ChartLyrics is a lyrics database sorted by artists or songs. The Lyric API uses either a SOAP or REST interface to allow users and developers to access the database. The API provides 2 functions. SearchLyric to search the available lyrics and GetLyric to retrieve the lyric.
Developers looking to create applications for music lovers may want to add specific features for song lyrics. The best way to do that, is with an Application Programming Interface (API) for lyrics. Here, we detail the top 7 APIs for Lyrics from ProgrammableWeb, based on user page visits.
The site claims a "huge collection of hit lyrics." Your next music application can tap into the database with the new ChartLyrics Lyric API. You can use it to search in several ways and, more importantly, obtain the text that makes up the words to popular songs.