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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

NOTICE: On Monday 26th November, the Chart Search function will be removed from the Commercial Music Search engine.
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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:

9 Lives Music Absolute Music Library
Addictive Tracks Alibi Music
Amphibious Zoo Anger Music
Arcadia Production Music Beats Bakery
Bibliotheque Music Boom! Music
Boost Music Cavendish Music
CDM Music Cezame Music Agency
De Wolfe Music Emergency Production Music
EMI Production Music Evolution Media Music
Evolving Sound Fantasy Production Music
Felt Music Fliktrax *NEW
Gargantuan Music Handmade Sounds
In-spired Production Music Juice Music
JW Media Music Loaded Production Music *NEW
Made Up Music Mediatracks Music Library
Monkey Puzzle House Production Music Mozart Edition (Great Britain) Ltd
Music For Sport Ninja Tune
No Sheet Music Off The Shelf Music
Ostereo Picture Sound
Plan 8 Music Popcorn Music
Raft Music *NEW Ravenwood Music
Red And Bear Music Group Reliable Source Music
SATV Publishing Sauce Music
Smashtrax Music Soho Production Music
Sound Designs Soundscape
Soundtrapper Standard Music Library
Strophic Music Take That Music *NEW
The Funky Junkies Music Company The Perfect Music Library
Twisted Jukebox Ultraphonic
Universal Publishing Production Music Warner/Chappell Production Music
(including BBC Production Music) West One Music