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Bing’s New Music Video Search Results Page Showcases Popular Videos With Related Artists & Albums Lists
Bing has rolled out a new music video search results page today. From now on, when searching for a music video by song title, artist or album, users will see the following box at the top of their search results, showcasing the “most popular” music video related to the search, along with details and a list of “Top Songs” connected to the video.
Bing says it is showcasing videos from, “Leading sites including YouTube, Vimeo, MTV, Artist Direct and more.” The subsequent videos listed under the featured video are sorted by relevancy based a user’s search by song title, artist or album.
Users can preview a video and see more details without having to click on a search result by mousing over a video link, as shown here with a preview of U2’s video for Sweetest Thing.
The new music video search results page also includes a related artists and a related albums list, offering users a chance to explore more content.
As an added feature, Bing has assembled certain videos according to how the songs were compiled on an album. Using Pink Floyd’s classic Dark Side of the Moon as an example, Bing lists songs from the album in their original order along with the featured video.
Claiming more than 1.7 million songs, 70,000 artists and a half million albums, Bing boasts it has, “the most comprehensive set of videos possible spanning genres, decades and geography.”