THE Black Keys song Lonely Boy has been crowned the most played song on Australian radio in 2012.

The Grammy-nominated song topped AirCheck's annual Top 100 airplay figures list, released yesterday, reaching a total of more than 16,000 plays.

The Most Played Artist on radio in 2012 was Pink with more than 43,000 plays and the most played Australian artist was Guy Sebastian with his songs playing more than 29,950 times during the year.

American indie band fun. had two entries in the Top 10 most played songs, which also included British singer songwriter Ed Sheeran, American pop singer Carly Rae Jepsen, British rockers Coldplay and American rock band Maroon 5.

 

2012 Top Ten Songs by Airplay (1/1/12 to 19/12/12)

Rank

Title

Artist

Instances

1

Lonely Boy

The Black Keys

16244

2

Lego House

Ed Sheeran

15626

3

Call Me Maybe

Carly Rae Jepsen

14818

4

We Are Young

fun. Feat Janelle Monae

14472

5

Brother

Matt Corby

14041

6

Paradise

Coldplay

13944

7

Drive By

Train

13443

8

One More Night

Maroon 5

12717

9

Blow Me (One Last Kiss)

Pink

12219

10

Some Nights

fun.

12176


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