YouTube Music Information API

YouTube Music Information API

The YouTube Music Information API delivers detailed insights about music search results on YouTube, enhancing applications with rich, dynamic content.

About the API:  

The YouTube Music Information API is a robust tool designed to provide comprehensive data about music search results on YouTube. This API provides users with detailed information about music content associated with specific search queries. By submitting queries, users can retrieve essential information for each music result, including titles, artists, thumbnail URLs, duration details and more. The structured data provides insight into YouTube's music landscape.

The core of the API is its ability to process music-related search queries. Developers can leverage this functionality to access a wealth of information, enabling them to create applications that deliver enhanced user experiences in the realm of music discovery and exploration. Extracting title and artist information for each music track facilitates the display of accurate and up-to-date data, catering to user preferences and ensuring a seamless interface.

Visual appeal is a focal point of the API, as it facilitates the retrieval of thumbnail images associated with each music result. These thumbnail URLs can be seamlessly integrated into applications, improving the visual aesthetics and overall engagement of music-related platforms. In addition, knowing the duration of each music track is essential for optimizing playback controls, effectively managing playlists, and providing users with accurate timing information.

In summary, the YouTube Music Information API is a powerful tool for users who want to enrich their applications with detailed information about music search results on YouTube. Its capabilities span a wide range of data, providing a nuanced understanding of the music content associated with specific queries. From title and artist information to thumbnail retrieval, duration details and more, this API equips users with the tools needed to create engaging, user-centric music-related applications.


What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

It will receive parameters and provide you with a JSON.


What are the most common uses cases of this API?

  1. Music Streaming Apps: Integrate the API to display real-time information about tracks, enhancing the user experience for music streaming platforms.

    Playlist Generators: Use the API to curate dynamic playlists by fetching details like title, artist, and duration for personalized music recommendations.

    Content Curation Platforms: Enhance content curation by leveraging thumbnail and artist information to create visually appealing and organized music collections.

    Analytics and Reporting: Track views counts and other metrics for in-depth analytics, helping businesses and creators understand the performance of their music content.

    User Engagement: Implement real-time updates on popular tracks and rising artists to boost user engagement and retention on music-related applications.


Are there any limitations to your plans?

  • Basic Plan: 3,000 API Calls. 100 requests per day.

  • Pro Plan: 6,000 API Calls. 200 requests per day.

  • Pro Plus Plan: 12,000 API Calls. 400 requests per day.

  • Premium Plan: 24,000 API Calls. 800 requests per day.

API Documentation


To use this endpoint you must indicate the ID of a video in the parameter.


YouTube Music - Endpoint Features
Object Description
id [Required]
Test Endpoint


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curl --location --request GET '' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 


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After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the YouTube Music Information API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.


Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.

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