Last.fm Web Services

user.getPlaylists

Get a list of a user's playlists on Last.fm.

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

user (Required) : The last.fm username to fetch the playlists of.
api_key (Required) : A Last.fm API key.

Auth

This service does not require authentication.

Sample Response

<playlists user="RJ">
  <playlist>
    <id>2615079</id>
    <title>Duck playlist</title>
    <description>Duck and cover</description>
    <date>2008-05-22T09:40:09</date>
    <size>10</size>
    <duration>2143</duration>
    <streamable>0</streamable>
    <creator>http://www.last.fm/user/RJ</creator>
    <url>http://www.last.fm/user/RJ/library/playlists/1k1t3_duck_playlist</url>
    <image size="small">http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/34/5985590.jpg</image>
    <image size="medium">http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/64/5985590.jpg</image>
    <image size="large">http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/126/5985590.jpg</image>
  </playlist>
  ...
</playlists>

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