Guide: How to cite a Music or recording in MLA style

Guide: How to cite a Music or recording in MLA style

Cite A Music or recording in MLA style

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Use the following template to cite a music or recording using the MLA citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.


Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the MLA style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.


Author Surname, Author Forename. Title. Format. City: Publisher, Year Published. Online. Internet. Date Accessed. . Available: http://Website URL.


B.I.G, Notorious. Juicy. Online. Poke of Trackmasters, 1994. Online. Internet. 10 Sep. 2014. . Available:

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.


Author Forename Author Surname, Title, Format (City: Publisher, Year Published), online, Internet, 10 Oct. 2013. , Available: http://Website-Url.


Yeah, this album is dedicated to all the teachers that told me I’d never amount to nothin’, to all the people that lived above the buildings I was hustlin’ in front of, that called the police on me when I was just tryn’ to make some money to feed my daughter, and all the niggas in the struggle” Notorious B.I.G, Juicy, online (Poke of Trackmasters, 1994), online, Internet, 10 Sep. 2014. , Available:

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