Fun fact: The most-played songs on British radio and TV through the 2010s

With everything we’re going through, the 2010s feels like a century ago. In reality, though, it’s been a little more than a hundred days since we moved into the new decade.

The BBC has issued this list of the most-played songs on British radio and TV through the 2010s. Here’s the top 10.

  1. Happy, Pharrell Williams
  2. Rolling in the Deep, Adele
  3. Moves Like Jagger, Maroon 5
  4. Get Lucky, Daft Punk
  5. Can’t Stop the Feeling!, Justin Timberlake
  6. I Gotta Feeling, Black Eyed Peas
  7. Uptown Funk, Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
  8. One Republic, Counting Stars
  9. Forget You, CeeLo Green
  10. Sex on Fire, Kings of Leon

You can read more about this list here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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