How to Search for Songs on Boomplay – Quick Guide

Are you looking for an easy way to find your favorite songs and discover new music on Boomplay? With over 50 million tracks from African, European, and Asian artists, Boomplay has one of the largest music catalogs out there. But with so many songs to choose from, how do you find exactly what you want? Follow this simple guide to master searching and get the most out of Boomplay.

Getting Started on Boomplay

If you don’t already have a Boomplay account, download the app on your mobile device or visit to sign up. It’s completely free! Once you’ve created an account, you can start searching right away.

Search by Song or Artist Name

The most straightforward way to find a song is to simply search by the song title or artist name. Tap the search icon at the bottom of the app screen or use the search bar at the top of the Boomplay website. Type in a song, album, or artist name and select from the list of matching results. This works great if you know exactly what you’re looking for.

Browse by Genre or Mood

Want to explore new music by genre or find songs that match a mood? Boomplay allows you to browse music by genre categories like pop, hip hop, jazz, gospel, and more. You can also select moods like chill, focus, workout, or party to find fitting music. Tap “Explore” on mobile or use the browse menus on the website to find genres or moods that appeal to you.

Check Out Featured Playlists

For inspired song recommendations, check out Boomplay’s featured playlists compiled by musical experts and influencers. You’ll find playlists for specific genres, themes, activities, and more. Follow playlists like Afrobeats Hits, Love Songs, Hip Hop Classics, Gospel Praise, Party Starter, Chill Vibes, and many others. Play featured playlists shuffled or listen straight through.

Follow Artists to Get Song Updates

Discovering and following your favorite musicians on Boomplay makes it easy to stay up to date with new releases. Tap the artist profile to see their available songs and albums. Then hit the follow button so their latest tracks will show up in your personalized home feed and Release Radar playlist. Follow artists you love to be the first to hear new music the moment it drops.

Use Advanced Search Filters

If you still aren’t finding what you want, Boomplay has advanced search filters to narrow your query. After searching for a song or artist, tap “All Filters” on mobile or use the left sidebar on the website to filter by genre, mood, release date, language, popularity, and more. You can apply multiple filters to drill down on the perfect search results.

Still Can’t Find the Song?

If you still have no luck finding a particular song, make sure you have the correct title and artist name. Check the spelling and any featured or alternate artist names associated with the song. You can also tap the search result to pull up the full song page, then use the “Related Songs” section to find similar tracks. If the song simply isn’t available on Boomplay, you can request they add it using the “Request Song” link on desktop.

Searching for your favorite music on Boomplay is quick and easy when you use these helpful search tips. Let us know if you have any other questions in the comments! For more guidance, check out the Boomplay support center. Now get ready to fill your playlists with amazing African, European, and Asian hits. Happy listening!

Frequently Asked Questions About Searching on Boomplay

How do I find songs by lyrics?

Boomplay does not currently allow lyric searches. Your best option is to search for the song title and artist, or look up the full lyrics online to identify the song name and performer.

Why can’t I find some songs/artists on Boomplay?

Boomplay’s music library is extensive but does not have every single song available. If you can’t find a specific track, it simply may not be licensed for their platform yet. You can request they add it using the “Request Song” link.

How do I find my recently played songs?

On mobile, tap your profile icon at the bottom > Recent plays. On web, click your profile picture > Listening History. You’ll see your latest songs here.

How do I search my personal song downloads and playlists?

Use the search bar to find downloads and playlists. Downloaded songs will have a download icon beside them in search results. Playlist names matching your term will appear if available.

Can I search friends’ playlists and music?

You can only search your own playlists and downloads, not those of friends or other users. For privacy reasons, you can’t browse or search other users’ content.

I hope this detailed guide helps you master searching for songs on Boomplay! Let me know if you have any other questions.

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