Thing > Organization > PerformingGroup > MusicGroup

A musical group, such as a band, an orchestra, or a choir. Can also be a solo musician.
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from MusicGroup
album MusicAlbum A music album. Supercedes albums.
musicGroupMember Person A member of the music group—for example, John, Paul, George, or Ringo.
track MusicRecording A music recording (track)—usually a single song. Supercedes tracks.
Properties from Organization
address PostalAddress Physical address of the item.
aggregateRating AggregateRating The overall rating, based on a collection of reviews or ratings, of the item.
brand Brand 
or Organization 
The brand(s) associated with a product or service, or the brand(s) maintained by an organization or business person.
contactPoint ContactPoint A contact point for a person or organization. Supercedes contactPoints.
department Organization A relationship between an organization and a department of that organization, also described as an organization (allowing different urls, logos, opening hours). For example: a store with a pharmacy, or a bakery with a cafe.
duns Text The Dun & Bradstreet DUNS number for identifying an organization or business person.
email Text Email address.
employee Person Someone working for this organization. Supercedes employees.
event Event Upcoming or past event associated with this place or organization. Supercedes events.
faxNumber Text The fax number.
founder Person A person who founded this organization. Supercedes founders.
foundingDate Date The date that this organization was founded.
globalLocationNumber Text The Global Location Number (GLN, sometimes also referred to as International Location Number or ILN) of the respective organization, person, or place. The GLN is a 13-digit number used to identify parties and physical locations.
hasPOS Place Points-of-Sales operated by the organization or person.
interactionCount Text A count of a specific user interactions with this item—for example, 20 UserLikes, 5 UserComments, or 300 UserDownloads. The user interaction type should be one of the sub types of UserInteraction.
isicV4 Text The International Standard of Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC), Revision 4 code for a particular organization, business person, or place.
legalName Text The official name of the organization, e.g. the registered company name.
location Place 
or PostalAddress 
The location of the event, organization or action.
logo ImageObject 
or URL 
A logo associated with an organization.
makesOffer Offer A pointer to products or services offered by the organization or person.
member Organization 
or Person 
A member of this organization. Supercedes members.
naics Text The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for a particular organization or business person.
owns Product 
or OwnershipInfo 
Products owned by the organization or person.
review Review A review of the item. Supercedes reviews.
seeks Demand A pointer to products or services sought by the organization or person (demand).
subOrganization Organization A relationship between two organizations where the first includes the second, e.g., as a subsidiary. See also: the more specific 'department' property.
taxID Text The Tax / Fiscal ID of the organization or person, e.g. the TIN in the US or the CIF/NIF in Spain.
telephone Text The telephone number.
vatID Text The Value-added Tax ID of the organisation or person.
Properties from Thing
additionalType URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. Schema.org tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A short description of the item.
image URL URL of an image of the item.
name Text The name of the item.
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Freebase page, or official website.
url URL URL of the item.


Instances of MusicGroup may appear as values for the following properties
PropertyOn TypesDescription
byArtist MusicAlbum 
or MusicRecording 
The artist that performed this album or recording.
musicBy TVSeries 
or Series 
or RadioEpisode 
or Movie 
or RadioSeries 
or TVEpisode 
or Episode 
The composer of the movie or TV/radio soundtrack.


Examples

 
<h1>Foo Fighters</h1>
<h2>Video: Interview with the Foo Fighters</h2>
<object ...>
  <param ...>
  <embed type="application/x-shockwave-flash" ...>
</object>
Catch this exclusive interview with Dave Grohl and the Food Fighters
 about their new album, Rope.
<h2>Songs</h2>
Rope
 Length: 4:05 - 14300 plays
<a href="foo-fighters-rope-play.html">Play</a>
<a href="foo-fighters-rope-buy.html">Buy</a>
From album: <a href="foo-fighters-wasting-light.html">Wasting Light</a>
Everlong
 Length: 6:33 - 11700 plays
<a href="foo-fighters-everlong-play.html">Play</a>
<a href="foo-fighters-everlong-buy.html">Buy</a>
From album: <a href="foo-fighters-color-and-shape.html">The Color And The Shape</a>
<h2>Upcoming shows</h2>
<a href="foo-fighters-may20-fedexforum">FedExForum</a>
Memphis, TN, US
May 20
<a href="ticketworlds.com/foofighters/may20-2011">Buy tickets</a>
<a href="foo-fighters-may23-midamericacenter">Mid America Center</a>
Council Bluffs, IA, US
May 23
<a href="ticketworlds.com/foofighters/may23-2011">Buy tickets</a>
<h2><a href="foo-fighters-photos">28 Photos</a></h2>
<a href="foofighters-1.jpg"><img src="foofighters-thumb1.jpg" /></a>
<a href="foofighters-2.jpg"><img src="foofighters-thumb2.jpg" /></a>
<a href="foofighters-3.jpg"><img src="foofighters-thumb3.jpg" /></a>
<h2>Comments:</h2>
Excited about seeing them in concert next week. -Lawrence , Jan 23
I dig their latest single. -Mary, Jan 19
Showing 1-2 of 18 comments. <a href="foofighters-comments">More</a> 
 
<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/MusicGroup">
<h1 itemprop="name">Foo Fighters</h1>
<div itemprop="video" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/VideoObject">
  <h2>Video: <span itemprop="name">Interview with the Foo Fighters</span></h2>
  <meta itemprop="duration" content="T1M33S" />
  <meta itemprop="thumbnail" content="foo-fighters-interview-thumb.jpg" />
  <object ...>
    <param ...>
    <embed type="application/x-shockwave-flash" ...>
  </object>
  <span itemprop="description">Catch this exclusive interview with
    Dave Grohl and the Food Fighters about their new album, Rope.</span>
</div>
<h2>Songs</h2>
<div itemprop="track" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/MusicRecording">
  <span itemprop="name">Rope</span>
  <meta itemprop="url" content ="foo-fighters-rope.html">
  Length: <meta itemprop="duration" content="PT4M5S">4:05 -
  14300 plays<meta itemprop="interactionCount" content="UserPlays:14300" />
  <a href="foo-fighters-rope-play.html" itemprop="audio">Play</a>
  <a href="foo-fighters-rope-buy.html" itemprop="offers">Buy</a>
  From album: <a href="foo-fighters-wasting-light.html"
    itemprop="inAlbum">Wasting Light</a>
</div>
<div itemprop="track" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/MusicRecording">
  <span itemprop="name">Everlong</span>
  <meta itemprop="url" content ="foo-fighters-everlong.html">
  Length: <meta itemprop="duration" content="PT6M33S">6:33 -
  <span itemprop="playCount">11700</span> plays
  <a href="foo-fighters-everlong-play.html" itemprop="audio">Play</a>
  <a href="foo-fighters-everlong-buy.html" itemprop="offers">Buy</a>
  From album: <a href="foo-fighters-color-and-shape.html"
    itemprop="inAlbum">The Color And The Shape</a>
</div>
<h2>Upcoming shows</h2>
<div itemprop="event" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Event">
  <a href="foo-fighters-may20-fedexforum" itemprop="url">
    <span itemprop="name">FedExForum</span>
  </a>
  <span itemprop="location">Memphis, TN, US</span>
  <meta itemprop="startDate" content="2011-05-20">May 20
  <a href="ticketmaster.com/foofighters/may20-2011" itemprop="offers">Buy tickets</a>
</div>
<div itemprop="event" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Event">
  <a href="foo-fighters-may23-midamericacenter" itemprop="url">
    <span itemprop="name">Mid America Center</span>
  </a>
  <span itemprop="location">Council Bluffs, IA, US</span>
  <meta itemprop="startDate" content="2011-05-23">May 23
  <a href="ticketmaster.com/foofighters/may23-2011" itemprop="offers">Buy tickets</a>
</div>
<h2><a href="foo-fighters-photos">28 Photos</a></h2>
<a href="foofighters-1.jpg" itemprop="image"><img src="foofighters-thumb1.jpg" /></a>
<a href="foofighters-2.jpg" itemprop="image"><img src="foofighters-thumb2.jpg" /></a>
<a href="foofighters-3.jpg" itemprop="image"><img src="foofighters-thumb3.jpg" /></a>
<h2>Comments:</h2>
Excited about seeing them in concert next week. -Lawrence , Jan 23
I dig their latest single. -Mary, Jan 19
<meta itemprop="interactionCount" content="UserComments:18" />
Showing 1-2 of 18 comments. <a href="foofighters-comments">More</a>
</div> 
 
<div vocab="http://schema.org/" typeof="MusicGroup">
<h1 property="name">Foo Fighters</h1>
<div property="video"  typeof="VideoObject">
  <h2>Video: <span property="name">Interview with the Foo Fighters</span></h2>
  <meta property="duration" content="T1M33S" />
  <meta property="thumbnail" content="foo-fighters-interview-thumb.jpg" />
  <object ...>
    <param ...>
    <embed type="application/x-shockwave-flash" ...>
  </object>
  <span property="description">Catch this exclusive interview with
    Dave Grohl and the Food Fighters about their new album, Rope.</span>
</div>
<h2>Songs</h2>
<div property="track"  typeof="MusicRecording">
  <span property="name">Rope</span>
  <meta property="url" content ="foo-fighters-rope.html">
  Length: <meta property="duration" content="PT4M5S">4:05 -
  14300 plays<meta property="interactionCount" content="UserPlays:14300" />
  <a href="foo-fighters-rope-play.html" property="audio">Play</a>
  <a href="foo-fighters-rope-buy.html" property="offers">Buy</a>
  From album: <a href="foo-fighters-wasting-light.html"
    property="inAlbum">Wasting Light</a>
</div>
<div property="track"  typeof="MusicRecording">
  <span property="name">Everlong</span>
  <meta property="url" content ="foo-fighters-everlong.html">
  Length: <meta property="duration" content="PT6M33S">6:33 -
  <span property="playCount">11700</span> plays
  <a href="foo-fighters-everlong-play.html" property="audio">Play</a>
  <a href="foo-fighters-everlong-buy.html" property="offers">Buy</a>
  From album: <a href="foo-fighters-color-and-shape.html"
    property="inAlbum">The Color And The Shape</a>
</div>
<h2>Upcoming shows</h2>
<div property="event"  typeof="Event">
  <a href="foo-fighters-may20-fedexforum" property="url">
    <span property="name">FedExForum</span>
  </a>
  <span property="location">Memphis, TN, US</span>
  <meta property="startDate" content="2011-05-20">May 20
  <a href="ticketmaster.com/foofighters/may20-2011" property="offers">Buy tickets</a>
</div>
<div property="event"  typeof="Event">
  <a href="foo-fighters-may23-midamericacenter" property="url">
    <span property="name">Mid America Center</span>
  </a>
  <span property="location">Council Bluffs, IA, US</span>
  <meta property="startDate" content="2011-05-23">May 23
  <a href="ticketmaster.com/foofighters/may23-2011" property="offers">Buy tickets</a>
</div>
<h2><a href="foo-fighters-photos">28 Photos</a></h2>
<a href="foofighters-1.jpg" property="image"><img src="foofighters-thumb1.jpg" /></a>
<a href="foofighters-2.jpg" property="image"><img src="foofighters-thumb2.jpg" /></a>
<a href="foofighters-3.jpg" property="image"><img src="foofighters-thumb3.jpg" /></a>
<h2>Comments:</h2>
Excited about seeing them in concert next week. -Lawrence , Jan 23
I dig their latest single. -Mary, Jan 19
<meta property="interactionCount" content="UserComments:18" />
Showing 1-2 of 18 comments. <a href="foofighters-comments">More</a>
</div> 
<script type="application/ld+json">
{
  "@context": "http://schema.org", 
  "@type": "MusicGroup", 
  "event": [
    {
      "@type": "Event", 
      "location": "Memphis, TN, US", 
      "offers": "ticketmaster.com/foofighters/may20-2011", 
      "startDate": "2011-05-20", 
      "url": "foo-fighters-may20-fedexforum"
    }, 
    {
      "@type": "Event", 
      "location": "Council Bluffs, IA, US", 
      "offers": "ticketmaster.com/foofighters/may23-2011", 
      "startDate": "2011-05-23", 
      "url": "foo-fighters-may23-midamericacenter"
    }
  ], 
  "image": [
    "foofighters-1.jpg", 
    "foofighters-2.jpg", 
    "foofighters-3.jpg"
  ], 
  "interactionCount": "UserComments:18", 
  "name": "Foo Fighters", 
  "track": [
    {
      "@type": "MusicRecording", 
      "audio": "foo-fighters-rope-play.html", 
      "duration": "PT4M5S", 
      "inAlbum": "foo-fighters-wasting-light.html", 
      "interactionCount": "UserPlays:14300", 
      "name": "Rope", 
      "offers": "foo-fighters-rope-buy.html", 
      "url": "foo-fighters-rope.html"
    }, 
    {
      "@type": "MusicRecording", 
      "audio": "foo-fighters-everlong-play.html", 
      "duration": "PT6M33S", 
      "inAlbum": "foo-fighters-color-and-shape.html", 
      "name": "Everlong", 
      "offers": "foo-fighters-everlong-buy.html", 
      "playCount": "11700", 
      "url": "foo-fighters-everlong.html"
    }
  ], 
  "video": {
    "@type": "VideoObject", 
    "description": "Catch this exclusive interview with Dave Grohl and the Food Fighters about their new album, Rope.", 
    "duration": "T1M33S", 
    "name": "Interview with the Foo Fighters", 
    "thumbnail": "foo-fighters-interview-thumb.jpg"
  }
}
</script> 
 
JSON-LD description of a scheduled Event with limited ticket availability and performer details indicated using sameAs. 
This example is JSON only.
This example is JSON only.
 
<script type="application/ld+json">
{
  "@context" : "http://schema.org",
  "@type" : "Event",
  "name" : "Typhoon with Radiation City",
  "startDate" : "2013-09-14T21:30",
  "location" : {
    "@type" : "Place",
    "sameAs" : "http://www.hi-dive.com",
    "name" : "The Hi-Dive",
    "address" : {
      "@type" : "PostalAddress",
      "streetAddress" : "7 S. Broadway",
      "addressLocality" : "Denver",
      "addressRegion" : "CO",
      "postalCode" : "80209" }
  },
  "performer" : [
    { "@type" : "MusicGroup",
      "name" : "Typhoon",
      "sameAs" : "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Typhoon_(American_band)" },
    { "@type" : "MusicGroup",
      "name" : "RadiationCity",
      "sameAs" : "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radiation_City" }],
  "offers" : {
    "@type" : "Offer",
    "availability" : "http://schema.org/LimitedAvailability",
    "price" : "$13.00",
    "url" : "http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/309433" },
  "typicalAgeRange" : "18+"
}
</script> 

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