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List: Top 30 Most Played Songs on Irish Radio in 2011

PPI (Phonographic Performance Ireland Limited) which represents record companies big and small in Ireland reveal the Top 30 most played international and Irish songs as they meet today for their annual AGM. The list was compiled by PPI from 37 national and local stations

Out of the 2.6 million airplays on Irish Radio in 2011, the most played song in Ireland was Jessie J’s ‘Price Tag’ with Maroon 5′s ‘Moves like Jagger’ a close second. Only four Irish artists appeared in the top 30, The Script coming in at #7 ‘If Ever You Come Back’, followed by Royseven with ‘We Should be Lovers’ at #11 with Bressie in at #21 ‘Can’t Stay Young Forever’ and Snow Patrol lagging behind at #27.

Dick Doyle, CEO of PPI said “Its very gratifying to see how well Irish artists have performed in the chart against such stiff international competition.” With only 13% of the acts on the list coming from these shores, he’s an easily pleased man.

The final list is based on airplay logs supplied to PPI by Irish radio stations ; 2fm , 4fm, 98 fm, Beat 102-103, Clare fm, East Coast, FM 104, Galway Bay, Highland Radio, iRadio, KCLR 96FM, KFM, Limerick Live 95fm, LMFM, Lyric FM ,
Midlands 103, Midwest Radio, Newstalk, Northern Sound, Ocean FM, Phantom FM, Q102, Radio Kerry, Radio Nova 100, Red FM, RTE Radio 1, RTE Radio na Gaelige, Shannonside, South East Radio, Spin 1038, Spin South West, Sunshine 106.8 FM, Tipp FM, Today FM, and WLR FM.

Top 30 Most Played Songs on Irish Radio in 2011
1 Jessie J Price Tag Universal Island
2 Maroon 5 Moves Like Jagger A&M
3 Adele Rolling in the Deep XL
4 J Lo/Pitbul On the Floor Def Jam
5 Bruno Mars The Lazy Song Atlantic
6 Bruno Mars Grenade Atlantic
7 The Script If You Ever Come Back Sony1
8 Adele Someone Like You XL
9 Coldplay Every Teardrop Parlophone
10 Katy Perry Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) Virgin
11 Royseven We Should Be Lovers Roadrunner2
12 Adele Set Fire to the Rain XL
13 Lady Gaga Born This Way Interscope
14 Aloe Blacc I Need a Dollar Epic
15 Beyonce Best Thing I Never Had Columbia
16 Rihanna California King Bed Def Jam
17 Bruno Mars Marry You Atlantic
18 Cee Lo Green Bright Lights, Bigger City Warner
19 Katy Perry Firework Virgin
20 One Direction What Makes You Beautiful Syco Music
21 Bressie Can’t Stay Young Forever Sony3
22 Lady Gaga Edge of Glory Interscope
23 Take That The Flood Polydor
24 Taio Cruz/Kylie Minogue Higher 4th & Broadway
25 The Wanted Glad You Came Universal Island
26 Nicole Scherzinger Don’t Hold Your Breath Interscope
27 Snow Patrol Called Out in the Dark Fiction/Polydor
28 Bruno Mars Just The Way You Are Atlantic
29 Rihanna/Britney Spears S&M Def Jam
30 Rihanna/Calvin Harris We Found Love Def Jam

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