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Who Needs Shazam? Google Assistant App Adds Song Recognition

image from www.andropalace.orgGoogle has added song recognition to its Google Assistant app across all platforms.  Ask Google Assistant “what song is this?” or “what song is playing?,” and it shows the song's name, the artist, lyrics, and links to YouTube, Google Play Music and Spotify.  Move over Shazam...


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Music recognition had previously come to Google's Pixel 1 and Pixel 2 phones, but is now rolling out on all Google Assistant apps including iOS, Android and Google Home.