2010 ➤ Lady Gaga ousts Lily Allen as UK’s most played artist

Lady Gaga, PPL, airplay chart , Bad Romance

Lady Gaga: top of the UK radio pops in 2010. Photograph © Dave Hogan/Getty Images

❚ LADY GAGA WAS OFFICIALLY the most played artist on UK radio last year. Bad Romance, the first single from her album The Fame Monster, topped the annual airplay chart compiled by music licensing company PPL, with Alejandro at number three. The previous year’s chart was topped by Lily Allen, who has since retired from the music business.

➢ International music revenues grew by nearly half
last year — Full report at Guardian online

UK’s top 10 most played songs in 2010

1 — Lady Gaga: Bad Romance
2 — Alicia Keys: Empire State of Mind
3 — Lady Gaga: Alejandro
4 — Plan B: She Said
5 — Kylie Minogue: All the Lovers
6 — Olly Murs: Please Don’t Let Me Go
7 — Ke$ha: Tik Tok
8 — Florence and the Machine: Rabbit Heart
9 — Train: Hey, Soul Sister
10 — Kings of Leon: Sex on Fire

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