STANDS4 Web Services:

Lyrics API

The Lyrics API from STANDS4 enables you to get album, artist and songs information for a given search term — along with direct links to the respected object pages on Lyrics.com.

Request URL:

http://www.stands4.com/services/v2/lyrics.php

Request parameters:

Parameter Value Required Default Description
uid string Y  

Your API user id

tokenid string Y  

Your valid developer token id

term string Y  

The term you would like to search for

format string N xml

The format in which you want the result return (xml or json)

Sample request URL:

http://www.stands4.com/services/v2/lyrics.php?uid=1001&tokenid=tk324324&term=forever%20young&format=xml

Response elements:

Element Description
results

Contains all of the query responses

result

Contains each individual response

song

The matching song title

song-link

Direct link to the song's lyrics page on Lyrics.com

artist

The artist the performs the song

artist-link

Direct link to artist page on Lyrics.com

album

The album name this song belongs to

album-link

Direct link to album page on Lyrics.com

Sample response:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<results>
	<result>
		<song>
			Forever Young
		</song>
		<song-link>
			https://www.lyrics.com/lyric/8237688
		</song-link>
		<artist>
			Johnny Cash
		</artist>
		<artist-link>
			https://www.lyrics.com/artist/Johnny%20Cash/1548
		</artist-link>
		<album>
			The Legend [Columbia]
		</album>
		<album-link>
			https://www.lyrics.com/album/784490
		</album-link>
    </result>
</results>
{
	"results": {
		"result": {
			"song": "Forever Young",
			"song-link": "https://www.lyrics.com/lyric/8237688",
			"artist": "Johnny Cash",
			"artist-link": "https://www.lyrics.com/artist/Johnny%20Cash/1548",
			"album": "The Legend [Columbia]",
			"album-link": "https://www.lyrics.com/album/784490"
		}
	}
}

Want to use this service?

The Lyrics API service is free to use for up to 100 queries per day.

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