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01 March 2012

Love Train charity walkers name their top music tracks

Walkers for charity Nigel Lewis-Baker, Charlotte Carr and Alan Carr MBE (pictured, left to right) are participating in the Prostate Project Love Train Walk from John O'Groats to Land's End and reveal the favourite music tracks that will keep them motivated.

01 March 2012

PPL reveal most played Oscar-winning songs

This year the song Man or Muppet from the film The Muppets took the coveted Golden Statue – but will that song one day be in the UK's most played list?

01 March 2012

Take That is most played Manchester act

Take That can truly claim to be the nation's favourite Manchester act.

14 February 2012

Top ten romantic songs of 2011 revealed

The most played romantic love songs of last year are revealed, with one in every 20 songs played in 2011 including the word ‘love’ in its title.

16 December 2011

'Fairytale of New York' is announced as the PPL most played Christmas song of the century

PPL has today revealed its traditional annually updated most played Christmas songs of the century with The Pogues, Fairytale of New York, regaining the top spot with Last Christmas by Wham! at number two.

02 December 2010

The top 10 Christmas songs of the last decade

Fairy lights are blinking, decorations adorn every shop window and high streets across the land are alive with the sights and smells of Christmas. Christmas just isn’t Christmas however without the reassuringly familiar sound of carols, brass bands, laments for a white Christmas and our favourite tunes to dance around the tree. 

18 October 2010

Terrifying tracks for Halloween

With Halloween approaching, the music research experts, Entertainment Media Research have identified which songs people find most frightening. 

02 November 2009

Greatest Christmas songs ever

As we have been delving into the commercial value of Christmas background music we decided to take a look at the stories behind ten of the greatest Christmas songs ever. 

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