If you want to be able to have all your favorite tunes with you no matter where you are then you need a tool that will help you find songs. The following list of apps are dedicated to making finding songs fast and easy so that you can create personalized playlists and even share those playlists with your friends through some of the offerings. They offer a great way to feed your love of music.
The best song discovery apps for the iPad
31 Mar 2021, by  Cherry Mae Torrevillas
This is a music app for iPad. With the music discovery app for iPad, you get unlimited listening and curated new music from hundreds of genres (indie rock, hip hop, electronic, remixes and more). Indie Shuffle's smart playlists are the first step in your music discovery! Simply find a track and hit play; a playlist to help you find new artists and music is made for you. Indie Shuffle is the first step in your music discovery.
- Free mobile app
- No listening limits
- Favorite tracks to create and save personal playlists
- Share songs you love via Facebook and Twitter
- Tracks curated by real people (aka a team of music enthusiasts only posts about the best jams)
Every day, thousands of people write about music they love—and it all ends up here. In the iPad app for discovering new music, you will find posts across hundreds of sites and bring them all together for an endless stream of new music. Listen, read posts, favorite tracks, and follow sites and friends to create your own custom music feed. Each week, this iPad music app features an unreleased album and a new edition of the newsletter, so you’ll always hear the best new music first.
- New releases
- Latest news
- All genres of music
This music key finder app can be used to identify the key note of a song via various methods. All analysis is performed locally on the device, so doesn't use your mobile data allowance. The results of a scan can then be saved to be referred to later if required. If there is a song that changes key part way through, on the song detail page you can enter the chords, or analyze via the microphone while you play that part of the song.
- Analyzing live music via the devices’ microphone
- Analyzing a local audio file on the device
- A set of user-entered chords
Here's your one stop solution to finding the hottest music out there, purchasing it, and then even sharing it with others. The Shazam app provides users with a multi-featured tool that will allow you to discover some of the biggest music happening in the world today. The app even supports the brand-new Apple Watch so you can listen to your music and check out the song title, the artist, and the lyrics. Features of the app include being able to view the lyrics to songs, being able to preview songs before you decide to buy them, share your songs through social media, start your own iTunes radio station, watch videos on YouTube, and connect to Spotify.
- Discover the trendiest music worldwide
- Preview songs then buy them
- Share your favorite songs through social media
- Watch YouTube videos
- Connect to Spotify through the app
- Start your very own iTunes radio station where you decide what to play
- View lyrics to songs
Doesn't it drive you crazy when you've got a song stuck in your head but you can't think of the name of it yet you know you love it? The SoundHound + LiveLyrics app can perform all kinds of music-related tasks for you and one of those is giving you the ability to hum into your device and the app will search for the song that matches it. This app makes it possible to also find out the music is that is currently being played near you. When you want to find out more about a song just tap on the orange button to discover the artist and title, stream it, and share it. You can add and save songs to your playlist, you can preview songs before you buy them, you can watch music videos, and share your favorite songs to Twitter and Facebook.
- Learn about the music that is playing around you
- Create your own playlist
- Preview songs before you buy them
- Watch music videos
- Share music with ease
Are you the type who enjoys getting lyrics to go along with your music listening experience? The Musixmatch app has been made specifically for you so that you can listen to all the songs in your library with the added bonus of enjoying synced lyrics. The catalog of lyrics is extensive which means there's a good chance the song you're looking for will be here. What's cool is that if you can't think of the title of the song you can start to type in the lyrics you can remember and it will search with that information. Perhaps there’s a song playing in your car, in the store you’re at, or at a friend’s house; if so, just tap on the button to identify which song it is.
- Enjoy listening to your favorite songs with synced lyrics
- If a song is playing on the radio that you want to identify just tap on the button to figure it out
- If you can’t remember the name of the song just type in some of the lyrics
How would you like a whole new and unique way to discover and enjoy listening to music? The Wall Of Sound app attempts to be all of that for you by giving you a new way to navigate and experience the music. With this app it's possible to build your own library with the top songs out there today as you listen to them and also view them. You’re getting both an audio and visual experience here. The app feature social network sharing, you can get previews of songs that relate to ones you love, the app supports background play, and it supports AirPlay. The app uses gesture controls in order to move through it with ease.
- The app gives users a way to experience their music in an audio and visual way
- The app supports AirPlay
- The app supports background play
- Get previews of songs that are like ones you love already
With this app you can search and listen to a variety of music; you can discover new music of your favorite bands and artist. It is especially for those who love artists like Sukima Switch. Just enter the artist’s name you like in the search box. You can also view and listen to song hit, watch popular, video. Features:
• Create ‘My List’ of favorite artists and songs
• Search the anime list separately from the 1990s
• Automatic stop
• Save each video you like