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Sean Colombo

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August 16, 2011
  • I live in Raleigh / Durham, NC
  • I was born on April 17
  • My occupation is CEO @ BlueLine Game Studios Inc. - fmr. General Manager, Lyrics @ Wikia
  • I am male

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Sannse @fandom

Hi Sean,

I've been experimenting with using the lyricwiki API in an iPhone application. Everything seems to be working well, and I even managed to get lyrics submission working so that users can correct / add lyrics.

But I just noticed the FAQ on the API documentation page that says we must open the lyricswiki page inside a browser-panel with javascript enabled. Would it be okay to show the lyrics in a UITextView object so long as I also show the ad in the rtMatcher div and load the page offscreen to execute the javascript tracking pixels? That seems to be similar to the approach taken by the lyricswiki app (

I definitely want to abide by the lyricwiki license terms, but am hoping there's a way to do so that fits better with the visual design of my app. I could show you a screenshot if that would help you decide.


Arteku 14:45, March 9, 2012 (UTC)

Hi Arteku,
Sorry for the delay in responding. I answered this below your comment on the FAQ so that others can see the answer if they have the same question: LyricWiki_API#FAQs. Thanks!
-Sean Colombo 19:56, March 9, 2012 (UTC)

Help with API key usageEdit

Hi Sean!

I left a question on the Quick Start page, hope that you can help :-) --VicVal (talk) 18:23, October 8, 2012 (UTC)

Answered. As a side-note, I don't work at Wikia anymore (switch to game development just a couple of weeks ago). Fixed my userpage now ;)
Good luck w/whatever you're making! :)
-Sean Colombo (talk) 20:21, October 8, 2012 (UTC)

Hi Sean,

I have a question about LyricWiki.

I'm interested to get lyrics by a youtube title so it can be, let's say: "Nirvana - In Bloom".

Since there are 2 arguments I need to send to get the lyrics which are the Artist and Song I need to divide the youtube title to 2 parts.

Is there an option to just send the "Nirvana - In Bloom" and get the lyrics ?


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