Getting Other Users' Top Artists/Top Tracks


Getting Other Users' Top Artists/Top Tracks


It is possible to access the top tracks/artists of another user? I know authorization is required but how would that work for a separate user? For example, if I wanted to create a web app that compared my top tracks to my friends top tracks, is there a way to seamlessly do that without a completely separate login auth request to my friend? If they are on my followers list could I access that info?

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Re: Getting Other Users' Top Artists/Top Tracks

Rock Star 16
Rock Star 16

Hey @basketball2523, I might be able to jump in here!


Right now, there's no endpoint for requesting this information. The top tracks/artist of another user are not publicly available on someone's profile. You can only request the information of the current authenticated user with this endpoint:


If this is something you'd like to see, I recommend creating a new idea on the Spotify Community. That way, Spotify can keep track of it. 


Let me know if you have any questions!


Stay safe and take care!


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