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Get Paid to Write Song Lyrics – Websites to Sell Your Music and Lyrics

It’s hard to find good places online where you could sell your song lyrics and music. So I set on a quest and found those websites for you, my loyal readers and visitors.

Most of these websites are places where you can join, for free and some are paid, but mostly it’s one time fee and price is really low. If you believe in yourself and your music, then paying a small fee is nothing, cause you can get much more in return.

So, without any further delay, here is the list of websites where you can sell lyrics, and you can sell music online too. You will get paid to write song lyrics for other artists, or you can get paid for selling your own music.

The list is generated randomly, and I recommend to check every site, since every single of them is unique.

Sell Your Lyrics and Music – If you write songs, lyrics or poems and want to become a hit songwriter, they can help you sell your songs and lyrics.You Determine What Price to Sell Your Songs for, and You Keep 100% of the Price if Your Songs Sell. Helping Songwriters, Lyricists and Poets Succeed in Songwriting. – Ditto Music offers the best service, and the best deal in the business. As an artist, you’ll pay a small upfront fee to get your music into hundreds of online stores including iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, and eMusic. You can also set up a record label, become eligible for charts all over the world, sell your work on pre-release, and take advantage of other great Ditto features. Most importantly, you’ll keep the rights to your music and 100% of the royalties that your music generates.

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(source) – Songbay is a completely unique music service and market place for everyone working professionally in the music Industry.Anyone with an interest in sourcing, licensing, buying or selling music or lyrics can be involved with Songbay. It brings everyone together under one roof. – By joining ASCAP you can begin to register your songs, collect performance royalties and take advantage of many exclusive career benefits. As the only member-owned performing rights organization in the U.S., ASCAP is free from conflicting interests. Everything that ASCAP does, from collecting and distributing royalties to protecting and strengthening copyright to developing and supporting your career, is done to serve you throughout your life in music. There is a one time, nominal processing fee of $35 to apply for ASCAP membership, but there are no annual dues. – Smashsongs lets you license music & lyrics directly to both media and other performers. Smashsongs members are able to upload their entire repertoire on their profile page and the smashsongs Music Library Buyer Search where media professionals,record labels, performers and managers are free to search for appropriate music that suits their licensing needs. – fanmusic is a music community that was founded in 2012. All posts are reviewed by site members. A review includes a comment on the posted work and a rating. The site uses a six star ratings scale with “1” being the worst and “6” being the best. Members have the option to sell their songs. Work is sold commission free with PayPal handling the online payments. Members keep full copyright to their uploaded work. – With the tools they have available to promote your music, SongCast makes it easy for you to sell your music online. SongCast offers a streamlined and affordable music distribution service where artists and labels can release music into major digital stores such as iTunes, AmazonMP3, Google Play, Spotify, Rhapsody, Emusic, and MediaNet. – is a forum, where you can buy, sell,share lyrics and much more. It’s the true music lover community, where you will be able to connect with other people that share same interest. And maybe you’ll be able to find someone that’s ready to pay you good for your amazing lyrics and music.

There you go, the list is not huge, but I’m sure you’ll choose the one that fits you best, and you’ll for sure find the best way to create an amazing career in music field.



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19 comments On Get Paid to Write Song Lyrics – Websites to Sell Your Music and Lyrics

  • Hi James,
    As I was going through your post, I find it so interesting to read and musical. So far, it was known to me that earning can be made by writing unique and fresh content but this website where we can sell our lyrics and songs is really very new to me. Anyway, I like it.

    • Thank you Aditi, I created the post because there is a demand for selling lyrics and there’s no good post to guide people. I hope that this one will help many that are looking for this solution 🙂

  • Hey James, I never knew that we can make money by writing song lyrics as well. Thnx for sharing such post. I guess this could be one of the best jobs for the housewives..Isn’t it

    • Hey Shiwangi, thank you for your nice comment. And sure, this job is very good for the housewives. Just let your inspiration flow, create amazing lyrics and you’re ready to sell it. 🙂

  • i am very good @ writing lyrics that can turn to good music but i don’t know how to go about it.

  • Patricia Al-Masri

    Hello James 🙂 This post is pretty helpful, you’ve done a great job! All the people that have read my lyrics believe they have potential, they all pretty depressing and touching and people can relate to them. I only have two questions. Do I post my lyrics if they are not copyrighted?! And how much should I charge for my lyrics, knowing that I do not have a degree in writing. Thanks a lot!

    • Thank you for your kind words Patricia. You can only post lyrics that you created, you cannot sell other people lyrics. If you didn’t protect your own lyrics then I can suggest you to choose a website from the list that will protect your right once you start working with them. Regarding the price, you can check out for other artists and how much they charge for their lyrics from the websites.

      thanks for stopping by and good luck with your lyrics, if people relate to them that much, then you’re ready to ear some cash online 🙂

  • hi james,

    i just found this article with luck. i’ve been looking for a site that can help you do this for a very long time. I found SongBay just last month, didn’t like there layout and really didn’t have much luck with them and Smash Songs, I think are out of business because judging by there site and me sending them a couple emails and them never responding was not good. I will check out the ones that you provided. If there’s anymore that you know, just send me the links. very much appreciated.


    • Hi Damien, thank you very much for sharing your experience with us. I’m sure that many people will find your comment very helpful when it comes to selling their own lyrics online.

  • Hi James, I don’t know that I can sell my lyrics to other people around the world. Thank you for sharing with us.


    hi James


  • I have written songs for more than three decades now, and am selling as well as recording. Currently has four Albums.

    You can forward some of the questions bothering you to me, and even free to request for Songwriting need. Write to:

  • Hi , this is Amit Barnwal
    I just writing d lyrics
    How can i spread my song in d world
    Plz help

  • It’s hard to get famous, these websites will take your money and you earn nothing.
    Better to find musician or producers, recommended to make a website there you can sell them without cost.

    I writing lyrics and anyone interested

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