‘Happy’ from Pharrell Williams was the most played song on Australian radio in 2014
AirCheck™ released the figures today showing ‘Happy’ in the top spot with 18,872 spins and Australian act Sheppard with ‘Geronimo’ in second place with Airplay of 18,015 times.
2014 Top Ten Songs by Airplay (1/1/14 to 16/12/14)
- Happy – Pharrell Williams – 18,872
- Geronimo – Sheppard – 18,015
- Chandelier – Sia – 16,739
- Am I Wrong – Nico & Vinz – 16,545
- Rather Be – Clean Bandit Feat Jess Glynne – 15,618
- She Looks So Perfect – 5 Seconds Of Summer – 15,441
- Stolen Dance – Milky Chance – 14,779
- Stay With Me – Sam Smith – 14,689
- Best Day Of My Life – American Authors – 14,602
- Brave – Sara Bareilles – 14,498
AirCheck™, the Leader in Local Media Monitoring in Australia, checks the airplay of songs and commercials on ALL 54 commercial radio stations 24/7 in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Adelaide, Perth, Central Coast, Newcastle and Geelong, plus Triple j and FBi-FM in Sydney and Fresh FM in Adelaide.
Similar to last year the No1 song had a substantial lead with 857 more plays than the runner up ‘Geronimo’ from Sheppard., Interestingly ‘Happy’ was played 1,453 more times this year than last year’s winner, ‘Lanterns’ from Birds of Tokyo.
Keith Williams, RCS Vice President Asia Pacific said, “Nova 100 in Melbourne wins the prize for playing ‘Happy’ the most times in Australia in 2014 (972) with Nova 969 in Sydney close behind (961). It is great to see 3 Australian songs in the Top Ten in 2014 Sheppard (#2), Sia (#2), 5 Seconds of Summer (#6). There are a total of 20 Australian artists in the Top 100 most played songs for 2014” he commented today.
AirCheck™ is producing this type of market intelligence of songs and commercials every day, the only company publishing weekly airplay charts for the radio and music industries, using real time data to compile national and local market based music charts for competitive analysis.
AirCheck™ airplay data is used exclusively by The Music Network, Radioinfo, Radio Today and Mediaweek publications.
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# Radio means those radio stations monitored by AirCheck. A full list is available at www.aircheck.net.au.
^ Results are based on Airplay from the 1st January to 16th December 2014
~ The Top 100 most played songs for 2014 is published www.aircheck.net.au.