Last.fm Web Services

user.getTopTags

Get the top tags used by this user.

Example URLs

JSON: /2.0/?method=user.gettoptags&user=rj&api_key=YOUR_API_KEY&format=json
XML: /2.0/?method=user.gettoptags&user=rj&api_key=YOUR_API_KEY

Params

user (Required) : The user name
limit (Optional) : Limit the number of tags returned
api_key (Required) : A Last.fm API key.

Auth

This service does not require authentication.

Sample Response

<toptags user="RJ">
  <tag>
    <name>rock</name>
    <count>12</count>
    <url>www.last.fm/tag/rock</url>
  </tag>
  ...
</toptags>

Other Formats

Also available as a feed in txt format

e.g. http://ws.audioscrobbler.com/2.0/user/rj/toptags.txt

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