Gracenote is an entertainment data and technology provider for music, video and sports. It powers the top music services, consumer electronics companies, automakers and cable and satellite operators in the world. The Company`s technology and data helps people identify and discover new artists, find TV shows to watch and safely connect to and enjoy the entertainment they love.

Parent Company
Emeryville, US
Gracenote was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Emeryville, US

Key People at Gracenote

John Batter

John Batter

Steve Scherf

Steve Scherf

Co-Founder / Chief Architect / Gracenote Fellow
Ty Roberts

Ty Roberts

Co-founder & Chief Strategy Officer
Graham McKenna

Graham McKenna

VP of Marketing & Communications

Gracenote Office Locations

Gracenote has offices in Emeryville, San Francisco, Tokyo, Muenchen and in 19 other locations
Emeryville, US (HQ)
2000 Powell Street Suite 1500
Buenos Aires, AR
Av. del Libertador 2442, piso 4, Olivos
Copenhagen, DK
Gammeltorv 8, 6
Amsterdam, NL
Orlyplein 10, 25th Floor
Seoul, KR
13F, 77-11 Samsung-1 Dong GangNam-Gu
Sydney, AU
Level 22 Australia Square 264 George Street
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Gracenote Data and Metrics

Gracenote Summary

Founding Date


Total Funding

$66.8 m


In total, Gracenote had raised $66.8 m. Gracenote is a subsidiary of Nielsen

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Gracenote Median Salaries

Source: 88 public H-1B filings from Gracenote

Traffic Overview of Gracenote

Gracenote Online and Social Media Presence

Gracenote News and Updates

Media metadata firm Gracenote unifies databases spanning video, music, and sports

Media metadata firm Gracenote is today launching what it calls the “world’s largest unified entertainment database,” spanning sports, music, and video. The move comes just a couple of months after the company was acquired by Nielsen. Founded in 1998, Gracenote rose to prominence as the database comp…

Now part of Nielsen, Gracenote has unified its video, music and sports databases

 Media metadata company Gracenote is looking to be the one-stop data provider for TV providers, device manufacturers and various media distribution services. To do so, the company has unified its vast stores of music, TV and sports data into a single database with a common schema and set of APIs to …

Nielsen Acquires Gracenote, Highlighting the Value of Data

Nielsen is paying $560 million for Gracenote, a leading supplier of information about online entertainment media content, which can help it track consumers.

Tribune Media to sell Gracenote to Nielsen for $560 million

Tribune Media Co. has agreed to sell Gracenote, its digital entertainment and data business, to Nielsen Co. for $560 million. Emeryville, Calif.-based Gracenote provides video, music and sports databases to power TV program guides, music search engines and other digital entertainment platforms..…

Nielsen Is Buying Tribune Media’s Media Data Unit for $560 Million

Gracenote's customers include Apple, Tesla Motors, Time Warner Cable, and Amazon.

Gracenote Company Life and Culture

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