Gracenote is a company providing entertainment data and services. It offers solutions which help people connect to music, TV shows, movies, and sports across entertainment platforms and devices. The company serves consumer electronics companies, automakers, cable and satellite operators, and music providers. 

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Parent CompanyNielsen
HQEmeryville, CA, US
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
Gracenote was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Emeryville, CA, US

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Key People/Management at Gracenote

Karthik Rao

Karthik Rao

Amilcar Perez

Amilcar Perez

Chief Revenue Officer
Kay Johansson

Kay Johansson

Chief Technology Officer
Simon Adams

Simon Adams

Chief Product Officer
Deborah Mason

Deborah Mason

Associate General Counsel
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Gracenote Office Locations

Gracenote has offices in Emeryville, Los Angeles, Queensbury, Buenos Aires and in 10 other locations
Emeryville, CA, US (HQ)
2000 Powell St #1500
Los Angeles, CA, US
6255 Sunset Blvd
Queensbury, NY, US
40 Media Drive
Buenos Aires, AR
Av. del Libertador 6350, Piso 6
Sydney, AU
Level 1 Building B, 11 Talavera Rd, Macquarie Park
São Paulo, BR
Rua George Ohm, 230 – Torre A – 20º andar, Brooklin
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Gracenote Financials and Metrics

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$36.5 m


In total, Gracenote had raised $36.5 m. Gracenote is a subsidiary of Nielsen

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Gracenote News and Updates

Gracenote Powers New Live Sports Experiences for Smart TV and Auto Platforms

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Gracenote, a Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) company, is launching a new live sports solution designed to help smart TV and auto manufacturers enable dynamic sports experiences to engage fans at home or on-the-go. Leveraging Gracenote Global Sports...

Gracenote permet la recherche multiplateforme et la découverte de contenu sportif dans des espaces protégés

La nouvelle solution de données Streaming Sports Catalogs connecte de manière transparente les téléspectateurs amateurs de sports à leurs événements préférés diffusés en direct, sur les services de télévision hors offre du fournisseur d'accès à Internet EMERYVILLE, Californie, 17...

New Gracenote Mobile Video Analytics Solution Delivers Groundbreaking View of Streaming App Performance

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Gracenote®, a Nielsen company (NYSE: NLSN), announced a new Mobile Video Analytics solution aimed at providing visibility into the quality and performance of the most popular mobile video streaming applications. The performance analytics...

Feel like you’re living in a Wes Anderson movie with Pandora’s new playlists

Personalized Soundtracks use AI technology to make you the ideal playlist. Pandora, which is fiercely clutching to its title as the largest U.S. streaming music provider, just launched a new service that will help you feel like you’re living in your own private Wes Anderson movie—or Quentin Tarantin…

Gracenote taps machine learning to classify individual song styles

Media metadata company Gracenote is embracing machine learning and audio analysis as it focuses on helping music-streaming providers identify music styles on a track-by-track basis. Genre classification is a relatively easy task for most music-obsessed humans. But in the music industry, it’s usually…

Gracenote Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Gracenote founded?

    Gracenote was founded in 1998.

  • Who are Gracenote key executives?

    Gracenote's key executives are Karthik Rao, Amilcar Perez and Kay Johansson.

  • How many employees does Gracenote have?

    Gracenote has 1,541 employees.

  • Who are Gracenote competitors?

    Competitors of Gracenote include Xperi, Deltatre and Patreon.

  • Where is Gracenote headquarters?

    Gracenote headquarters is located at 2000 Powell St #1500, Emeryville.

  • Where are Gracenote offices?

    Gracenote has offices in Emeryville, Los Angeles, Queensbury, Buenos Aires and in 10 other locations.

  • How many offices does Gracenote have?

    Gracenote has 14 offices.