No, I don't think so. I right-clicked on files of many MP3s off my desktop and the album art is embedded into the meta-tag data. I have a bunch of bootleg music I got off some sketchy site online. When it's on a USB stick, the iDrive displays the custom cover art that the website put on the files. No way album art comes from gracenote.
Originally Posted by astrohip
A vague answer that is not correct. My USB stick has nothing but MP3s on it, no JPGs at all, so it can't come from the USB stick. And, my Tags do NOT contain album art. Now if you are saying it uses the meta-data (AKA Tags) to retrieve the album art from somewhere, you are correct.
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