Last.fm Web Services

chart.getTopTracks

Get the top tracks chart

Example URLs

JSON: /2.0/?method=chart.gettoptracks&api_key=YOUR_API_KEY&format=json
XML: /2.0/?method=chart.gettoptracks&api_key=YOUR_API_KEY

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.

Auth

This service does not require authentication.

Sample Response

<tracks page="1" perPage="50" totalPages="20" total="1000">
  <track>
    <name>Dark Fantasy</name>
    <playcount>124394</playcount>
    <listeners>42141</listeners>
    <mbid/>
    <url>http://www.last.fm/music/Kanye+West/_/Dark+Fantasy</url>
    <streamable fulltrack="0">0</streamable>
    <artist>
      <name>Kanye West</name>
      <mbid>164f0d73-1234-4e2c-8743-d77bf2191051</mbid>
      <url>http://www.last.fm/music/Kanye+West</url>
    </artist>
  </track>
  ...
</tracks>

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