How to view song lyrics in Apple Music on your Mac

By , Sep 23, 2016


If you use Apple Music to listen to your favorite tracks on your Mac, then it’s easy to follow along with the lyrics of any song.

You can view song lyrics on your Mac in one of two ways; either from the main iTunes window, or from the iTunes mini player. We’ll outline the steps for both ways to view song lyrics in Apple Music on your Mac below.

View lyrics from the full iTunes window

If you aren’t using the iTunes mini player, you can view a song’s lyrics by following these steps:

1) Click on the Menu button at the top of the iTunes interface.


2) From the drop-down menu, click on the Lyrics tab.


3) The lyrics of the song you’re listening to are now displayed in the drop-down menu interface:


View lyrics from the iTunes mini player

If you’re using the iTunes mini player, then there’s another way to view song lyrics while you listen to Music. Follow these steps instead:

1) Click on the Menu button at the bottom right of the mini player window.


2) Once the window expands, click on the Lyrics tab.


3) The lyrics will now be displayed inside of the expanded mini player window:


Now that you know how to view the lyrics of any song from Apple Music on your Mac, you’re ready to sing along whenever you want to.


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  • Codvisp

    A million thanks Anthony!

  • Chloe Elizabeth Wade

    U listen to Taylor swift ew she’s terrible all pop is terrible especially her she just leaves guys and makes terrible songs about it rap music is way better black Hippy are my favorite

    • Yaseen AlSuwaidan


      • Chloe Elizabeth Wade

        Yes plus you gave a terrorist name so your opinion is invalid

      • Yaseen AlSuwaidan

        Nop. I am a simple accountant. You more likely to ever hold a gun than I ever would. In a rate of 10? I am a 1. You are 010

    • rick

      Listen to her albums and you’ll change your mind.

      • Chloe Elizabeth Wade

        I’m not into pop music I’m into rap like black hippy

      • Chloe Elizabeth Wade

        Also all she does is leaves terrible guys and makes terrible songs about it I’m surprised she hasn’t ran out yet as she only makes songs about breakups pretty much

    • Chloe Elizabeth Wade

      I won’t I’ve heard most of her songs bc so many people play them idk why they do and I just hate em