How to Edit Metadata on Genius Lyrics
Title And Artists
Audio, Video, & Images
Albums, Date, Location & Tags
- Samples/Sampled In
- Interpolates/Interpolated By
- Cover Of/Cover By
- Remix Of/Remixed By
- Live Version Of/Performed Live As
Album Page Metadata
Artist Page Metadata
Tips and Tricks
This guide explains all the details of editing metadata on Genius.
It’s intended as a manual for all users, and a reference point for best metadata-related practices.
Find answers to frequently asked questions about the song and explore its deeper meaning
If you submitted lyrics, you should then be able to edit them by clicking “Edit Lyrics” at the top left of the song page, above the lyrics and below the song title and artist. If there’s still some kind of issue, feel free to either contact an editor or a higher-position user such as a moderator or staff member for help.
Yes, you need to have at least 300 IQ to be able to edit metadata.
You also need over 3000 IQ if the song has over 5000 pageviews.
Only Transcribers+ can edit locked metadata.
Now if you need help adding an album to a song, you can message any Editor+ and they can either do it for you, or unlock the song and let you add it. And then re-lock it again.