Last.fm Web Services

track.getTopFans

Get the top fans for this track on Last.fm, based on listening data. Supply either track & artist name or musicbrainz id.

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

track (Required (unless mbid)] : The track name
artist (Required (unless mbid)] : The artist name
mbid (Optional) : The musicbrainz id for the track
autocorrect[0|1] (Optional) : Transform misspelled artist and track names into correct artist and track names, returning the correct version instead. The corrected artist and track name will be returned in the response.
api_key (Required) : A Last.fm API key.

Auth

This service does not require authentication.

Sample Response

<topfans artist="Cher" track="Believe">
  <user>
    <name>snevekat</name>
    <url>http://www.last.fm/user/snevekat/</url>
    <image size="small">http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/50/1599285.jpg</image>
    <image size="medium">http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/85/1599285.jpg</image>
    <image size="large">http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/160/1599285.jpg</image>
    <weight>1000000</weight>
  </user>
  ...
</topfans>

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