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This is the style for tracks with artists credited as Artist A vs. Artist B.

The first thing to note is that Versus Means Different Things; and you must determine what kind of "versus" it is.

  1. In the first case, where it is simply two artists collaborating, credit as a collaboration using Collaboration Relationship Type form of Advanced Relationships (i.e. in accordance with Featuring Artist Style).
  2. In the second case, where it means one artist is remixing another, use the original artist as the artist name, and put the remixer into the track title as you would with other remixes, following the Remix Style.
  3. In the third case, where the track is a mash-up, use the mash-up artist as the artist name, and put the two "versus" artist titles into the track name like so: "Track Title (Artist A vs. Artist B)".