How to Add Lyrics to Spotify?

To get lyrics on Spotify, You would need to sign in to Musixmatch account then become a verified artist and then you can Add Lyrics to Spotify via Musixmatch.

When you add lyrics on Spotify then the words of a song display.

Why do I need a Musixmatch account to add lyrics to spotify?

Musixmatch is a verified account of Spotify. It has been designed to add lyrics to Spotify and sync with lyrics.

So, become a verified artist for easy uploading, editing, and syncing of lyrics on Spotify.

The great thing is that it is free for Spotify artists. But if you buy a paid plan you will unlock some more exclusive features on Musixmatch.

How to sign up with Musixmatch account?

Go through the following pointers to sign up with Musixmatch account:

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  • Scroll down the screen and click on Get started.
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  • Choose your Musixmatch pro plan to unlock exclusive features.
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  • Otherwise, you can start with a free plan. So, click on Sign-in and continue with the free plan given below the paid plans.
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  • Then, click on Get Started.
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  • Choose the email address by which you have signed up for your Spotify account to sign up with the Musixmatch account.
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  • Follow the prompts to create the account.
  • Fill in the application form.

How to become a verified artist?

You can become a verified artist on Musixmatch and unlock the doors of possibilities.

Follow the following steps to become a verified artist on Spotify in no time:

  • Go to the homepage of the Musixmatch Pro.
  • Navigate to the Roster and click on Add Artist.
  • Add your Spotify artist’s profile URL to complete the required info.
  • Wait for a few days until you receive a verification email from Musixmatch Pro.
  • Open the email when you receive it and click on the link to complete the verification process. You can be asked to provide more info to verify your account.

How to add Lyrics to Spotify via Musixmatch account?

Before diving into the steps for adding lyrics, you should make sure that the Spotify account that you are using is premium.

If you have an ad-free Spotify premium plan, check the following steps:

  • Sign in to your Musixmatch Pro account.
  • Go to the homepage of the site.
  • Select Roster.
  • Pick a song from your To Do or Music tabs.
  • Select Lyrics.
  • Add or edit lyrics.
  • Then, click on Send to publish your lyrics to Spotify.

Which things should I keep in mind when adding lyrics to spotify?

Some things you should keep in mind when you are adding lyrics to Spotify without any flaws.

Follow the following terms and conditions:

  • Before transcribing, editing, or syncing lyrics, you should listen to the song properly.
  • Don’t copy and paste when you transcribe. Be original in your work.
  • You should transcribe the script in their native scripts.
  • Don’t use the multipliers when you are transcribing lyrics. Suppose any artist sings the same line 4 times, you should write the same line 4 times. Avoid multipliers.
  • You should use tags such as Verse and Chorus to do different labelling of sections of your songs.

How Should I do Syncing with lyrics?

Do syncing with lyrics and boost your music portfolio on Spotify. Learn here how you can do it:

  • Visit the homepage of the Musixmatch Pro.
  • Select Roster.
  • Pick a song from your To Do and Music Tabs.
  • Select the option of Sync.
  • Musixmatch breaks down lyrics from line to line. Add the accurate timestamps of each line of lyrics.
  • Double-check your timestamps.
  • Click Send to publish your changes to Spotify.

Which things should I keep in mind while Syncing with lyrics?

Syncing with lyrics should be accurate from the first line to the last line. Follow the following guidelines to achieve flawless syncing here:

  • Synchronize each line in time with time. Start your timestamp from the first word of the song.
  • If there are multiple vocals in the song. Create the timestamp of only the main vocal.

How to Add Credits to your Spotify song?

Have you submitted lyrics and sync? If yes, do one more thing. It is essential. Don’t forget to add credit to your song.

Everyone who has contributed to your song should get a credit here. Give credit to the songwriter, musician, and producer.

You can do this by selecting tags from a drop-down menu. In this way, you can credit each one associated with your lyrics.


1. How to add lyrics to Spotify in Japan?

If you are residing in Japan, you have to create an account on PetitLyrics to add or change lyrics to Spotify. Musixmatch doesn’t work in Japan for Spotify.

2. On which platforms will my lyrics appear other than Spotify?

Musixmatch makes you add lyrics on multiple platforms including Spotify. Look at the list given below:
1. Apple Music
2. Amazon Music
3. Instagram
4. Tidal
5. Shazam
6. Jio Savan
7. Google Search Results
8. YouTube music
9. Bing search results
10. Yandex

Emily Johnson is a talented audio engineer and podcast producer. She has been using Spotify for the last 7 years as a creator and listener.

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