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About The Service

Welcome to the BBC Desktop Jukebox

The BBC Desktop Jukebox is a free service (except for BBC Worldwide) that delivers Commercial and Production Music as broadcast quality WAV files direct to your desktop.


All users are responsible for clearing music for broadcast and for reporting all music used via your agreed local procedures.


Check our Music Clearance and Reporting FAQs for more details.


Please ensure you read and agree to the Terms Of Use before you access Desktop Jukebox. These contain important information about how you may use the service.

Service Notices

Latest additions:-

  • New embedded HTML5 Player and Track Information
  • Save and Share Commercial and Production Music Playlists
  • Group/Ungroup Title Results
  • Use Chart Search for results from the UK Top 40 Charts
  • View Album Results when searching album title

For any comments or queries, please contact:

Commercial Music

The Desktop Jukebox offers a huge collection of Commercial Music tracks, including every single UK Top 40 single since the charts began in 1952, the vast majority of the US Hot 100 since 1954 and countless more from all genres including non chart pop, indie, rock, funk, jazz, country, soul, classical and film soundtracks updated with new releases and back catalogue tracks at a rate of 8,000 tracks per month.


PLEASE NOTE: If you can't find a track on DJ, but it is available via the Music Library on Research Gateway, you can now order that CD and select the Desktop Jukebox despatch method. The CD will then appear on DJ within 48 hours. (Internal BBC users only)


You can also order new material within Desktop Jukebox using the Feedback link.

Newsletter Archive

Click here to see all the Desktop Jukebox newsletters


Production Music

The Desktop Jukebox contains over 1,000,000 tracks from the best Production Music libraries representing over 200 labels.

To find out more about the libraries and labels, visit Contact Libraries in Production Music. Visit Preferences to select the order you'd like them to appear in your search results. The available libraries are:

JW Media Music Ravenwood Music
West One Music Plan 8 Music
Reliable Source Music Felt Music
Boost Music Mediatracks Music Library
Fantasy Production Music In-Spired Production Music
Focus Music Absolute Music Library
Altitude Music Cavendish Music
Emergency Production Music Warner/Chappell Production Music
Vibey Library Boom! Music
Cezame Music Agency Soho Production Music
9 Lives Music Sound Designs
Sync Music Sauce Music
Keep Clear Eagle-I Music
Arcadia Production Music Amphibious Zoo
Anger Music Universal Publishing Production Music
Juice Music (Including BBC Production Music)
EMI Production Music The Perfect Music Library
JMusic Gargantuan Music
The Funky Junkies Music Company Roba Series
No Sheet Music Big Idea Music
BMG Production Music Off The Shelf Music
Bibliotheque Music Tonic Sound Library
Bleach Music Ultraphonic
Tele Music Strophic Music
Alibi Music SATV Publishing
Clear Wave Music Tubesounds
De Wolfe Music Evolution Media Music
Presana Production Music Picture Sound
Mozart Edition (Great Britain) Ltd British Military Music Archive
Standard Music Library Music For Sport
Smashtrax Music *NEW Accorder Tracks *NEW
Twisted Jukebox *NEW