Nielsen BDSradio’s exclusive Decade Top 500 Reports are now available, featuring the Top 500 releases spun in every format. These reports are accessible to BDSradio subscribers and reflect radio detections from January 1, 2000 – December 17, 2009. Non-BDSradio subscribers can request reports by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nielsen BDS charts are managed by the Billboard chart department and appear in Billboard magazine, Billboard.com, and Billboard.biz. Last month, leading urban radio and music industry Web site Urban Insite added Nielsen’s BDSradio’sGospel, Urban, Urban AC, Rhythmic and Smooth Jazz airplay chart data to its site. In September, BDSradio’s airplay chart data encompassing every Nielsen BDS-monitored radio format were added to Radio-Info.com’s Programming & Music section.
The following is a sampling of BDSradio Decade Top 500 Airplay Reports, reflecting the songs with the most spins at some of the formats monitored by BDSradio:
Country: “Something Like That” / Tim McGraw / 487,343 spins
CHR/Top 40: “Yeah” / Usher featuring Ludacris & Lil Jon / 416,267 spins
Hot AC: “Drops Of Jupiter” (Tell Me) / Train / 338,749 spins
Alternative: “Last Resort” / Papa Roach / 221,767 spins
Rhythmic: “Low” / Flo Rida featuring T-Pain / 206,864 spins
Album Rock: “It’s Been Awhile” / Staind / 189,195 spins
Urban: “Drop It Like It’s Hot” / Snoop Dogg featuring Pharrell / 169,511 spins
Urban AC: “Think About You” / Luther Vandross / 147,818 spins
Gospel: “Never Would Have Made It” / Marvin Sapp / 92,603 spins
Smooth Jazz: “Pacific Coast Highway” / Nils / 29,328 spins