Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information - USD ($)
$ in Billions
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2015
Jan. 31, 2016
Jun. 30, 2015
Entity Registrant Name Liberty Media Corporation    
Entity Central Index Key 0001560385    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2015    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2015    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Amendment Flag false    
Entity Public Float     $ 10.7
Common Class A      
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   102,204,921  
Common Class B      
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   9,870,966  
Common Class C      
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   222,567,095