Olly Murs - Olly Murs Named Britain's Most-played Act Of 2013

British singer Olly Murs saw off competition from Bruno Mars, Pink and Rihanna to be named most-played act of 2013 in the U.K.

The Heart Skips a Beat hitmaker topped the list compiled by officials at music royalty body Phonographic Performance Limited (Ppl).

Mars came in second, Pink was third, and Rihanna was at number four. DJ Calvin Harris rounded out the most-played top five.

Murs says, "I'm absolutely delighted I've won this award. I'd like to thank all the writers and producers on all the records that I've done, they've been incredible, of course the Tv channels, the radio stations, the pubs, the clubs, the bingo halls, whoever has played my songs."

Pharrell Williams boasts 2013's top two most-played tracks, Get Lucky with Daft Punk and Blurred Lines with Robin Thicke. Other songs which received huge amounts of Tv and radio airplay include Mirrors by Justin Timberlake and Mars' Locked Out Of Heaven.


Contactmusic

Tags: Olly Murs - Bruno Mars - Pink - Rihanna

Advertisement

More Olly Murs

Robbie Williams Keeps Gary Barlow Off The Top Spot On UK Album Chart

It was like 1997 all over again this weekend, as Robbie Williams and Gary Barlow battled it out for the Number One spot on the...

Royal Variety Show: Robbie Williams, Jessie J, Olly Murs And Gary Barlow Bring The Noise

Yesterday evening, the London Palladium played host to the 86th Royal Variety Performance where Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla welcomed a starry line-up of celebrity...

UK Album and Singles Charts Topped By (Surprise!) Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus, Miley Cyrus, Miley Cyrus – most people (non-Smilers, anyway) are probably tired of hearing the pop star’s name everywhere. However, there are some...

'Bbc Radio 1's Live Lounge 2013' Album Is Released On 28 October 2013 With Appearances From Rudimental, Bastille Plus Many More

On 28 October, the highly anticipated 'BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge 2013' album is released, including first appearances from Rudimental, Bastille, Kodaline, Disclosure and Robin...

Advertisement

Robbie Williams Working With Lily Allen, Michael Bublé And More For 'Swings Both Ways'

Robbie Williams has announced plans to release a new album in time for the festive period, with the big band and swing album Swing Both...

Olly Murs Reveals He Would Take A Bullet For Simon Cowell, Not Just An Egg

In possibly the most stupid thing said by anyone ever, Olly Murs has said that he’d take a bullet for Simon Cowell. The singer was...

Emeli Sande To Add An Ivor Novello To Her BRIT Collection?

Emeli Sande may be adding to her growing list of accolades as she is newly nominated for two different awards at the 58th Ivor Novello...

Will Alt J Add An Ivor Novello Award To Their Mercury Gong?

Mercury Music Prize winners Alt-J could well be adding an Ivor Novello award to their collection of gongs, NME announced today (April 17, 2013). The...

Advertisement

Comments

Olly Murs Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Olly Murs

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All