Microsoft has partnered with Suno, an industry leader in AI-powered music generation, to bring songwriting capabilities to Microsoft Copilot via a dedicated plugin. This partnership enables users to prompt Copilot to generate songs with lyrics, instrumentals, and vocals. The possibilities are endless since all that is needed is a single sentence from which Copilot and Suno will take their cues to match the song to the users' requests. Thus, regardless of their musical background, anyone can create minute-long (on average) songs in their favorite genre about virtually any topic.
Interested users should have an active Microsoft account to sign in at the Copilot website. From there, users must enable the Suno plugin or click the Suno logo on the chat window. Then, once prompted, Copilot will reply with a newly minted song for users to jam to and share. For research purposes, I requested Copilot to generate a reggae song about being unable to finish your doctoral dissertation (a sad but true story), and it came up with an absolute banger. Although Microsoft's December 19 announcement made no mention of multilanguage support, I can confirm that Copilot was able to respond to a prompt in Spanish by generating a song with lyrics in the same language. I found that the lyrics were slightly better in the English version, which is understandable.
A final word of caution: I could also sign in and use Copilot with Suno in Firefox rather than Edge, but I did get a 5-song limit warning on Firefox that I did not get on Edge. Other than that, the experience using both browsers was fun, and the generated songs did not disappoint.