Use this method to send audio files, if you want Telegram clients to display them in the music player. Your audio must be in the .MP3 or .M4A format. On success, the sent Message is returned. Bots can currently send audio files of up to 50 MB in size, this limit may be changed in the future.

For sending voice messages, use the sendVoice method instead.


Name Type Description
chat_id Union[int, str] Unique identifier for the target chat or username of the target channel (in the format @channelusername)
audio Union[InputFile, str] Audio file to send. Pass a file_id as String to send an audio file that exists on the Telegram servers (recommended), pass an HTTP URL as a String for Telegram to get an audio file from the Internet, or upload a new one using multipart/form-data.
caption Optional[str] Optional. Audio caption, 0-1024 characters after entities parsing
parse_mode Optional[str] Optional. Mode for parsing entities in the audio caption. See formatting options for more details.
duration Optional[int] Optional. Duration of the audio in seconds
performer Optional[str] Optional. Performer
title Optional[str] Optional. Track name
thumb Optional[Union[InputFile, str]] Optional. Thumbnail of the file sent; can be ignored if thumbnail generation for the file is supported server-side. The thumbnail should be in JPEG format and less than 200 kB in size. A thumbnail‘s width and height should not exceed 320. Ignored if the file is not uploaded using multipart/form-data. Thumbnails can’t be reused and can be only uploaded as a new file, so you can pass 'attach://' if the thumbnail was uploaded using multipart/form-data under .
disable_notification Optional[bool] Optional. Sends the message silently. Users will receive a notification with no sound.
reply_to_message_id Optional[int] Optional. If the message is a reply, ID of the original message
reply_markup Optional[Union[InlineKeyboardMarkup, ReplyKeyboardMarkup, ReplyKeyboardRemove, ForceReply]] Optional. Additional interface options. A JSON-serialized object for an inline keyboard, custom reply keyboard, instructions to remove reply keyboard or to force a reply from the user.


Type: Message

Description: On success, the sent Message is returned.


As bot method

result: Message = await bot.send_audio(...)

Method as object


  • from aiogram.methods import SendAudio
  • from aiogram.api.methods import SendAudio
  • from aiogram.api.methods.send_audio import SendAudio

In handlers with current bot

result: Message = await SendAudio(...)

With specific bot

result: Message = await bot(SendAudio(...))

As reply into Webhook in handler

return SendAudio(...)