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Madonna Beats The Beatles To 'Most Played Artist Of The Last Decade'

April 6, 2010
Madonna Beats The Beatles To 'Most Played Artist Of The Last Decade'Madonna eclipsed The Beatles as the most played artist of the last decade, new figures show.

The Queen of Pop topped a chart of artists who enjoyed the most airplay and public performances of their material from 2000-2009.

Compiled by royalties body PPL, the countdown also featured Robbie Williams at number three, Queen at four and Take That at number five.

Other artists inside the top-10 included Sugababes, Elvis Presley and Coldplay.

PPL chairman Fran Nevrkla told news agency PA: "It is an accurate and democratic reflection of the most popular artists of the last decade."

The chart was broadcast on BBC Radio 2 on Bank Holiday Monday (April 5).

The top-10 was:

  1. Madonna
  2. The Beatles
  3. Robbie Williams
  4. Queen
  5. Take That
  6. Sugababes
  7. Elton John
  8. Elvis Presley
  9. ABBA
  10. Coldplay

(by Jason Gregory)

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