If you would like to know more about a song, you can directly go to the detailed song description panel, including album art and metadata information, like song name, artist name and genre. For more details, if you would like to divide all the song tracks into different groups, you may need the genre of the songs so that more tags could be added to them. For some users, finding the artist name or song name could be an easy task. While, they would encounter some difficulties on how to find the genre of a song. Actually, the way to find genre of a song is similar. But if this is your first time to seek for the tutorial, then this article would be helpful to you. Next, I will list several methods to find genre of a song on various programs.
Method 1. Find the song genre on All Music
Just as you have known, if you are really a music enthusiast, All Music is the music app you should not miss. AllMusic is an online music guide service website owned by All Media Network, LLC. AllMusic claims to have the largest music digital archives, including about 6 million digital music, and the largest cover library, with more than 500,000 cover image scans. The database also uses several generations of Windows Media Player and Musicmatch Jukebox to identify and organize music collections. Users can get access to the metadata information of the songs easily on this website, including artist name, genre, copyright information, product number, similar artists and so on. So, I believe if you are a music fan, you must have gathered a lot of fantastic music files. Here, in order to find the song genre on All Music, please follow the steps below to locate the exact information.
Step 1. Log into All Music. On the main panel, you can choose to view all the music files via Genres tag. Once you clicked Genres option, all the genres could be listed and the songs could be divided into different genres.
Step 2. Find the genre of the song specifically. Choose a song and click it to enter the detailed information panel where you can find release year, artist, album, song genres, song styles and so on. If the song has not been associated to any genres, you can manually add the genres to it.
Method 2. Find the song genre on Groove Music
Groove is the music player that comes with win10, and it is also the music player controlled by Cortana by default. You only need to call out “Cortana” and the specific music you would like to listen to, then Groove music would play the song for you automatically. Based on the reviews, Groove music presents the good sound quality and you can find more than 40 million tracks on this player. At the same time, it allows you to listen to your own song tracks which have been uploaded to OneDrive. What’s more, you can obtain easy collection and playlist construction on Groove music. So, if you are fond of listening to music on Groove music, then the way to find song genres would be also quite easy. For the details, you can refer to the following steps.
Step 1. Locate Groove music and open the program on your computer.
Step 2. On the main panel, choose “My Music” option, then you can find the “Filter” menu. Click the “Filter” option to select “Only on this device”. Then, you can enter the music track panel.
Step 3. Select the album you would like to choose to find the genre of the song. Then, you can click “Edit info” option to enter the editing panel. On the “Edit Album Info” panel, you can edit and view all the information of the song, including genre. What’s more, you can click the pencil button to update the genre information you like.
Step 4. Click the “Save” button after you have found the genre information of the song. By the way, if you would like to update the genre information, you can update the genre of the song by clicking the pencil button. If some other song information are missing, you can click “Find album info” button to download the info for the song from the Internet.
Method 3. Find the song genre on iTunes
Another song genre finder you can rely on is iTunes. As the default tool and music player for iOS users, iTunes can directly allow users to import the music tracks for playing. Also, iTunes can easily help users to sort the tracks by different parameters, like by genre, types, styles of music and so on. Usually, the genre would be automatically added to the song, if you would like to view the genre information of the song, the simple tutorial would be helpful to you.
Step 1. Open iTunes on your computer.
Step 2. Enter the songs panel. Once you entered the song list, you can see “Genre” in the view option. Click “Genre” option to view the songs under the same genre.
Step 3. Locate the song you would like to check. After clicking “Genre” option, you can find many genres in the list, choose one genre, then you can find many songs listed next to “Genre” column. Also, if a song doesn’t have a genre, you would find a blank text box. Then you can import the proper genre information in the box and finally press “Enter” key.
Method 4. Find the song genre with an MP3 tagger
In addition, asides from the above media players which contain the detailed information of the songs, you can also seek several pieces of MP3 tag programs. What is a MP3 tagger? Simply speaking, this is a tool which can directly contain and show the tags for a MP3 track so that users can easily find the exact song tracks based on the tags. Usually the tag includes genre, types, artist name, song name, released year, album info etc. Here I would recommend two MP3 taggers for your further information, and also I will present the steps on how to fully use the song genre finders.
MP3tag is a piece of software for MP3 editing and management. You can manage your MP3 files according to the categories you set up. You can also rename, add comments, etc. And this software is very small and easy to use. The MP3 tag editor can support automatic or interactive search for album art and change (from the Web or SD card) and MP3 tag information of the entire catalog/album. So it is quite easy to find the genre info of a song by adopting this program.
Step 1. Download and install MP3tag on your computer.
Step 2. Launch MP3tag and load the MP3 files from your computer.
Step 3. Find the genre information of the song you prefer. Once all the songs have been imported to the program, you can simply click the song you would like to check. Then all the information related to the song would be showed accordingly, including Title, Artist, Album and so on. More importantly, the Genre of the song can be easily located because once the song has been loaded to the program, it could automatically divide the song to the specific genre. Therefore, you can easily find the genre on the song list.
Leawo Tunes Cleaner
As a more comprehensive music and mobile phones files management and clean-up tool, Leawo Tunes Cleaner would be quite easy for users to locate all the song information. As well, Leawo Tunes Cleaner could be used to detect the duplicates in your current media player, download and edit music tags as well as completing the music information, including the album, song name and artists and so on. With Tunes Cleaner, the music tags can be easily edited according to your own preferences, furthermore which could allow users to detect the exact MP3 track information over the Internet. In comparison with MP3tag, you can refer to the following notes for more information. You can find, to some extent, Leawo Tunes Cleaner would be more outstanding.
- Leawo Tunes Cleaner doesn’t only clean up the duplicate files, but also can be used as the tag editor which could allow users to manually edit the tags based on own preferences. Also this tool could automatically detect the songs which don’t have the complete song information.
- Leawo Tunes Cleaner can also automatically find the missing information of the songs over the internet due to the powerful music database.
- Leawo Tunes Cleaner can directly detect and remove and edit the songs information via iTunes. It can easily clean up the iTunes library and other music libraries by several clicks.
- The clean-up and MP3 tag editing process are quite simple. You can easily complete the tag editing procedures and the information filling by following steps.
Step 1. Download and install Leawo Tunes Cleaner on your computer.
Step 2. Open Leawo Tunes Cleaner and click “Open Music Files” to scan the local MP3 files on your media player. Also, this program can scan the music folder as well.
Step 3. Load the MP3 files. All the MP3 files could be scanned and showed on this program.
Step 4. Find the genre info of the song. These music files are usually stored in different groups. Then locate your targeted music files you would like to edit. Choose it and you can find the “New Tag” option at the bottom where you can find and edit the “Artist”, “Album”, “Year”, and “Genre” information.
Note: The auto music tag adding feature of Leawo Tunes Cleaner has been discontinued. You could use it to add or edit music tags manually.