—December 20, 2012
Lonely Boy from The Black Keys is the most played song on Australian radio in 2012.
AirCheck™ released their annual Top 100 airplay figures today showing ‘Lonely Boy’ taking the top spot with total airplay of 16,244 instances.
The Most Played Artist on radio in 2012 (all songs) was Pink with 43,429 instances and the Most Played Australian Artist was Guy Sebastian with his songs playing over 29,940 times during the year.
The Top 100 songs for 2012 are listed here
“The Black Keys had over 884 hours on radio with ‘Lonely Boy’, and that is serious airplay Keith Williams, Managing Director of AirCheck said today. “The Most Played Australian Song was ‘Brother’ from Matt Corby at number 5 whereas last year there were no Australians in the Top 10. 2012 was a better year all round forAustralian artists with 13 songs in the Top 100 and clearly this success was song driven” he commented..
AirCheck produces this type of market intelligence of songs and commercials every day, the only company publishing weekly airplay charts for the radio and music industries. AirCheck also uses real time data to compile national and local market based charts for competitive analysis.
AirCheck airplay data is used exclusively by The Music Network, Radioinfo, Radio Today and Mediaweek publications.
# Radio means those radio stations monitored by AirCheck. A full list is available here
* The total airtime is calculated by the length of the song (3′.16″) by the number of Instances (16,244)
^ Results are based on Airplay from the 1st January to 19th December 2012
~ The Top 100 most played songs for 2012 are published here
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