When lyrics are available1, you can read them in the Music app on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch; in iTunes on your Mac or PC; in the Music app on your Apple TV; or in the Apple Music app on your Android phone.
You can't view lyrics in Airplane Mode or when you're not connected to the Internet. And, if you have explicit content turned off, lyrics might not be visible to you if they contain explicit words. Learn more about how to turn Explicit Content on or off on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, in iTunes on your Mac or PC, on your Apple TV, or on your Android phone.
Before you can view lyrics, you need to update your iOS software, get the latest version of iTunes, update the software on your Apple TV, or get the latest version of the Apple Music app on your Android phone.
Apple Music features might vary by country or region.
On your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Android phone
While listening to a song, tap or swipe up on the player at the bottom of the screen to open Now Playing. To the right of Lyrics, tap Show.
On your Mac or PC
While listening to a song, click at the top of iTunes, then click Lyrics.
On your Apple TV
While listening to a song, swipe up on the Touch surface of your remote and select .
Add custom lyrics
If lyrics aren't available for a specific song or you want to add your own, you can add lyrics to songs in iTunes on a Mac or PC:
- Open iTunes.
- Find the song that you want to add lyrics for and click to highlight it.
- From the menu bar at the top of your computer screen or at the top of the iTunes window, choose Edit > Get Info.
- Click the Lyrics tab, then select Custom Lyrics at the bottom of the screen.
- Enter your lyrics, then click OK to save them.
Custom lyrics that you save in iTunes on a Mac or PC are visible across all of your other devices as long as you're signed in with the same Apple ID on each device.
If you see inaccurate lyrics
If you notice incorrect lyrics, you can send Apple Music feedback.
1 Lyrics are not available for all songs.