I'm new to development with Gracenote and I wanted to see if there was some sort of ZIP file with sample code(s) using Gracenote's Web APIs? If there is can someone point me in the right direction.


Hi there,
Welcome to the site! We do have some basic "Getting Started" code on the Web API Platform at page Since these require HTTP POST'ing of XML, you'll probably need to use a tool like cURL (command line tool, read for hints) or a browser extension like "Simple REST Client" for Chrome ( works pretty well.

There is also an unofficial Python wrapper to the Web API called Pygn on Github:

Let us know if any of those are helpful!

Hi Rich,

we have downloaded gracenote php files from

But we are getting error how can we solve below error.Can please you help me regarding this


exception: code=2003, message=cURL returned an error when trying to make the request., ext=60
Fatal error: Uncaught exception 'Gracenote\WebAPI\GNException' with message 'cURL returned an error when trying to make the request.' in /home/content/m/a/v/mavenorg/html/php2/byochannel/gracen/php-gracenote/HTTP.class.php:113 Stack trace: #0 /home/content/m/a/v/mavenorg/html/php2/byochannel/gracen/php-gracenote/HTTP.class.php(94): Gracenote\WebAPI\HTTP->validateResponse(false) #1 /home/content/m/a/v/mavenorg/html/php2/byochannel/gracen/php-gracenote/HTTP.class.php(144): Gracenote\WebAPI\HTTP->execute() #2 /home/content/m/a/v/mavenorg/html/php2/byochannel/gracen/php-gracenote/Gracenote.class.php(59): Gracenote\WebAPI\HTTP->post('<QUERIES>? ...') #3 /home/content/m/a/v/mavenorg/html/php2/byochannel/gracen/example_old.php(15): Gracenote\WebAPI\GracenoteWebAPI->register() #4 {main} thrown in /home/content/m/a/v/mavenorg/html/php2/byochannel/gracen/php-gracenote/HTTP.class.php on line 113