Version 5 of the popular music-identifying app SoundHound just hit the Play Store, bringing a handful of enhancements and improvements to the app.

The first thing you'll notice is the new interface, which features a new homescreen with a "carousel of content" where you'll find top songs, most shared songs, and most tweeted songs. Also in the carousel is a new "song stream" feature where you can hear new singles from various artists directly within the SoundHound App.

One of my favorite things about the update is that it brings Spotify integration. Once you've searched a song, there's a new option to "Play Now in Spotify," which is absolutely fantastic.

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The update also brings an improved LiveLyrics panel - simply double-tap it to expand the panel, or flip the phone into landscape to make it fullscreen.

The update is live now in the Play Store; hit the widget to grab it.

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[SoundHound Blog]