Artists with the same name

  • 1
  • Problem
  • Updated 2 months ago
Is there any way how can I help with refering artists with the same name? It's very annoying when I have in statistics photo of someone else. For example now I'm listening to Abraxas (Czech prog band) bot there is also band called the same way from Poland or some Death Metal band. The same thing I noticed with Smack. One is Czech rapper and nother Smack is some Glam Metal band..
Photo of Ado7121

Ado7121

  • 30 Posts
  • 91 Reply Likes

Posted 2 months ago

  • 1
Photo of He's dead, Jim!

He's dead, Jim!

  • 1595 Posts
  • 406 Reply Likes
Photo of Ado7121

Ado7121

  • 30 Posts
  • 91 Reply Likes
Yeah but that was one year ago. It seems that we are going to live with this issues at best for 5 years. For example editing scrobbles took so many years to be finally ready. It's so ridiculous.
Photo of He's dead, Jim!

He's dead, Jim!

  • 1595 Posts
  • 406 Reply Likes
If I recall correctly the back end already supports multiple artists with the same name, but the font end doesn't. I guess that to be able to tell what track belongs to what artists the catalogue needs to be fixed first and it seems that takes a bit longer than anticipated.
Photo of Hans-Jürgen

Hans-Jürgen, Moderator

  • 2217 Posts
  • 1166 Reply Likes
If you want to help, you could check if the English wiki (or other languages) already reflect the fact that these are shared profiles of several artists with the same name, and if not, edit them accordingly. See also this FAQ:

There’s another artist or band with the same name?

(Edited)