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MLA Citation Guide (9th Edition): Audio Materials

This research guide is based on the MLA Handbook (9th edition)

Audio Materials

Podcast Episode

Works Cited List Citation

"Title of Podcast." Name of Podcast, hosted by First Name Last Name, episode number if given, Sponsoring Organization if given, Day Month Year of Broadcast. App Name app or URL. Accessed Day Month Year viewed (optional, add if there is no upload/publication date).


"Hamlet Was Wrong." Revisionist History, hosted by Malcolm Gladwell, 6 Aug 2020. Apple Podcasts app.

"Michelle Obama Returns." Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend, hosted by Conan O’Brien, Matt Gourley, and Sona Movsesian, episode 92, Earwolf, 29 Sept. 2020.

In-Text Citation

("Title of Podcast")


("Hamlet Was Wrong")

("Michelle Obama Returns")


Works Cited List Citation

Artist's Last Name, First Name or Group Name. "Song Title." Album Name, Record Label, Year of Release, Source (e.g., URL or App Name app). Accessed Day Month Year viewed (optional, add if there is no upload/publication date).


Eilish, Billie. "Your Power." Happier Than Ever, Interscope Records, 2021,

Franklin, Aretha. "The Weight." This Girl's in Love With You, Atlantic Records, 1969, Spotify app.

In-Text Citation

(Artist's Last Name or Group Name)




(Franklin 0:12-15)

Note: If you're referring to a specific part of a song, include the time stamp after the artist's last name: (Artist's Last Name or Group Name time stamp)