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APA Citation Style, Seventh Edition: Audio Sources

Section 10.13

This page provides guidance on citing music albums, single songs or tracks, podcasts, and podcast episodes. 
 
 
General Format: Music Album   
 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Artist or Composer Surname, Year)
     
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Artist or Composer Surname, Year)
 
      References:
Artist Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. OR Composer Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year). Album title [Album OR Album recorded by recorder name {only include if recording is classical}]. Name of Recording Studio. (Original work published date [if applicable])
 
 
Example 1: Music Album
 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Mozart, 1775/1997)
 
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Mozart, 1775/1997)
 
      References:
Mozart, A. (1997). The 5 violin concertos [Album recorded by Vienna Philharmonic]. Musical Heritage Society. (Original work published 1775) 
 
 
General Format: Single Song or Track 
 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Artist or Composer Surname, Year)
 
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Artist or Composer Surname, Year)
 
      References:
Artist Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. OR Composer Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year). Song or track title [Song OR Song recorded by recorder name {only include if recording is classical}]. On Name of album. Name of Recording Studio. (Original work published date [if applicable])
 
 
General Format: Podcast 
 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Host Surname, Run Dates)
 
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Host Surname, Run Dates)
 
      References:
Host Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Host). (Run Dates). Name of podcast [Audio podcast]. Production Company. https://URL of podcast
 
 
Example 2: Podcast
 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Schwartz, 2019–present)
 
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Schwartz, 2019–present)
 
      References:
Schwartz, D. (Host). (2019–present). Noble blood [Audio podcast]. iHeart Media. http://noblebloodtales.com/
 
 
General Format: Podcast Episode 
 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Host Surname, Year)
 
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Host Surname, Year)
 
      References:
Host Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Host). (Year, Month Day). Name of episode (No. Episode Number) [Audio podcast episode]. In Name of podcast. Production Company. https://URL of podcast episode