Google updates Music Search OneBox - Yahoo! enhances Music Search

Google is rolling out update to their music search OneBox, that enable you to search and more easily discover songs, all via a simple Google web search. Now, when you enter a music-related query like the name of a song, artist or album, search results’ll include links to an audio preview of those songs provided […]

Google is rolling out update to their music search OneBox, that enable you to search and more easily discover songs, all via a simple Google web search. Now, when you enter a music-related query like the name of a song, artist or album, search results’ll include links to an audio preview of those songs provided by iLike, Lala. Google also links to other music sites: Pandora, Rhapsody and imeem. When you click search result you'll be able to listen to an audio preview of the song. "With Lala, you can hear one full length preview per song. Each subsequent play will be a 0:30 clip," explains Lala.

In a releated new, Yahoo! alsol rolled out a similiar feature “Since launching a partnership with Rhapsody in September 2008 and launching the FoxyPlayer last year, We’ve made it easier to find music videos, artist information, and play full length songs from within the search results page. With Search Assist, Search Monkey, and Yahoo! Shortcuts, just search for your favorite artist, and you’ll see images and videos, and hear full-length songs all in one place”.