NARM/digitalmusic.org member TouchTunes recently released its year end music charts reporting on the top played songs and artists in 2012. Based on songs played across its network of 57,000 jukeboxes, TouchTunes’ year end review provides a unique look into what music is being played socially in bars and restaurants across America.
And the results are in!
From NY to LA, COUNTRY MUSIC dominated our TOP 10 SONGS charts, though ROCK was the top genre played overall.
Jason Aldean’s “Dirt Road Anthem” was the most played song for the second consecutive year.
Aldean was also the most played artist overall, closely followed by jukebox favorites AC/DC and Kid Rock.
Guilty pleasure “Call Me Maybe” was the MOST PLAYED song by TouchTunes Mobile App users.
Rihanna racked up 3x more songs than Chris Brown over the last year.
One Direction had 70,000 MORE songs played in 2012 then their British rivals, The Wanted.
Blake Shelton was played more on TouchTunes in 2012 than The Voice co-stars Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green and Adam Levine.
As part of TouchTunes’ year end summary, the company also released an infographic highlighting network activity during major national events including Election Day and Hurricane Sandy. The feud between One Direction and The Wanted has also been decided amongst jukebox users. One Direction reigns supreme with 70,000 more songs played in 2012 than their British rivals.
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