CBS Interactive - Metrolyrics

CBS Interactive - Metrolyrics

MetroLyrics is the premiere destination for song lyrics online, with a legal database of over 700,000 titles.

MetroLyrics is the most popular lyrics website worldwide, boasting the most comprehensive database of legal lyrics in the world with over 700,000 titles. With a best-in-class design and first-to-market social media sharing features, MetroLyrics is the web's premiere lyrics site.


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News on CBS Interactive - Metrolyrics

Vancouver Entrepreneur Alan Juristovski Passes Away
It is with deep sadness that we report the death of Vancouver entrepreneur Alan Juristovski. Alan passed away on Friday, November 22nd. Alan, along with Milun Tesovic, co-founded the music lyrics... more
Meet This University's Entrepreneur of the Year and His Successful Startup
Matias Marquez is Simon Fraser University's Entrepreneur of the Year for 2011. SFU's fourth annual award honoured Matias for founding Buyatab.com, a company that provides digital gift card... more
Vancouver's MetroLyrics acquired by CBS Interactive Music Group
Update: CBS has confirmed with a press release today. Techvibes is at the Banff Venture Forum over the next two days and some of Canada's smartest entrepreneurs have descended on this resort town... more
Metrolyrics Partners with Boost Mobile
MetroLyrics makes waves once again as they’ve just announced their partnership with Boost Mobile in hosting Be Heard, a campaign where users create content for a chance at winning 10,000... more
MetroLyrics hits 45 Million pageviews in January 2010
Which music websites are the top three most visited in the world? iTunes? Yahoo! Music? MySpace? If those were your three guesses (I know they were mine), you’re only two for three; while... more
How MetroLeap Media turned song lyrics into success
How many times have you searched online for lyrics to a song? Odds are, plenty of times. And you’re not alone. Vancouver company Metroleap Media has turned searching for lyrics into a... more
An Evening with Alan Juristovski and Milun Tesovic of MetroLyrics.com
For their January event the Vancouver Enterprise Forum has invited the founders of a local success story to share their extraordinary growth story with us on January 25th. This entertainment... more
Cardinal partners with MetroLyrics, announces Milun Tesovic to Board of Advisors
Plenty of news from our Calgary friends Cardinal today, not only are they headed to the C100’s 48 Hours in the Valley looking for funding, they’ve also announced that they are... more
Canadian New Media Awards Announces 2010 Nominees
The Canadian New Media Awards (CNMAs) organizers announced the final 2010 nominees last night in Toronto. The CNMAs are the country’s only nationwide competition that clebrates the... more
Vancouver's Lyric Pusher takes story to Huffington Post
Yesterday Alan Juristovski, Co-Founder and CEO of Vancouver's MetroLyrics, wrote a guest post for the Huffington Post yesterday that rattled off some pretty impressive stats regarding the Internet... more
MetroLyrics mingles with Smartwords
Smartwords, a subsidary of Wordnik, has signed on Vancouver's MetroLeap Media, which runs MetroLyrics, as a partner for its project. Smartwords, partners of whom include Forbes, Huffington Post,... more
MetroLyrics profiled on CBC
Last week Techvibes wrote about local web startup MetroLyrics and the fact that they're now making $10 Million per year on lyrics... legally. CBC has caught wind of the success story and last... more
MetroLyrics makes $10 Million per year on lyrics... legally
Great article in the New York Times yesterday titled Lyrics Sites at Centre of Fight Over Royalties about the ubiquity of song lyrics on the web and Vancouver's own MetroLyrics.com. Techvibes has... more
2010 Ready to Rocket list announced
Vancouver's Rocket Builders announced their eighth annual Ready to Rocket 25 list this evening naming 25 privately held BC companies that are "best positioned to capitalize on the 2010 technology... more
Digital Media People to Watch in BC in 2010
One of the benefits of blogging about technology in BC is the opportunity to meet and interact with innovative technology leaders and evangelists every day. During 2009, we had the pleasure of... more
BIV 2009 Forty Under 40 - Tech Edition
After 20 years, Business in Vancouver continues to find 40 outstanding young business professionals worthy of the Forty under 40 distinction each year. Forty under 40 celebrates the depth of... more
MetroLyrics partners with Winamp
Vancouver's MetroLeap Media is closing off the year with a bang. As part of major update released last week, media player Winamp has integrated a number of online services including MetroLyrics for... more
MetroLyrics' Milun Tesovic named Global Student Entrepreneur Champ
Vancouver's Milun Tesovic, Co-Founder of Metroleap Media Inc. and full time student at Simon Fraser University, has been named the Global Champion at the 2009 Global Student Entrepreneur awards... more
MetroLyrics leverages Google Friend Connect
This week Google introduced a new set of Google Friend Connect features that let site owners help their visitors get to know each other and personalize their site's experience and content.... more
Vancouver Entrepreneur named to Billboard's Top 30 under 30
As couple of interesting news items related to Burnaby's MetroLeap Media this week. Billboard Magazine just released their “30 Under 30″ list of the top industry power players under... more
Metroleap Media adds to their Advisory Board
Vancouver's MetroLyrics.com announced today the formation of an advisory board that includes some heavy-hitters in music, search, and Internet Marketing. Joining the MetroLeap Media board are... more
ComScore's Top Startups in Canada - July 2009
As a follow-up to PEER 1's July 2009 Canada Startup Index yesterday, comScore has provided us with their take on the top contenders based on May 2009 data. In the above chart, the Online % Reach... more
Pacific finalists for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards.
Ernst & Young unveiled this year's Pacific finalists for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards yesterday and there are some very deserving candidates on the short list. The 2009... more
BC's Top 100 Tech companies event
BCTIA is hosting their annual BC's Top 100 Tech Companies TechForum event next week. Hear from BC Tech companies that made the Business in Vancouver Top 100 list - companies that continue to grow... more
ComScore's Top Startups in Canada - May 2009
As a follow-up to PEER 1's May 2009 Canada Startup Index on Monday, comScore has provided us with their take on the top contenders based on March 2009 data. In the above chart, the Online %... more
MetroLeap Co-Founder named Champ of 2009 National Student Entrepreneur Competition
Advancing Canadian Entrepreneurship (ACE) announced today that the 2009 National Student Entrepreneur Competition Champion is full-time Simon Fraser University student Milun Tesovic of Metroleap... more
MetroLyrics.com growing traffic and headcount
MetroLyrics.com continues to grow at break-neck speed and MetroLeap Co-Founder and CEO Alan Juristovski is having a little fun along the way. Juristovski is organizing "the most useless virtual... more
AOL and MetroLyrics singing from the same song sheet
Looks like we were definitely on to something. Vancouver's MetroLeap Media has entered into a strategic relationship with AOL Music that will see MetroLyrics providing song lyrics for AOL Music... more
ComScore's Top Startups in Canada - April 2009
As a follow-up to PEER 1's April 2009 Canada Startup Index yesterday, comScore has provided us with their take on the top contenders based on February 2009 data. In the above chart, the Online %... more
MetroLyrics time on the Startup Index coming to an end?
Something is brewing at Metroleap's MetroLyrics.com. Mysteriously an AOL Music logo has appeared in the footer of their site. Add to that the fact that the "Lyrics" link on AOL Music's site links... more
ComScore's Top Startups in Canada - March 2009
As a follow-up to PEER 1's March 2009 Canada Startup Index on Friday, comScore has provided us with their take on the top contenders based on January 2009 data. In the above chart, the Online %... more
BC Student Entrepreneur Provincial Champion named
Milun Tesovic, Co-Founder of Metroleap Media Inc. and full time student at Simon Fraser University, has been named the 2009 British Columbia Student Entrepreneur Provincial Champion by national... more
ComScore's Top Startups in Canada - February 2009
As a follow-up to our February 2009 Canada Startup index on Friday, comScore has provided us with their take on the top contenders. In the above chart, the Online % Reach is the percentage of... more
Burnaby-based site is 7th largest music Internet property worldwide
Burnaby's MetroLyrics - the first lyrics-dedicated site to provide legal, licensed song lyrics - announced yesterday in Cannes at the MIDEM Conference that in addition to being the leading lyrics... more
ComScore’s Top Startups in Canada - January 2009
As a follow-up to our January 2009 Canada Startup index yesterday, comScore has provided us with their take on the top contenders. In the above chart, the Online % Reach is the percentage of... more
Canada Startup Index - January 2009
Rank CompanyTTR 1   MetroLeap Media Inc. 342metrolyrics.comTTR: 342Compete: 268Alexa: 416  2   PlentyofFish Media 475plentyoffish.comTTR: 475Compete:... more
Vancouver Startup Index - January 2009
Rank CompanyTTR 1   MetroLeap Media Inc. 342metrolyrics.comTTR: 342Compete: 268Alexa: 416  2   PlentyofFish Media 475plentyoffish.comTTR: 475Compete:... more
Vancouver's MetroLyrics represented in Cannes
The CEO of our current top site on the Canadian Startup Index is going to Cannes, France in January. Alan Juristovski of MetroLeap Media Inc. (and MetroLyrics) has been... more
ComScore’s Top Start-ups in Canada - November 2008
As a follow-up to our November Sun Startup Essentials Canada Start-Up Index yesterday, we've arranged with comScore to get some real data behind what our numbers mean. While we agree that Alexa and... more
MetroLyrics goes Mobile
Vancouver's MetroLyrics announced today an agreement to be the first to extend authorized lyrics licensing services to mobile devices and iPhone applications via a WAP portal. Beginning today,... more
SuperStartup MetroLyrics profiled in BIV
Techvibes Start-up Index SuperStartup MetroLyrics is getting some great offline coverage - this week's Business in Vancouver includes an article by Curt Cherewayko titled MetroLeap's business plan... more
MetroLyrics hits #1 in Online Lyrics
MetroLeap Media announced last week that its flagship site, MetroLyrics, has become the most trafficked lyrics site in the world. With more than 22 million unique users per month up from 14 million... more
MetroLyrics get Authorized
Vancouver-based MetroLeap Media announced today that they have an signed an agreement with Gracenote to provide their flagship site - MetroLyrics - with Gracenote's catalog of lyrics. Gracenote is... more



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