Something to Listen for in TV Commercials

According to a company called Adbreak Anthems (they license songs for use in other media), the artists used (or at least requested) the most for us in advertisements in the UK were Queen, the Rolling Stones and Blondie.

It should come as no surprise that advertisers prefer famous artists from major labels over any other when it comes to pushing their stuff.  

After you study this pie chart, head over to Digital Music News for the full story.

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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