Power your music, television or music project by licensing access to the world's most authoritative lyrics database. musiXmatch commercial licensing customers include: music services, cable companies, websites, OEM, software developers, electronics manufacturers, mobile application creators, and more. Whether you're looking to enhance your existing venture or launch a new project, musiXmatch has the content you need to attract new visitors, boost your SEO and grow your business.
musiXmatch Content Includes:
Music Discography Meta Data: Lyrics, Artists, Albums, Song Titles, Biographies, Worldwide Charts
Lyrics Database: With more than 7 milion lyrics catalogue in more than 50 distinct languages, daily updated with more than 1 million artists and more than 20 million music tracks
Music Publishers: Currently musiXmatch is the only lyrics platform allowed for worldwide licensing and has deals with top Music Publishers: Warner Chappel, Universal Bmg, Emi Publishing, Sony ATV, Bmg Rights, Kobalt Music
Other Licensing Details:
Minimum Price: We offer data licensing packages, through our scalable Lyrics API, that are customized to meet your needs with annual fees ranging from USD $25,000 to higher depending on the audience for the data and which data are being licensed. We are not able to offer any sort of data license for less than USD $25,000. Our lyrics rates are variable and based on volume and needs. For web/mobile usage we do charge per CPM (which means 1,000 lyrics viewed by end user) for not less than 1,4 USD CPM.
Data Delivery: Licensed data is delivered via our JSON Lyrics API. We do not provide static, flat data feeds. In order to access musiXmatch's licensed data, you will need to be able to implement a web tracking in order to properly allow us to report to Music Publishers and Songwriters. Licensing customers usually update their data set once per week, though more frequent updates may be available if required.
Restrictions: musiXmatch, at the moment, does not exchange content or enter into partnerships in exchange of "branding opportunities".Additionally, musiXmatch will not authorize our data to be re-distributed or sub-licensed to another third party.
Use common sense: If you're unsure, just ask us - Our terms of service allow for most reasonable non-commercial uses and testing purposes. If you're doing something you think might be a problem or if you have any questions, just contact us.
Credit: Please give us due credit when using the musiXmatch API. Display a musiXmatch logo available on the logos page along with a link to http://www.musixmatch.com/resources when displaying lyrics provided by the API.
Don't do anything illegal. Be good: Don't use the API in connection with anything that promotes or takes part in any products, services, or materials that we would consider malicious, hateful, or illegal or offensive
The data is protected by copyright: Lyrics are copyrighted content and musiXmatch works directly with Music Publishers and Songwriters to ensure the right monetization of lyrics and the right exploitation of this content. You may not sell, lease, share, transfer, or sublicense the API or access to the API to any other party than the API key holder. You can cache our data to lighten bandwidth and improve latency, but don't crawl/spider our API and make a copy of our data to steal our mojo.
Help us to keep down bandwith and server costs: Don't use the API in a manner that exceeds reasonable request volume, or constitutes excessive or abusive usage as determined by musiXmatch.
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