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Welcome to the MusicBrainz wiki!
Currently containing 1,214 pages by 1,534 editors.

The MusicBrainz Wiki is a dynamic and growing information resource to help you understand MusicBrainz, learn how to use and contribute to it more effectively, and to help shape the direction it takes into the future.


Introduction to MusicBrainz

New users can find an introduction to MusicBrainz in this Wiki, as well as an explanation of the Picard Tagger, how to contribute, and MusicBrainz press information.

Frequently Asked Questions

These FAQs are maintained by the MusicBrainz community. Chances are, if you have a question on how to use MusicBrainz, you'll find the answer here.


MusicBrainz contains different types of entities, each storing different types of data. You can find more information on each type of entity via the links below.

Guidelines for Editing and Style

This wiki contains important guidelines that help determine how data is added to, and modified on, the database.

1. Artist Intent
2. Strong Guidelines
3. Consistent Original Data
4. Style Guidelines


The users who take care of the MusicBrainz database have started various small community projects around specialized areas. This helps people to coordinate their editing efforts and to find like minded editors who have knowledge in similar areas.

Feel free to contact or join these groups, or even to found a new one!


MusicBrainz is actively being developed by its community, and offers a number of different products.

Feel free to check out our server and database, and the license which covers them, or to suggest something new!