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MediaMetadata.artist

This is an experimental technology
Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for usage in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the specification changes.

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

Syntax

var artist = mediaMetadata.artist
mediaMetadata.artist = artist

Value

A String containing the name of the artist.

Specifications

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

Browser Compatibility

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 ?

Document Tags and Contributors

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