Last.fm is a music service powered entirely by its community of listeners.
How? It all starts with scrobbling.
- scrobble: skrob·bul (ˈskrɒbəll)
To automatically add the tracks you play to your Last.fm profile with a piece of software called a Scrobbler
- If I'm not scrobbling the music I hear, it doesn't count!
- 82,252,800 scrobbles
in the last week
- 11,750,400 scrobbles
in the last day
- 489,600 scrobbles
in the last hour
- 5,875,200 scrobbles
in the last 12 hours
- 8,160 scrobbles
in the last minute
- 136 scrobbles
in the last second
That's over 88,749,093,759 tracks scrobbled since 2003.
About 692,297 years of music in total.
The Scrobbler automatically fills your library and updates it with what you've been listening to on your computer or iPod.
Why scrobble? In addition to helping the Last.fm community learn more about the music you love, you get…
- Personal top charts
- Music and concert recommendations
- Connect to like-minded listeners (musical neighbours)
Find friends from other sites using our friend finder.
Groups are based on a common interest, an artist or genre, or anything really! Each group has top charts, a forum and a custom station.