MusicBrainz API / Search / ReleaseGroupSearch

This page has not been reviewed by our documentation team (more info).

Search Fields

The release group index contains the following fields you can search:

FieldDescription
aridMBID of the release group’s artist
artistrelease group artist as it appears on the cover (Artist Credit)
artistname“real name” of any artist that is included in the release group’s artist credit
commentrelease group comment to differentiate similar release groups
creditnamename of any artist in multi-artist credits, as it appears on the cover.
primarytypeprimary type of the release group (album, single, ep, other)
rgidMBID of the release group
releasegroupname of the release group
releasegroupaccentname of the releasegroup with any accent characters retained
releasesnumber of releases in this release group
releasename of a release that appears in the release group
reidMBID of a release that appears in the release group
secondarytypesecondary type of the release group (audiobook, compilation, interview, live, remix soundtrack, spokenword)
statusstatus of a release that appears within the release group
taga tag that appears on the release group
typetype of the release group, old type mapping for when we did not have separate primary and secondary types

Release group search terms with no fields search the releasegroup field only.