Official Cards in Search

Official Cards make it easier for viewers to discover content by highlighting official material in YouTube Search. These cards include official videos from top channels, like those of top YouTube creators, celebrities, and music artists, as well as content related to sports teams, movies and tv, music, and special events. These cards are automatically generated and do not allow for customization.

Music cards

Music Cards may feature a musical artist, song, genre, or recent albums and music videos. You can also view recent premieres and live streams from your favorite artists on Official Artist Cards. Top Charts Cards show top songs and music videos from YouTube Music in Search. Learn more about Music Charts and Insights.

Sports cards

Sports Cards show sports teams, upcoming or live games, tournaments, or content for different types of sports. These cards may also feature recent scores, highlights, and related teams.

TV cards

TV Cards feature specific shows or networks. They typically include recent episodes or seasons, and may show a subscribe button if there is a verified channel. Some shows may be available at no monetary cost, require a one-time payment, or only be available to Premium subscribers.

Video game cards

Video Game Cards include official content related to a given video game. Selecting a Video Game Card shows more content about the game like live streams and latest uploads, and popular videos.

Special events cards

Special Events Cards include content on events such as music festivals and large sporting competitions, like the World Cup.

Official People cards

Official People Cards appear for a variety of top-searched people on YouTube, who are also well-known on or off the platform, such as actors, musicians, athletes, and top YouTube creators. These cards have a Subscribe button and feature the most recently uploaded video.

Note: Official People Cards are currently available to a limited number of people. There is no way to request one, but we plan to expand to more channels in the near future.

Office Holder cards

Office Holder Cards will show in search queries about:

  • The names of leaders of a government branch with executive power. Depending on the country, that includes the Prime Minister, President, or any other role, that has the ultimate responsibility for the governance of a state.
  • The office of a government branch with executive power.
Note: The Office Holder Card is only supported in some countries. It will not show in the time leading up to the election for this role.

Official Political Party cards

In countries where the feature is available, Official Political Party Cards may show for relevant search queries. Eligibility is based on a political party’s representation and election into a national, representative form of government as a majority political party.

Note: Official Political Party cards are currently only supported in the U.S.

Podcast official cards

Podcast official cards feature specific podcast shows and the most recent episodes of that show.

Note: Podcast official cards are limited to a small subset of podcast creators. We plan to expand to more channels in the future.


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