Get the top artists listened to by a user. You can stipulate a time period. Sends the overall chart by default.
Paramsuser (Required) : The user name to fetch top artists for.
period (Optional) : overall | 7day | 1month | 3month | 6month | 12month - The time period over which to retrieve top artists for.
limit (Optional) : The number of results to fetch per page. Defaults to 50.
page (Optional) : The page number to fetch. Defaults to first page.
api_key (Required) : A Last.fm API key.
AuthThis service does not require authentication.
<topartists user="RJ" type="overall"> <artist rank="1"> <name>Dream Theater</name> <playcount>1337</playcount> <mbid>28503ab7-8bf2-4666-a7bd-2644bfc7cb1d</mbid> <url>http://www.last.fm/music/Dream+Theater</url> <streamable>1</streamable> <image size="small">...</image> <image size="medium">...</image> <image size="large">...</image> </artist> ... </topartists>
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