This article is Part 1 of a 10-part series examining how the Kodi multi-media player incorporates music files. Specifically, its music scanning and metadata scraping process flow logic.
If you are searching for general information on managing your Kodi music library and serving content, see the official Kodi Wiki.
This article series uses diagrams of the relevant of Kodi's software architecture to explain Kodi's music process flow logic.
Sorting by Album Name
When the music scanning process is triggered, the music files are scanned and sorted by album.
The next article is Phase 2: Compilations