In another example of the ongoing battle over copyright, LyricWiki, the popular song lyric index and wiki, recently announced a major change that significantly reduces the functionality of its API (our LyricWiki API Profile). Although the API has not been shut down completely, the recent modification removes the core functionality that allows users to retrieve song lyrics.
Want to create web mashups about music? You have lots of sources to choose from as there are over 25 music APIs listed on ProgrammableWeb including most popular Last.fm API. Music APIs can aid developers with library metadata, streaming radio databases, social interaction features, and more.