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

Request URL:

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

artist string N  

The name of the artist or band

format string N xml

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

Sample request URL:

Response elements:

Element Description

Contains all of the query responses


Contains each individual response


The matching song title


Direct link to the song's lyrics page on


The artist the performs the song


Direct link to artist page on


The album name this song belongs to


Direct link to album page on

Sample response:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
			Forever Young
			Johnny Cash
			The Legend [Columbia]
	"results": {
		"result": {
			"song": "Forever Young",
			"song-link": "",
			"artist": "Johnny Cash",
			"artist-link": "",
			"album": "The Legend [Columbia]",
			"album-link": ""

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