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This template provides a convenient way to produce an external link to an entry at AllMusic. The template can be used for any link to AllMusic's website, including the "External links" section or when citing it as a source.

Usage[edit source]

Unnamed parameters[edit source]

Valid with these three parameters only:


Named parameters[edit source]

{{AllMusic |class= |id= |tab= |title= |last= |first= |author= |access-date= }}
| class       = 
| id          = 
| tab         = 
| title       = 
| first       = 
| last        = 
| author      =
| access-date = 

Using Wikidata[edit source]


{{AllMusic | title= Text displayed in link }}

Examples[edit source]

Artist or group (class not specified, defaults to artist)[edit source]

Full ID:

Short ID:

Album (class not specified, defaults to album)[edit source]

Full ID:

Short ID:

Song (class not specified, defaults to song)[edit source]

Full ID:

Short ID:

Composition (class not specified, defaults to composition)[edit source]

Full ID:

Short ID:

Using tab parameter[edit source]

Full ID:

Short ID:

Using tab name with id parameter[edit source]

Full ID:

Short ID:

Author name, access date[edit source]

Full ID:

Short ID:

Using pure_url with a citation template[edit source]

  • Usage: {{cite web | url = {{AllMusic|album|mw0000190771|pure_url=yes}} | title = Review of ''Physical Graffiti'' | work = [[AllMusic]] | publisher = [[All Media Network]] | first = Stephen Thomas | last = Erlewine | access-date = March 30, 2014}}
  • Output: Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Review of Physical Graffiti". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved March 30, 2014.
  • URL:

No ID in template or Wikidata and not using pure_url[edit source]

  • Usage: {{AllMusic}}
  • Output: {{AllMusic}} template missing ID and not present in Wikidata.

TemplateData[edit source]

This is the TemplateData for this template used by TemplateWizard, VisualEditor and other tools. Click here to see a monthly parameter usage report for this template based on this TemplateData.

TemplateData for AllMusic

This template produces an external link to an entry at AllMusic.

Template parameters

AllMusic classclass 1

Class of information. Value for this parameter corresponds to part of URL following Examples: artist, album, song, composition. If omitted, the default is based on the "id", where mn=artist, mw=album, mt=song, and mc=composition.

AllMusic IDid 2

AllMusic identification number or string. Corresponds to part of URL following artist/, album/, song/, or composition/. Can omit the text before the actual ID with name of artist, album, etc. Example: The ID for would be either "led-zeppelin-mn0000139026" or "mn0000139026". Can also use the entire end of URL, such as: "release/stone-temple-pilots-deluxe-edition-mr0002917004".

Displayed texttitle label 3

Text to display for the link. If omitted, it defaults to the name of the article where this template is used.

AllMusic tabtab

If the link should access directly a specific tab on the AllMusic site you can use this parameter to specify that tab. The value for this parameter corresponds to the suffix of the URL following the identification, after the slash ('/'). Examples (without quotes): "biography", "discography", "songs", "awards", etc. If you are specifying a sub-tab of a tab, the whole suffix has to be used, (e.g. "songs/all").

Author's first namefirst

The author's first or given name(s).

Author's last namelast

The author's surname or last name.

Author's full nameauthor

The author's full name. Do not use when |last= is used.

Access dateaccess-date accessdate

Full date when item was accessed. Should not be wiki-linked.

URL onlypure_url

If set to "yes", produces URL only without additional formatting. Typically used in citation templates.


Tracking category[edit source]

See also[edit source]