantly identify songs and see lyrics, share, stream, buy or simply explore more about artists you know and love or have just discovered.
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    2. Genius is an online knowledge focused on music. The site allows users to provide annotations and interpretation of song lyrics, news stories, primary source documents, poetry, and other forms of text.
    3. Have you ever heard a great new song on your favorite TV show and wondered what it was? The amazing users at TuneFind have your answer.
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    4. Midomi is a music search tool powered by your voice. Sing, hum or whistle to instantly find your favorite music and connect with a community that shares your musical interests.
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      WhoSampled, the service that identifies music samples Discover Music through Samples, Cover Songs and Remixes Dig deeper into music by discovering direct connections among over 778,000 songs and 251,000 artists, from Hip-Hop, Rap and R&B via Electronic / Dance through to...
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      Do you have a tune stuck in your head? Other apps are failing at naming your sample?
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      Hold MusicID up to music and it'll tell you the name of the song in seconds. MusicID is the slickest way to identify any song you hear on the radio, at the movies, at the club, at the grocery store, or anywhere.
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      A search engine for tunes and musical themes and a collaborative music encyclopedia. Only the melody needs to be known to search Musipedia or the Web. The melody can be played on a keyboard or whistled or sung to the computer.
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