Pandora Introduces Full Song Credits



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Pandora announced all users will now have access to see a display of full song credits for millions of across both desktop and on the web app. If you're a premium subscriber, this feature is not yet available to you. This will most certainly highlight the eyes of many songwriters, lyricists, recording engineers, music composers, programmers, musicians, and many other industry leading professionals.

Right now, this new feature to find the full credits to songs aren't searchable. Information will be collected and then store into a database from music labels and distributors that was provided of the time song submissions were released to the streaming service.


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In an announcement, Pandora mentions "We believe in giving credit where it’s due. That’s why we’re excited to announce that Pandora now displays full song credits for millions of tracks in our massive music library, highlighting all of the people – both in front of the mic and behind-the-scenes – who played a role in the creation of your favorite tunes.

Starting today, full song credits are accessible to Pandora users across all tiers of service on the web at Pandora.com and on Pandora’s new desktop apps for Mac, and Windows users.

The first few credits are visible on a song’s details page. To view the full list of credits, just click on “See All Song Credits” to see all of the people who participated in bringing your favorite tracks to life – from background singers to songwriters to the guy who played the marimba on “Sweet Emotion” (it was recording engineer Jay Messina)."

Pandora has partnered with the Recording Academy's "Behind the Record" campaign to bring this new feature in helping artist gain the exposure they need for credits and music creators that have contributed to the recording process and production of the song.