Abner Li. YouTube Music in recent weeks has seen a spurt of new features from a revamped Now Playing screen to cloud library uploads. Search also links to streaming services where you can start listening immediately. A tap opens the mobile app or website to the listing, but does not start playback.
How to Use Sound Search
You're watching a video on YouTube, and it has a catchy song playing in the background. You want to find the song from this video, but how do you figure out what music it is? Identifying some music tracks is easy, while others require a little more persistence. Follow our step-by-step walkthrough to find the music in any YouTube video you watch. The first step is the easiest, but it's one that many people overlook. You'll often see credits for copyrighted music in video descriptions. YouTube adds this information automatically when it detects licensed music. This is part of the Content ID system that allows copyright owners to claim their intellectual property on YouTube. Thus, your first stop should be the video's description box. Click Show More to see the whole description.
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You have just finished watching a video on YouTube and really liked the song that was playing in that video. While you are on a YouTube video page, click the video statistics button available below the video player and you will see detailed information about the song including the name of the artist and the album. This trick will only work for videos that are using music from the Audio Swap Library. Option 2 - If a YouTube video includes a popular sound track, you can use a music identification services to figure out the name of that song. These services can identify instrumental music as well. First install Shazam on your mobile phone, launch the app, play the YouTube video on your desktop and bring the phone near the computer speaker.