London (ANI): US band The Killers has bagged the title of 'most
played song" since the launch of online service last.fm with their
chart hit Mr Brightside. Last.fm has complied the chart of its most
played songs to mark 40 Billion plays on its streaming service. The
online service was launched in 2003, reports the Mirror.
British bands have the biggest share of top spots on the list
with 6 appearing in the top 10. Muse was king of the UK acts with
Oasis, Coldplay and Radiohead also appearing at the very top of the
list. Last.fm recommends similar music choices to users each time
they “scrobble" or play a song. At the peak of use Last.fm users
scrobble up to 800 songs per second.
Lady Gaga is the only woman to place in the top 20 with Poker
Face at number six with just over 6 million plays even though the
song was only just released last year. The most steamed song Mr
Brightside was played a total 7.66 million times.