External Integrations

Configure Navidrome to get information and images from Last.fm and Spotify


Artist images can be retrieved from Spotify. You’ll need to set the config options Spotify.ID and Spotify.Secret. To obtain these values, create a free account in Spotify, then follow these steps:

  1. Click on the “Create an App” button in Spotify’s Developer dashboard: https://developer.spotify.com/dashboard/applications:

  1. Fill all fields and click on the “Create” button:

  1. Copy the values to your configuration file (or set them as environment variables):


Navidrome can use Last.fm to retrieve artists biographies, artists top songs, similar artists and album covers. It works out-of-the-box, but if you want to setup your own API-KEY, follow these steps:

You will need a Last.fm free account, then you’ll need to set the config options LastFM.ApiKey and LastFM.Secret. You can obtain these values by creating an API account in Last.fm:

  1. Go to https://www.last.fm/api/account/create and create an API account. Only the Application Name field is mandatory:

  1. After submitting the form, you can get the API Key and Shared Secret from the Account Created page:

  1. Copy the values above to your configuration file (or set them as environment variables)

Last modified January 24, 2023: Add artwork resolution information (08f28b2)