Tired of mumbling the words to your favorite songs? Now you don't have to! The Lyrics add-on for Winamp for Android
displays lyrics and automatically scrolls in time with the song you're listening to (lyric synchronization is not available on all songs). Available now in the Google Play store for only $2.99.
To get the Lyrics, download the latest version of Winamp for Android
(v1.4) from Google Play
. Launch Winamp and from the Home screen tap on the icon for the Winamp Store and then select Lyrics from the list of add-ons.
The Lyrics add-on supports millions of songs from over 40,000 artists and 200,000 albums. All the lyrics are licensed and royalties are paid to the publishers and songwriters. The lyrics add-on is available for users in: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and the United States. With more countries coming online in the future.
Turning Lyrics On:
From the Now Playing Screen, tap the screen to reveal the overlay menu. The fourth icon from the left (see picture below) is the Lyrics toggle.
Tap the icon once to show Lyrics on top of album art. Tap it a second time to hide the album art. Or tap it a third time to turn Lyrics off again.
The Free version of Winamp offices users a Lyrics preview of the first few lines of the song (Lyric sync not available).
With Lyrics on, you'll notice an icon in the top right-hand corner of the Now Playing screen. This icon lets you know the status of the Lyrics. Tap the icon to reveal the notifier which will give you additional track information including lyric status.
A green icon indicates synced lyrics. Where a yellow icon indicates un-synced lyrics are available. And finally, a red icon indicates that lyrics are not yet available for that track.
Synced Lyrics Available
Lyrics Available (without sync)
No Lyrics Found
By default explicit lyrics are turned off. If you want to see the uncensored version of the lyrics, go to the Winamp Home Screen >> Menu >> Settings >> scroll to the end of the settings screen and place a check mark next to "Explicit Lyrics".
Reporting Wrong Lyrics:
If you notice that the lyrics are incorrect for a certain song, you can send us a report. From the Now Playing screen, select Menu >> "Wrong lyrics?". We'll also give you the option to hide them.
Note: If you are also an Album Washer
user, the long hold feature on the Now Playing screen is disabled while lyrics are on. You can still Wash your tracks from any list view or by turning off lyrics and long pressing on the album art in Now Playing.
Check out the Album Washer Tutorial
Lyrics are provided by LyricFind who manages all lyrics licensing and publishing.