Madonna overtakes Beatles as most played artist of decade in UK

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Madonna dépasse les Beatles comme artiste la plus jouée de la décennie au Royaume-Uni.

Madonna overtakes Beatles as most played artist in Britain
Posted : Mon, 05 Apr 2010 12:55:17 GMT
By : dpa
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London - Madonna has overtaken the Beatles as Britain's most played musician of the last decade, beating the long-standing front- runners into second place, a study published Monday found.
Between now and the year 2000, no other musician or band has been heard more often on radio and television or in pubs, clubs and shops, the study by music licensing body PPL found.
Madonna, 51, is also the only woman among the top five on the list.
Robbie Williams came in third, two places above his former band Take That. Queen came in at number four and the sixth spot went to the Sugababes, followed by Elton John, Elvis Presley, Abba and Coldplay. The Rolling Stones were listed at number 19.

Source: EarthTimes.

Madonna Is U.K.'S Most Played Artist
05 April 2010 16:46

Madonna has been named the most played artist of the last decade in the U.K.
The list, compiled by Britain's music licensing body PPL, is based on the number of radio appearances and plays in public places such as shops, clubs and bars, amassed by musicians over the last 10 years.
The Material Girl came out on top, closely followed by The Beatles and British pop star Robbie Williams in second and third places respectively. Queen claimed fourth place, while boy band Take That were in fifth.
Other artists to appear in the top 10 include Elton John, Elvis Presley and Abba.

Source: Contactmusic News.

Madonna named most-played artist of the decade

Chart queen Madonna has been revealed as the most played artist of the past decade - nudging The Beatles into second spot.
Published: 4:50PM BST 05 Apr 2010

The star, who has been clocking up hits since 1984, topped a list of artists who have received most airplay and public performances of their recordings from 2000 to 2009.
The figures were compiled by royalties body PPL for a Radio 2 countdown which was broadcast on Monday.
Madonna - whose massive hits have included Material Girl, Into The Groove and Ray Of Light - was the only female act to make the top five.
The Beatles showed their longevity by being ranked runners-up, despite splitting three decades before the data even began.
Third-placed Robbie Williams was placed ahead of his former bandmates Take That, despite their new-found flush of success and chart domination, finishing fifth.
Fourth place went to Queen who continue to be widely played - with hits such as Bohemian Rhapsody - despite the death of frontman Freddie Mercury eight years before the noughties began.
Radio 2's People's Artist Chart - which counted down the 50 most-played acts of the previous 10 years -was drawn from recordings played on radio, TV and in public places such as pubs, clubs and shops. The show was hosted by comic Patrick Kielty.
PPL chairman Fran Nevrkla said: ''The latest People's Chart show is an accurate and democratic reflection of the most popular artists of the last decade, based both on what radio and TV programmes have chosen to broadcast in that time, as well as what people have been hearing in public venues.''
An earlier chart showed that Procol Harum's A Whiter Shade Of Pale was the most played pop recording of the past 75 years, and Carl Orff's O Fortuna was the most popular classical recording.

The People's Artist Chart Top 20 for the past 10 years

1. Madonna
2. The Beatles
3. Robbie Williams
4. Queen
5. Take That
6. Sugababes
7. Elton John
8. Elvis Presley
9. Abba
10. Coldplay
11. Pink
12. U2
13. Kylie Minogue
14. Stevie Wonder
15. Oasis
16. Scissor Sisters
17. Rod Stewart
18. Girls Aloud
19. The Rolling Stones
20. Stereophonics

Madonna was the only female act to make the top five.

Source: Daily Telegraph.

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