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Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The artist property of the MediaMetaData interface returns or sets the name of the artist, group, creator, etc., of the media to be played.


var artist = mediaMetadata.artist
mediaMetadata.artist = artist


A String containing the name of the artist.


Specification Status Comment
Media Session Standard
The definition of 'artist' in that specification.
Editor's Draft Initial definition.

Browser Compatibility

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Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support No support ? ? No support ?
Feature Android Webview Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support No support 57 ? ? ? No support ?

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