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Nielsen BDSradio Unveils Decade Top 500 Airplay Reports December 28, 2009

Posted by David W. King in Airplay Charts, Internet Radio, Radio, Radio Stations, Streaming Radio, Uncategorized.

Nielsen BDSradio’s exclusive Decade Top 500 Reports are now available, featuring the Top 500 releases spun in every format. These reports are accessible to BDSradio subscribers and reflect radio detections from January 1, 2000 – December 17, 2009.

Nielsen BDS charts are managed by the Billboard chart department and appear in Billboard magazine, Billboard.com, and Billboard.biz. Last month, leading urban radio and music industry Web site Urban Insite added Nielsen’s BDSradio’s Gospel, Urban, Urban AC, Rhythmic and Smooth Jazz airplay chart data to its site. In September, BDSradio’s airplay chart data encompassing every Nielsen BDS-monitored radio format were added to Radio-Info.com’s Programming & Music section.

The following is a sampling of BDSradio Decade Top 500 Airplay Reports, reflecting the songs with the most spins at some of the formats monitored by BDSradio:

Country: “Something Like That” / Tim McGraw / 487,343 spins
CHR/Top 40: “Yeah” / Usher featuring Ludacris & Lil Jon / 416,267 spins
Hot AC: “Drops Of Jupiter” (Tell Me) / Train / 338,749 spins
Alternative: “Last Resort” / Papa Roach / 221,767 spins
Rhythmic: “Low” / Flo Rida featuring T-Pain / 206,864 spins
Album Rock: “It’s Been Awhile” / Staind / 189,195 spins
Urban: “Drop It Like It’s Hot” / Snoop Dogg featuring Pharrell / 169,511 spins
Urban AC: “Think About You” / Luther Vandross / 147,818 spins
Gospel: “Never Would Have Made It” / Marvin Sapp / 92,603 spins
Smooth Jazz: “Pacific Coast Highway” / Nils / 29,328 spins

Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems, a business of The Nielsen Company, is the world’s leading provider of airplay tracking for the entertainment industry. Employing a patented digital pattern recognition technology, Nielsen BDS captures in excess of 100 millionmusic performances and advertisements annually on more than2,000 radio stations, satellite radio and cable music channels in over 140 markets in the U.S. (including Puerto Rico) and 30 Canadian markets.

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