You can now add song lyrics to your Instagram Stories via the music sticker feature. Here’s how to upload your lyrics to Instagram and start sharing them in your Stories.


Upload Lyrics to Instagram with MusixMatch


Major artists worldwide use MusixMatch to upload their lyrics to Instagram - and the platform is open to everyone! You’ll just need to sign up and download the app.


Here’s how to get started:


  1. Sign up at musixmatch.com and enter all your details.

  2. Add and edit your time-synced lyrics through the MusixMatch desktop or mobile app.



Once your lyrics have been approved by MusixMatch, you’ll be able to find them in Instagram Stories. Here's how.

  1. Head to Story mode in Instagram and choose the music sticker after taking a photo or shooting a video.
     

  2. Find your own song and use the scrubber tool to select the part of the song you want to use in your Story.

  3. Choose the fonts, colors, animations and placement of the lyrics within your story.

  4. Post your story!

Anyone who views your Story will now see lyrics appear while your music plays in the background. If they tap on the lyrics, they’ll also see your artist name with a link back to your Instagram profile as well as the song title.