MediaMetadata: artist property

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

Value

A String containing the name of the artist.

Examples

The following example checks for browser compatibility and sets the current metadata for the media session.

js
if ("mediaSession" in navigator) {
  navigator.mediaSession.metadata = new MediaMetadata({
    title: "Unforgettable",
    artist: "Nat King Cole",
    album: "The Ultimate Collection (Remastered)",
    artwork: [
      {
        src: "https://dummyimage.com/96x96",
        sizes: "96x96",
        type: "image/png",
      },
      {
        src: "https://dummyimage.com/128x128",
        sizes: "128x128",
        type: "image/png",
      },
      {
        src: "https://dummyimage.com/192x192",
        sizes: "192x192",
        type: "image/png",
      },
      {
        src: "https://dummyimage.com/256x256",
        sizes: "256x256",
        type: "image/png",
      },
      {
        src: "https://dummyimage.com/384x384",
        sizes: "384x384",
        type: "image/png",
      },
      {
        src: "https://dummyimage.com/512x512",
        sizes: "512x512",
        type: "image/png",
      },
    ],
  });
}

Specifications

Specification
Media Session
# dom-mediametadata-artist

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser