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# tag.getInfo

Get the metadata for a tag

# Example URLs

JSON: /2.0/?method=tag.getinfo&tag=disco&api_key=YOUR_API_KEY&format=json
XML: /2.0/?method=tag.getinfo&tag=disco&api_key=YOUR_API_KEY

# Params

lang (Optional) : The language to return the wiki in, expressed as an ISO 639 alpha-2 code.
tag (Required) : The tag name
api_key (Required) : A Last.fm API key.

# Auth

This service does not require authentication.

# Sample Response

<tag>
    <name>disco</name>
    <url>http://www.last.fm/tag/disco</url>
    <reach>27199</reach>
    <taggings>114210</taggings>
    <streamable>1</streamable>
    <wiki>
        <published>Thu, 19 Aug 2010 03:22:16 +0000</published>
        <summary><!\[CDATA\[Disco is a genre of dance-oriented music\]\]></summary>
        <content><!\[CDATA\[Disco is a genre of dance-oriented music that originated in African American, gay and Hispanic American communities in 1970s. (truncated for readability in sample)\]\]></content>
    </wiki>
</tag>

# Attributes

  • reach : The number of users that have used this tag
  • streamable : A value of '1' indicates this tag can be used as a radio station
  • taggings : The total number of times this tag has been used

# 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

API Calls