‘Uptown Funk’ by Mark Ronson Feat Bruno Mars was the most played song on Australian radio in 2015.
AirCheck™ released the figures today showing ‘Uptown Funk’ in the top spot with 20,234 spins and Walk the Moon with ‘Shut Up and Dance’ in second place with Airplay of 18,637 times.
2015 Top Ten Songs by Airplay (1/1/15 to 20/12/15)
- Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson Feat Bruno Mars – 20,234
- Shut Up & Dance – Walk The Moon – 18,637
- Sugar – Maroon 5 – 17,540
- Want To Want Me – Jason Derulo – 17,324
- Cheerleader (Remix) – OMI – 17,112
- Style – Taylor Swift – 17,050
- Take Me To Church – Hozier – 16,276
- Photograph – Ed Sheeran – 15,149
- Can’t Feel My Face – The Weeknd – 14,613
- Lean On – Major Lazer & DJ Snake Feat MO – 14,432
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 in Sydney and Fresh FM in Adelaide.
Similar to last year the No.1 song had a substantial lead with 1597 more plays than the runner up ‘Shut Up and Dance’ from Walk The Moon. Nova 96.9 in Sydney played Uptown Funk the most during the year, 1180 times, followed by Nova 100 Melbourne and Nova 919 in Adelaide with 1157 and 1112 instances respectively.
Keith Williams, RCS Vice President Asia Pacific said, “Disappointingly there are no Australian songs in the Top 10 most played this year and only 12 songs in the Top 100 of 2015 compared to 20 last year. There are two Australian songs in the Top 20, #14 Vance Joy – Fire & the Flood and #17 Kygo Feat Conrad Sewell – ‘Firestone’ ”.
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.
For further information and/or interviews, please contact Keith Williams at RCS on (02) 8424 3300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
# 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 20th December 2015
~ The Top 100 most played songs for 2015 is published www.aircheck.net.au.