Last.fm Web Services

geo.getMetroHypeArtistChart

Get a chart of hyped (up and coming) artists for a metro

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

metro (Required) : The metro's name
country (Required) : A country name, as defined by the ISO 3166-1 country names standard
start (Optional) : Beginning timestamp of the weekly range requested (c.f. geo.getWeeklyChartlist)
end (Optional) : Ending timestamp of the weekly range requested (c.f. geo.getWeeklyChartlist)
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.

Auth

This service does not require authentication.

Sample Response

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<lfm status="ok">
    <topartists metro="Madrid" >
        <artist rank="1">
            <name>Muse</name>
            <playcount></playcount>
            <mbid>9c9f1380-2516-4fc9-a3e6-f9f61941d090</mbid>
            <url>http://www.last.fm/music/Muse</url>
            <streamable>1</streamable>
            <image size="small">http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/34/364188.jpg</image>
            <image size="medium">http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/64/364188.jpg</image>
            <image size="large">http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/126/364188.jpg</image>
            <image size="extralarge">http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/252/364188.jpg</image>
            <image size="mega"></image>
        </artist>
        <artist rank="2">
            <name>The Killers</name>
            <playcount></playcount>
            <mbid>95e1ead9-4d31-4808-a7ac-32c3614c116b</mbid>
            <url>http://www.last.fm/music/The+Killers</url>
            <streamable>1</streamable>
            <image size="small">http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/34/95070.jpg</image>
            <image size="medium">http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/64/95070.jpg</image>
            <image size="large">http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/126/95070.jpg</image>
            <image size="extralarge">http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/252/95070.jpg</image>
            <image size="mega"></image>
        </artist>
        ...
    </topartists>
</lfm>

Other Formats

Also available as a feed in rss format

e.g. http://ws.audioscrobbler.com

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