Welcome to SongBay

"Choose from orchestral film scores to commercial chart hits. Hear the music and read the lyrics of Songbay artists from around the world. Purchase a license and start using them in your own productions today!"

Songbay is a unique marketplace for the sale of original Music, Lyrics and Poems. We are proud of the quality and diversity of our music/lyric library which is composed, performed and recorded by artists from around the world.

All material for sale at Songbay is entirely original and free from any publishing restrictions. Users can purchase music and lyrics of every genre and use them for every conceivable purpose. For example, in a TV commercial, a business presentation, or a film. Purchase a song as a digital download or use a section for sampling use. Re-record your own version of a song, add a lyric to your own audio. Many of our artists even allow buyers to purchase the entire copyright to their songs/lyrics.

At Songbay you will be able to find everything from a band chart hit to a full orchestral composition, from a catchy rap to a highly poetic verse. Whether you're a TV producer looking for production music, an advertising company requiring some catchy music or a composer in need of good lyrics, Songbay is here to help. Perhaps you want something written exclusively for you or would like to propose a collaboration project with one of our artists? If so, feel free to contact them directly using the email link on each artist's page. Welcome to Songbay!

Lyric Sales
Song Sales
Copyright Protection

"Discover incredible talent at Songbay"

Key Benefits at a Glance


Buy and Sell Original Songs of every style from Orchestral film scores to top chart hits


Buy and Sell Lyrics of every style from a catchy pop chant to a powerful poetic verse

Selling Options

Unique selling/ purchasing options from simple digital downloads to entire copyright purchases

Zero Commission

We take absolutely no percentages from Sales or Royalties


We're a world leader in original Music and Lyric sales and massively promote the work of our sellers and buyers


We bring Buyers and Sellers together. Every day original Songs, Lyrics and Poems are traded at Songbay. Every day users collaborate on songwriting projects at Songbay

Copyright Registration

We give our Sellers a comprehensive Copyright registration service plus Copyright protection on all Songs, Lyrics and Poems. We give our Buyers free legal contracts on all purchases

Dedicated Support

Songbay is run by a team of professional songwriters. We have a thorough grasp of the music industry and help everyone find the perfect original Song or Lyric for their productions

Songbay Artists Keep complete control of their work

All Fees and royalties go to our artists!

Buy Music and Lyrics Online

Start using a fantastic Original Song, Lyric or Poem in your productions today!

It's free to search our Music & Lyric library. Whether you are a producer looking for original film music, a composer looking to team up with a lyricist or a user wishing to have something custom written, Songbay is here to help.

The process is extremely straightforward, chose your song or lyric, complete the 'check-out' process, and start using it in your production. The whole process takes just a few minutes. We will even provide you with a completed contract, free of charge!

Alternatively, just contact an artist directly using the email link on each artist's page, you might like to suggest a collaboration project or work proposal?

All Prices are clearly indicated next to each Song or Lyric.

Find a great Original Song or Lyric now >>

World class Artists

Find anything from a catchy chart hit to a moving lyric and start using it in your productions today!

Sell Music and Lyrics online

We're always on the lookout for talented Songwriters and Lyricists:

We publish your Songs and Lyrics.
We showcase your songwriting abilities to a global audience.
We promote your music and lyrics.
We copyright your music and lyrics. Copyright protection at Songbay >>
We're a world leader in original Lyric and Song Sales.
You keep All your sale fees and royalties. We take NO commission!
You retain the copyright of your music and lyrics.
You set your own sale fees.
You have absolute control of your work and flexible selling options.
You can receive work offers from music professionals, agents, producers and record companies.

  • Songbay is one of the best things that has happened to my career. Because of them my music has received exposure from various avenues on all levels. Thank you Songbay for your hardwork and dedication. Kamali Kasumu
    Kamali Kasumi
    Songwriter, Singer, Producer)
  • Songbay provides artists of all genres and experience levels a place to promote their work on a global scale. Their service and support is top notch. As a developing lyricist, Songbay provided me the opportunity to connect with the music community and license my first song.
    Annemarie Bell
  • Songbay offer an amazing service and run the website fantastically well. They stand alone (in my opinion) as a music marketplace which is actually run by musicians who care. They work tirelessly to promote their artists and I have nothing but praise for them!
  • I have been very satisfied with my customer experience at Songbay. I have had considerable interest in my songs in my 1st year using the website
    Chris Connor
    Lyricst, Composer, Producer
  • Songbay provide a unique service. There is nothing else on the market that allows independent songwriters and lyricists to sell their work in this way. The Songbay team are very supportive or their artists. They regularly promote their users on Twitter and often retweet promotional tweets posted by artists. The Songbay team are also easy to contact and happy to help with any problems or questions via email or Twitter. I was also invited to write an article for Songbay's blog, which led to paid teaching work
    Justine Perry
  • I have purchased several songs at Songbay. Their customer service is first class. I didn't really understand the process of music licensing but the guys at Songbay couldn't have been more helpful. They explained everything in great detail and promptly returned all me emails.Thanks!
    Olga Mayorova
    CMS Adds
  • Songbay is a great, professional website where, as a composer I feel that my music and lyrics will be treated with value and given opportunities to reach an audience of not only fans, but also future business partners. They manage to create a bridge between creativity and business in a way that doesn't take away the original intent behind the creativity.
    Phil Jack
  • I have been a lyric writer for about 2 years now, and I have used Songbay as my first means of exposure. After only one month, I have received great feedback and interest in my lyrics
    Charles Bryson
  • Songbay is a great, professional website where, as a composer I feel that my music and lyrics will be treated with value and given opportunities to reach an audience of not only fans, but also future business partners. They manage to create a bridge between creativity and business in a way that doesn't take away the original intent behind the creativity.
    Phil Jack
  • I congratulate Songbay on its outstanding pursuit to maintain high quality customer service in an ever changing/evolving music industry
    A Martin
    Songwriter/ Artist/ Teacher
  • Thanks for looking after artists in a dignified, efficient and responsible manner. Your services are greatly appreciated. Songbay has always paid attention to client needs. They continue to respect and contribute to artistic growth, in a commendable way
    Blaze Blackheart

Songbay Artists

At Songbay our artists make the headlines!
[Verse 1:]
Laying by your side thinking about him,
Wishing I could
Forget his...
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Can't Quit Him

  • I’m not me

    By Justin Trahan
    I never know what to say
    My words , get in the way
    While my mouth is staying shut
    My soul starts speaking up
    So could it be
    I’m not me

    Did you pray
    Sitting here one day
    Because I was acting strange
    Or I caused you pain
    Did I dream and shout
    So you wanted to switch me out
    Cause I noticed lately
    I am , not me

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  • Over again

    By Sofia Kosta
    I keep my eyes on the stars
    I keep my feet on the ground
    Understood what is life
    Understood what is love
    Every day feels the same
    I don't know where it came from
    Help me think i'm lost

    Always waiting for an answer
    Everytime repeat the question
    How to start over again
    How to start over again

    Over again
    Over again
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  • Pressure makes diamonds

    By Shari
    I could write...
    A song every minute, every minute of every day, every day of every week, every week of every month, every month of every year,
    and still, you wouldn’t know me

    I’m my mum’s only child
    But one of my father’s many seeds
    His incapacity to love
    That truth set me free

    They say you’re only given,
    as mu...
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  • A Letter To Love

    By Shawn Doll/BSMG
    I’m writing you today

    To tell you I’m not okay

    And I’m in need of you fast 

    There are words to say

    But dreams feel miles away

    And it’s wrong your part of my past
    But I won’t give up on you
All that you give has not passed

    And I left that all behind
    Read More
  • Time

    By Val Anderson
    If I could stop time
    For just a few minutes
    I would converse with myself
    Then invite you to be part of it.

    Ask you the questions
    Which have haunted me
    Like if I had no fear
    Would fortitude be inside me.

    But time moves on at its own pace
    As on second pass another takes its place.
    Like count down to the end...
    Read More

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Latest News

12 Songbay artists have received collaboration requests or work offers in the last 24 hours. Examples >>

4 Lyrics and 2 Songs have been added to our library within the last 24 hours. All are receiving free Copyright protection at Songbay.

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