Music in this video

These features are only available to partners who use YouTube Studio Content Manager. Contact your YouTube Partner Manager to get access.

When you’re watching a video that contains music, there may be a section in the video’s description called “Music.” This section shows info about the music heard in the video, like song and artist names.

YouTube automatically adds this info to some videos when:

The “Music” section may show links to music videos or other official content so you can discover songs and artists you haven’t heard before.

FAQs

Why is some info missing from the “Music" section?

If info in the “Music” section is missing or has an error, get in touch with your label or distributor. They can send us a metadata update with the correct information.

We’re continually working with our music industry partners to add more data and improve the quality and accuracy of the info we have.

For videos that contain many songs, info about the first ten songs will appear under the “Music” section.

What if I hear my song in a video, but don’t see the “Music” info?

The “Music" section may not appear for a variety of reasons, including:

  • YouTube doesn’t have sufficient data from the copyright owner.
  • Your music hasn’t been identified yet.
  • The video was recently claimed and the info hasn’t populated yet.
  • The video was marked as “made for kids.”
Working with a record label, music publisher, or collection society who manages copyright on your behalf? You may wish to get in touch with them to confirm what info was sent to YouTube. This info should include identifiers like ISRCs, ISWCs, UPCs, and ISNIs.

What if my song is listed, but the song credits or album art is wrong?

If you’re a recording artist or songwriter and your song has been identified with incorrect or incomplete info, please make sure you and your songs are registered with the ISNI Authority. Registering can help us confirm we have the best data to represent you and your music.

Working with a record label, music publisher, or collection society who manages copyright on your behalf? You may wish to get in touch with them to confirm what info was sent to YouTube. This info should include identifiers like ISRCs, ISWCs, UPCs, and ISNIs. Music labels or distributors can send us the artwork media files along with updated metadata.

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