Lyricfind Announces Fender Partnership For Lyric Integration In Fender Songs
Fri Oct 25, 2019

On October 22, 2019, LyricFind announced a partnership with Fender and their latest innovative app, Fender Songs. Players will now have instant access to the lyrics from millions of songs within the app, as dynamic lyric display becomes an increasingly important part of the way we engage with music.

The integration of lyrics in Fender Songs weaves seamlessly into the app’s on-demand song learning for beginners and experienced players alike  - from lyric overviews in practice mode to a “karaoke-style” scrolling lyrics as they play along in real time.

LyricFind is pleased to announce a partnership with Fender Music Instruments Corporation, to provide lyrics to its new app, Fender Songs. The app allows users to practice, play along, and perform to millions of their favorite songs on guitar, ukulele or piano.

Fender Songs will draw on LyricFind’s extensive database of lyrics in more than a dozen languages, with lyrics that are fully vetted to get both aspiring and experienced players singing the right words along with their favorites. The integration of lyrics in Fender Songs weaves seamlessly into the app’s on-demand song learning for beginners and experienced players alike. The app provides several ways to access lyrics, including lyric overviews in practice mode and a “karaoke-style” scrolling lyrics in play-along mode.

"Lyrics play a powerful role in deepening our relationship to music, especially when we move from listeners to students and aspiring artists,” said LyricFind’s VP of Sales, Roy Hennig. “We're thrilled to partner with such a storied instrument and music brand to encourage more fans to become music makers."

“We’re excited to expand our digital products offering with Fender Songs. Songs will allow our players to access practically any song they want and provide quick and easy-to-learn chords they can practice directly on the app,” said Ethan Kaplan, General Manager of Fender Digital. “Working with LyricFind, publishers and record labels, we’ve been able to ensure artists' songs and lyrics are fully licensed, taking our relationships with them to a new level.”

LyricFind has worked for more than a decade to bring lyrics into new digital settings and formats, where musicians and fans want them most. By making sure lyrics are everywhere and fully licensed, LyricFind has created a new revenue stream for songwriters, artists, and publishers, strengthening listener engagement in the process.

About LyricFind:
LyricFind is the world’s leader in licensed lyrics and has licensing from over 5,000 music publishers, including all the majors: Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV, Warner/Chappell Music Publishing. LyricFind has built a quality-controlled, vetted database of lyrics available for licensing and synchronized technology, servicing clients like Amazon, Deezer, Microsoft and many more.

About Fender Music Instruments Corporation:
Since 1946, Fender has revolutionized music and culture as one of the world’s leading musical instrument manufacturers, marketers and distributors. Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC)–whose portfolio of brands includes Fender®, Squier®, Gretsch® guitars, Jackson®, EVH® and Charvel®–follows a player-centric approach to crafting the highest-quality instruments and digital experiences across genres. Since 2015, Fender’s digital arm has introduced a new ecosystem of products and interactive experiences to accompany players at every stage of their musical journey. This includes innovative apps and learning platforms designed to complement Fender guitars, amplifiers, effects pedals, accessories and pro-audio gear, and inspire players through an immersive musical experience. FMIC is dedicated to unlocking the power of musical expression for all players, from beginners to history-making legends.