How come this release group is not listed under on its artist page?


#1

Hi guys,

I’ve just noticed that this release group is not listed on its artist page.

Any idea why?

Note: this release group is not to be confused with this one, that I created a few minutes ago because I thought it was missing (since it was not listed on the artist page).


Artist page doesn't contain an album which I receive through API and is not a special album
#2

Because it has only promotion (or bootleg) releases in it, so it is deemed not relevant to the standard discography and shown only when specifically requested. See at the bottom: “Showing official release groups by this artist. Show all release groups instead”


#3

…and the empty release group that I created today is displayed because it’s still empty (i.e. no promotion release).

Well that explains everything. Thank you!


#4

One more question: how can I delete the release group the duplicate/empty release group? I do not see any way to do that.


#5

This makes 100% sense by the way. :+1:


#6

Release groups get purged if they’re completely empty. “Emptiness” here also means void of relationships—ie., the single/EP and the RateYourMusic URL relationships here means that the release group is not “proper” empty.

However, instead of removing those relationships, it’s better to merge the two release groups:
https://musicbrainz.org/doc/Merge_Rather_Than_Delete