Last.fm Web Services

artist.getCorrection

Use the last.fm corrections data to check whether the supplied artist has a correction to a canonical artist

Example URLs

To get an example URL for this API call you'll first need to join Last.fm and then get an API account.

Params

artist (Required) : The artist name to correct.
api_key (Required) : A Last.fm API key.

Auth

This service does not require authentication.

Sample Response

<corrections>
  <correction index="0">
    <artist>
      <name>Guns N' Roses</name>
      <mbid>eeb1195b-f213-4ce1-b28c-8565211f8e43</mbid>
      <url>http://www.last.fm/music/Guns+N%27+Roses</url>
    </artist>
  </correction>
</corrections>

Errors

  • 2 : Invalid service - This service does not exist
  • 3 : Invalid Method - No method with that name in this package
  • 4 : Authentication Failed - You do not have permissions to access the service
  • 5 : Invalid format - This service doesn't exist in that format
  • 6 : Invalid parameters - Your request is missing a required parameter
  • 7 : Invalid resource specified
  • 8 : Operation failed - Something else went wrong
  • 9 : Invalid session key - Please re-authenticate
  • 10 : Invalid API key - You must be granted a valid key by last.fm
  • 11 : Service Offline - This service is temporarily offline. Try again later.
  • 13 : Invalid method signature supplied
  • 16 : There was a temporary error processing your request. Please try again
  • 26 : Suspended API key - Access for your account has been suspended, please contact Last.fm
  • 29 : Rate limit exceeded - Your IP has made too many requests in a short period