Support us

For commercial use of our data or to get access to the MusicBrainz Live Data Feed, please choose between non-commercial and commercial use below. You will need a MusicBrainz account with a verified email address to sign-up.

Open source developers and non-profits: Please sign up as a commercial user using the free non-profit tier below. This allows us to give you credit for your open source project or your non-profit.

Non-commercial / Personal

Non-commercial use includes personal use of our data sets and use by companies that don't anticipate earning more than $500 in a given year. If you are a pre-revenue start-up and expect to have more than $500 of revenue in the future, please sign up with a commercial account — see below for more details. Please consider making a donation to support our efforts!



If you are a company with more than $500 income in a year, please select a support tier below that fits your current situation. We welcome working with companies that are just getting started and we're happy for your support for MetaBrainz to grow as you grow. If you would like to use our data, but are not ready to state this publicly yet, please sign up for the Stealth start up tier; we will keep your data-usage confidential and contact you to discuss your future plans.

Stealth startup

$0.00/month and up
For start-ups that are still in stealth mode and are not publicly offering their services yet.

Non-profit organizations

$0.00/month and up
For universities and non-profits conducting research, or authors of open-source software using our data.


$10.00/month and up
For mobile app developers with paid apps or premium features.


$100.00/month and up
For popular mobile apps and for early start-ups with public products.


$500.00/month and up
For start-ups with 10 or more people and a public product.


$1000.00/month and up
For companies with more than 20 people and a public product.


$1500.00/month and up
For large companies and mythical situations that require custom agreements.
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If you are not sure which tier to pick, please contact us.