7 Extensions Every Music Lover Needs Installed on Chrome

Dave LeClair 13-06-2013

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Today, we are going to look at Chrome music extensions for music lovers. No matter how you want to consume your music on the web, these Chrome extensions will be perfect for you. With the magic of extensions and apps, Chrome has the ability to make your web browser your number one place to enjoy your music.

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Lyrics For Google Chrome [No Longer Available]

This handy extension lets you get the lyrics from many popular music services like YouTube, Grooveshark,, and Google Play. Any music buff who wants to get to know the lyrics to their music better should have this extension installed in their browser.

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In addition to adding lyrics to the popular music players, it also gives you the ability to search for lyrics to any song, so even if you are listening to music in a player that is not supported by the extension, you can manually pull up the lyrics.


Zazoo [No Longer Available]

Zazoo turns YouTube into your own karaoke machine. It adds scrolling lyrics to thousands of official music videos, so you can rock out the music while following along word for word. In addition, the extension offers song cords for many songs, which is a great for guitarists to practice their skills.

chrome music addon

Besides working with YouTube, this extension offers ways for you to follow your favorite artists, add comments and chords, and more.

Radio Player Live [No Longer Available]

With this extension, you can stream music from almost any source on the web. This gives you an unheard of amount of options and flexibility. It allows you to add custom sources, so almost anything you want to hear is available.


chrome music addon

Setting this Chrome music extension up will take a bit longer than the others, but it’s worth the time. After all, what other extension offers such a wide of range of options for listening to music right in your browser. Spend a few minutes getting everything set up, I can promise, you will be glad you did.

Better Music for Google Music

Google Music is an awesome cloud-based place to keep your music library. It offers a slick player that works right in your browser. This extension makes the already fantastic music player even better by adding some incredibly useful features.

chrome music addon


The features it offers are scrobbling, toast notifications for new songs, and play controls without having to switch to the Google Music tab. This can be a real time saver, as you can change the music without leaving your current tab. Scrobbler

For fans of, this is a must-have extension. It supports a lot of popular music platforms, and it will go a long way towards helping better understand your musical tastes. Its a simple extension, but one that is well worth having if you use as your primary Internet radio service.

iTunes Search – Songs/Albums [No Longer Available]

If you use iTunes as a way to purchase your music, this extension is awesome. It simply allows you to search for an album or song right from within your browser. A simple menu will pop open when you click the extension’s icon, in which you can type in what you are looking for.

chrome music add on


When you see a song or album you like, you can click the “View” button to have it open the iTunes page.

Flutter [No Longer Available]

chrome music extension

Flutter is a really cool extension that allows you to use your webcam to control music using gestures. It supports Spotify and plenty of other desktop players with the help of its desktop app. The Chrome extension adds some really useful functionality such as the ability to use the gestures on YouTube videos.


If you want to use your browser as a way to take in your music, these extensions will work perfectly for you. No matter what you are looking to do with your music, you will love having these extensions installed.

What Chrome extensions do you like using in Google Chrome? Hit the comments section below and let us know!

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  1. Anonymous
    August 27, 2015 at 8:28 pm

    Hi there. I made an extension to play music and audio in general called Extereo Audio Player. I'd love to get your feedback! Thanks.

  2. Kenny
    June 21, 2013 at 3:01 pm

    I came across a warning recently on Better Music for Google Music.

  3. Eric S
    June 13, 2013 at 8:15 pm

    Going to have to try a couple of these!!

    • Jenna London
      June 17, 2013 at 8:45 am

      'Lyrics for google chrome' sounds very useful! I've always claimed that anyone whoever uploads music to youtube must also attach the lyrics to his songs. I'm gonna try it on torch browser cuz I don't use google chrome, so let's hope it will work smoothly :)

  4. Jon
    June 13, 2013 at 6:50 pm

    Nice list. Zazoo is also available for Firefox.

  5. Inderpal Shingari
    June 13, 2013 at 3:59 pm

    Flutter is very good indeed.