Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How do I register for Discovery MusicSource?
  2. What is Discovery MusicSource?
  3. What kind of music does your library have?
  4. What does it cost to use Discovery music?
  5. What kind of license do I need to use your music?
  6. Who do I contact for more help?
  7. Are you planning to add additional music to Discovery MusicSource?
  8. Are you having technical difficulties with the DMS website?

Answers

  1. How do I register for Discovery MusicSource?

    To register for Discovery MusicSource, please email Discovery_MusicSource@Discovery.com, or call the MusicSource Hotline at 240-662-4010.

    You will hear from one of our Music Supervisors either by phone or email shortly after you register. Once we have a briefing of your project your account will be approved.

  2. What is Discovery MusicSource?

    MusicSource is an online music database containing thousands of exclusive Discovery music cues from the world’s largest library of reality entertainment programming.

  3. What kind of music does your library have?

    The Discovery MusicSource library contains music cues from Emmy award-winning composers and was created exclusively for Discovery Networks. The library is rich with a variety of atmospheres and features a broad scope of textures that range from powerful cinematic drama to ethnic flavors; from modern beats and grooves to touches of jazz and classical. Created specifically for long-form programs, the music covers a number of styles including hip hop, blues, rock, pop and a lot more.

  4. What does it cost to use Discovery music?

    There is absolutely no license fee for music used from the Discovery MusicSource catalog when you are working on a Discovery project. See our License Info.

  5. What kind of license do I need to use your music?

    A Cue Sheet and License are required. You can deliver cue sheets electronically. We will send you a Music License upon completion of the Music Cue Sheets. Our music license permits use in perpetuity around the world. If you would like additional information, contact our MusicSource group.

    Phone: 240.662.4010
    Email: Discovery_MusicSource@discovery.com

  6. Who do I contact for more help?

    If you have questions, our MusicSource Supervisors are ready to help. Please let us know if you don’t find what you’re looking for on Discovery MusicSource and we will help you find music from our library that best suites your needs.

    Phone: 240.662.4010
    Email: Discovery_MusicSource@discovery.com

  7. Are you planning to add additional music to Discovery MusicSource?

    Discovery MusicSource clients can expect incremental increases to the music library throughout the year, and receive updates on new music after login.

  8. Are you having technical difficulties with the DMS website?

    Please email us at Discovery_MusicSource@Discovery.com or call the DMS Hotline at 240-662-4010.