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The Spotify for developers platform helps many bring their ideas to life. Whether it's a short term app helping an artist’s release or something more long term - there is always a chance of success. Things start to grow and then you might also need w...

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What does it mean if a track has 'Soundtracks' genre?

API reference: https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/get-track I'm using Spotify API to get track genres data for a research project. However, it's not clear to me how this variable is defined, generated (human or machine) or ...

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  • API reference: https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/get-track   I'm using Spotify API to get track genres data for a research project. However, it's not clear t...
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Is there any way to sort artist's genres by popularity or get how many songs of each genre has?

I've been developing an app that involves artist's genres. When I make the request to get the genres from a specific artist, i got in return an alphabetically sorted array of the genres. My main problem is that, in most of the cases, there's one genr...

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  • I've been developing an app that involves artist's genres. When I make the request to get the genres from a specific artist, i got in return an alphabetically sorted array of the genres. My main p...
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Is there any way to sort artist's genres by popularity

I've been developing an app that involves artist's genres. When I take make the request to get the genres from a specific artist, i got in return an alphabetically sorted array of the genres. My main problem is that, in most of the cases, there's one...

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  • I've been developing an app that involves artist's genres. When I take make the request to get the genres from a specific artist, i got in return an alphabetically sorted array of the genres. My m...
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Solved!! retrieving genre of track in metadata

My Question or IssueI'm writing a scritpt to try to retrieve the genre from a track using the metadata of that song. I am not well versed in the spotify API, so i do need some information .btw i am writing it in Python and I'm using spotipy to access...

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  • My Question or Issue I'm writing a scritpt to try to retrieve the genre from a track using the metadata of that song. I am not well versed in the spotify API, so i do need some information 😅. ...
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Spotify API - Tracks Genre

I've been trying to get some tracks' genres. I already know the genres are available under a track's album, but when I try to get the genres of the album, I only get an empty array in JSON (example below). {'album_type': 'album', 'artists': [{'extern...

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  • I've been trying to get some tracks' genres. I already know the genres are available under a track's album, but when I try to get the genres of the album, I only get an empty array in JSON (example b...
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Genres that can be used for filtering in Spotify API query

I was wondering which genres can be used in the query when searching for songs/albums? (q="genre:.....") Is there a full list of all genres that can be used for filtering? (where the sub-genres which are included in one genre can be seen)

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  • I was wondering which genres can be used in the query when searching for songs/albums? (q="genre:.....") Is there a full list of all genres that can be used for filtering? (where the sub-genres w...
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