The artist attribute specifies an artist name for a
single media element or collection of media elements.
When an artist attribute is specified, the value is included in the
content description list that is sent to the client. Windows Media
Player displays the artist attribute value when the
media element or elements are played. Values specified for
the artist attribute must be text strings.
In the following example, the value of the artist
attribute for the source file IntroFile1.wma is Jeff
If the user is running Windows Media Player for
Windows XP and earlier, the clientData element information
will be ignored. The clientData element is supported by
Windows Media Player 9 Series or later.
For more information about defining playlist
attributes, see the Windows Media Services Software Development Kit
(SDK) at the Microsoft Web site.
If you are creating or editing server-side
playlists by using either a text editor or an automated script,
ensure that the artist attribute tags are in the correct
case. XML is a case-sensitive language, and Windows Media Services
will not recognize playlist attributes that are not listed