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About The Service

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

Welcome to the BBC Desktop Jukebox.

We've made some improvements to the service:-

Commercial Music

  • The Playlists search has been moved to the first Search screen.

Production Music

  • New Releases can now be accessed via a link on the first Search screen.
  • The Results now indicate how many tracks exactly match your search criteria.

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 580,000 tracks from the best Production Music libraries representing over 180 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 Deep East Music
Made Up Music Fantasy Production Music
Mediatracks Music Library Focus Music
In-Spired Production Music Altitude Music
Absolute Music Library Emergency Production Music
Imagem Production Music Vibey Library
Warner/Chappell Production Music Cezame Music Agency
Boom! Music Soho Production Music
Repertoire Music Sync Music
9 Lives Music Keep Clear
Sauce Music Arcadia Production Music
Eagle-I Music Sound Designs Music
Anger Music Amphibious Zoo
Juice Music Universal Publishing Production Music
Lemoncake Music (Including BBC Production Music)
The Perfect Music Library Gargantuan Music
JMusic Roba Series
The Funky Junkies Music Company Big Idea Music
No Sheet Music NEW! Off The Shelf Music NEW!