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How To Monetize Your Lyrics For Additional Revenue

Lyrics are frequently overlooked as a revenue source (royalties). Here's a rough sketch of how you can benefit from song lyrics as a potential source of revenue. (or skip all of the backgrounds and go straight to our solution at the bottom of this page) What Kinds Of Royalties Are Earned With Song Lyrics? The short answer is mechanical royalties . Mechanical Royalties are generated through physical or digital reproduction (e.g. streams) and distribution of your copyrighted songs. This applies to all music formats old and new such as vinyl, CD, cassette, digital downloads, and streaming services. Record labels, streaming services, etc. pay a mechanical royalty every time they reproduce and sell a CD of the music, AND for each time lyrics are displayed. The long answer depends on how you’re sharing your royalties with the sources that license them. Generally speaking, your distributor or record label – i.e., the entity monetizing your recording – is responsible for passing your well

DIY - Getting Your Lyrics Displayed On Spotify, Deezer, Apple Music, ...

Why would you want your lyrics to appear on as many services as possible? If the lyrics to a song are easily accessible, 88% of listeners will view them (e.g. by pressing an icon on a webpage or in an app) The addition of lyrics improves the listening experience. Listeners will be curious about what the artist is saying during live performances where artists are speaking / calling out to the audience (and are less audible). Law requires websites and services to pay royalties each time lyrics are displayed (songwriter royalties). With 88% of listeners viewing song lyrics, having your lyrics displayed on streaming services is a simple way to generate additional royalties! The process that is used to collect these royalties, also ensures that you receive royalties when your song is covered by another artist, when lyrics are used in books, sheet music, etc..   The steps to get your song lyrics on Spotify, Apple Music, etc. is relatively easy... and we have tools and guides to help you. The

What is LyricFind?

By Will Donohue Why We Wrote This Guide This guide was composed to provide you with a comprehensive breakdown of the lyric licensing company, LyricFind . In sharing information about what LyricFind does and why, we hope you will feel comfortable deciding whether or not LyricFind’s services are right for you. Moreover, offers artists / managers a way to submit their time-synced lyrics into the LyricFind system and we hope this guide helps readers to understand the importance of LyricFind and its data. Who Is This Guide For Songwriters and Lyricists who want to ensure their lyrics are properly licensed and are generating the maximum amount of royalties Music Publishers  whose lyric catalogs are being exploited without proper licensing Contents History of LyricFind What is LyricFind? LyricFind’s Services Registration What Does LyricFind Do For You? Notable Partners Sources History of LyricFind Christopher Book, Mohamed Moutadayne, and Darryl Ballentine founded LyricFin

Lyrics Submission Tools

We are constantly encouraging artists to publish lyrics to the main lyric databases. So, we felt it would help if we also share a few of the tools that we have.  Here are the links to the tools that we have created and are actively using while processing lyrics for use in various lyric databases. The workflow  You can use these tools in any order you please, BUT we personally get the most out of these tools when we work in the following order... Musixmatch   Genius LyricFind Format checker for Musixmatch URL: How to use:  Transcribe or use the lyric transcript provided by the artist.  Note: This tool only triggers when you drag & drop content into the white area of this tool.  If the lyric transcript is in another browser window, you can drag and drop text from that browser window into this tool.  If the lyric transcript is not yet in another browser window, then copy & paste the lyric into the Genius tool. Select