Lyrics Distribution (Apple/Musixmatch)

Symphonic has two methods and partnerships for lyrics distribution and submission; Apple Music and Musixmatch. Below is a brief overview of each and how you can interact with them.

Apple Music

Coming soon: Apple will require that tracks delivered to Apple Music/iTunes must have lyrics provided when there are vocals on the track.

You have the ability to submit lyrics to Apple Music via the SymphonicMS. This is available at the track level when you are submitting your track details. Select your audio style of either Instrumental or Vocal.

If you've selected Vocal, you may enter the lyrics within the lyrics box. 


It is important to follow the lyrics submission guidelines when doing so.

Other partners may also receive these lyrics; however, Apple Music is the main partner that ingests the lyrics entered in this section.


Symphonic has partnered with Musixmatch. This is an entirely free option for you to submit lyrics.

Musixmatch is a self-serve platform (meaning that Symphonic will not deliver Lyrics on your behalf and where artists and fans can submit lyrics/synched lyrics for their songs). Once lyrics have gone through the Musixmatch review/approval process, those lyrics will be available on multiple platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Amazon Alexa, and Tidal.

The link below will take you to the Musixmatch platform to claim your artist profile. Once you claim your artist profile on their platform, you will have a “Curator” status. This means that the lyrics you submit through your profile are more trusted, and the approval process will be expedited. Your lyrics will be available on the platforms after being approved by Musixmatch. 

You will also need to create a Musixmatch account to tie your Artist Profile to. It's similar to how you need to have a Spotify account before claiming a Spotify for Artist account. It does not matter if you create your Musixmatch account before or during the artist profile claiming process.

You can get verified by clicking on this link!


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