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Apple Music drops "Lyrics To Live By" celebrating songwriters

Time Synced Lyrics on iOS 13
Time Synced Lyrics on iOS 13 (Image credit: Apple)

What you need to know

  • "Lyrics To Live By" celebrates Apple Music's new live lyrics feature
  • Songwriters like Halsey, SAINt JHN, and Hunter Hayes are some of the artists featured
  • The area houses various video series, Song Books, and and Essential playlists

Apple Music's update in iOS 13 includes the new live lyrics feature which lets users follow the lyrics to the their favoirte songs in tempo with the music. Reported by Billboard, Apple is celebrating the new feature with "Lyrics To Live By", a new section of Apple Music that highlights some of the most accomplished songwrites in the industry.

The days of embarrassing yourself because you don't know the right lyrics to your favorite songs are over. Apple Music's new lyrics view feature highlights lines as they're being sung, rapped, or spoken - no matter how mumbly or shouty. The feature will change how people interact with the music they love by putting the words at the forefront. To celebrate this new frontier in the listening experience, we're showcasing the most accomplished and beloved songwriters in music.

Apple Music Lyrics To Live By

The first section of "Lyrics To Live By" is a video series focused on some of today's best songwriters, featuring artists such as Halsey, SAINt JHN, and Hunter Hayes.

The second section, titled Modern Masters, features Song Books from artists showcasing songs that they have performed or had a part in writing for another artist. Artists featured in the section include Sia, Ed Sheeran, and Bebe Rexha.

The final area, called Songwriting Gods and Goddesses, features Essential playlists of some of the industries most celebrated artists. Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, and Joni Mitchell are some of the songwriters included in the list.

Whether it's today's biggest artists telling the personal stories behind the indelible lines that double as invaluable life advice," the page reads, "or robust playlists showcasing the sharpest lyricists in the history of music, you'll have a whole new appreciation for that your favorite artists are saying, not just how they're saying it.

"Lyrics To Live By" is available on the Browse tab in Apple Music. If you check out any of these artists' work on Apple Music, make sure to try out the new lyrics view feature on iOS 13.

Joe Wituschek
Joe Wituschek

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.