Last.fm Web Services

user.getRecommendedArtists

Get Last.fm artist recommendations for a user

Params

page (Optional) : The page number to fetch. Defaults to first page.
limit (Optional) : The number of results to fetch per page. Defaults to 50.
api_key (Required) : A Last.fm API key.
api_sig (Required) : A Last.fm method signature. See authentication for more information.
sk (Required) : A session key generated by authenticating a user via the authentication protocol.

Auth

This service requires authentication. Please see our authentication how-to.

Sample Response

<recommendations user="joanofarctan" page="4" perPage="50" totalPages="6" total="276">
  <artist>
    <name>Quest.Room.Project</name>
    <mbid/>
    <url>http://www.last.fm/music/Quest.Room.Project</url>
    <streamable>1</streamable>
    <image size="small">...</image>
    <image size="medium">...</image>
    <image size="large">...</image>
  </artist>
  <artist>
    <name>Senior Soul</name>
    <mbid>a25cebd7-679f-40c5-b451-7f40c1f25c5b</mbid>
    <url>http://www.last.fm/music/Senior+Soul</url>
    <streamable>0</streamable>
    <image size="small">...</image>
    <image size="medium">...</image>
    <image size="large">...</image>
  </artist>
  <artist>
  ...
  </artist>
</recommendations>

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