The Global Release Identifier (GRid) is a system to identify releases of digital sound recordings for electronic distribution. It is designed to be integrated with identification systems deployed by key stakeholders from across the music industry.
A GRid consists of 18 alphanumerical characters.
A1 – Identifier Scheme element
2425G – Issuer Code element
ABC1234002 – Release Number element
M – Check Character element
A1 2425G ABC1234002 M
A1-2425G-ABC1234002-Q are valid