SOURCE: Gracenote

November 20, 2008 08:00 ET

Gracenote Launches 'Lyrics To Go'

New Search Widget Gives Music Fans Easy Access to World's Largest Database of Authorized Song Lyrics

EMERYVILLE, CA--(Marketwire - November 20, 2008) - Gracenote® today announced it has launched Lyrics To Go, a new search widget that gives any music fan a quick and easy way to make lyrics available on their personal website, blog or Web profile.

Built for lyrics lovers everywhere, the Lyrics To Go widget works by simply going to http://www.gracenote.com/lyricstogo/ and acquiring the snippet of embeddable code. Music fans can then post the widget and have immediate access to the Gracenote Lyrics service with the world's largest authorized database of song lyrics. The widget allows users to enter any lyric text, artist name, or track name to immediately see complete, accurate, and licensed lyrics for their favorite songs.

"The lyrics of a song can be just as important as the music. We see Gracenote's Lyrics To Go widget as a great way for music lovers to enrich their experience," said Jim Hollingsworth, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Gracenote. "Now, fans can not only have direct and easy access to the largest and highest quality database of authorized lyrics available in the industry, but have the ability to share it with others as well."

About Gracenote

Gracenote, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, is a global leader in embedded technology, enriched content, and data services for digital entertainment solutions within the Internet, consumer electronics, mobile, and automotive markets. Formerly known as CDDB®, Gracenote delivers a substantially improved consumer experience in digital media devices and applications, plus media monitoring and other data services to the recording industry, making it an integral part of the digital media economy. Gracenote powers leading services including Apple iTunes, Yahoo! Music Jukebox, Winamp; home and automotive products from Alpine, Panasonic, Philips and Sony; and mobile music applications from Samsung, Sony Ericsson, KDDI (Japan), KTF (Korea), Musiwave (Europe), and others. Gracenote is headquartered in Emeryville, California. www.gracenote.com/corporate.

Gracenote and CDDB are registered trademarks of Gracenote, Inc. All other names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

Contact Information

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