Structured data elements for independent Artists



http://schems.org/MusicGroup

to include:
[authoritative external site sameAs]
[potentialAction = listen entry point with autoplay=true]


=

http://schema.org/MusicAlbum

google SEARCH data type MUSIC


https://schema.org/MusicPlaylist
[mark-up so-called 'tracks']


{problems around status of tracks and album as such in modern music production and consumption culture}

=
http://schema.org/CreativeWork
[includes mark-up with audioObject / videoObject]

=

https://schema.org/ItemList

itemlist of CreativeWorks, tracks, recipes, ...
alt. more specific type is OfferCatalog

[observed as not working consistently in production due to rapid change in the standards for AMP pages and Structured Data, monitoring as of 31/12/16]


=

https://schema.org/ServiceChannel

Service channel is your own business entity model through which you choose to publish.


namespace prefixes for music metadata

{ "@context": { "dc": "http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/", "dcterms": "http://purl.org/dc/terms/", "event": "http://purl.org/NET/c4dm/event.owl#", "foaf": "http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/", "mit": "http://purl.org/ontology/mo/mit#", "mo": "http://purl.org/ontology/mo/", "mt": "http://purl.org/ontology/mt/", "owl": "http://www.w3.org/2002/07/owl#", "rdf": "http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#", "rdfs": "http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#", "time": "http://www.w3.org/2006/time#", "tl": "http://purl.org/NET/c4dm/timeline.owl#", "xsd": "http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#" },


schema.org music descriptors