Gracenote Global Descriptors Power Meaningful Discovery
Every streaming music service on the planet is driven by data. It’s an essential ingredient to today’s music experiences. And Gracenote has descriptive data for practically every song ever recorded. All of this descriptive information is used to make deep connections between artists and tracks, creating radio stations and playlists that share common musical characteristics.
Gracenote has the industry’s most comprehensive source of descriptive music data available today.
Global Descriptor System
Global Genre System
- Gracenote has the industry’s most comprehensive source of descriptive music data available today.
- Descriptive data is delivered to Gracenote music customers to match their catalog and unique IDs.
- Track-level descriptors for Mood, Tempo and Style are derived from audio analysis, with multiple values assigned to track and weighted to reflect the music.
- Flexible delivery via standard data files.
Genre of the song (Rock, Hip Hop)
Era the song was recorded (1980s, 2000s)
Origin or region most associated with the artist (London, New York)
Language of the artist (English, Spanish, Portuguese)
Artist type (Mixed, Female, Male)
Mood (Rowdy, Somber)
Tempo (Fast, #BPMs)
Style (Industrial, Jump Blues)
Gracenote Descriptor System
2,451 Genres, 438 Style Descriptors, 480 Languages