Radio’s Most Played Songs Of All Time. 1) The Righteous Brothers – You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ 2) The Association – Never My Love 3) The Beatles – Yesterday 4) Ben E. King – Stand By Me 5) Franki Valli – Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You 6) Otis Redding – Sitting on the Dock of the Bay 7) Simon and Garfunkle – Mrs. Robinson. BMI today announced the Top Songs of the Century, listing the most played songs on American radio and television. Leading the list is the anthemic "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'," written by Barry Mann, Phil Spector and Cynthia Weil, which recently passed the historic 8 million performance plateau. Radio stations across the board are used, from Top 40 Mainstream (which plays a wide variety of music that is generally the most popular songs of the time) to more genre-specific radio stations such as urban radio and country music. Paid plays of a song or treatment as . Jan 05, · The list of the top 10 most-played songs on U.S. radio features mostly pop tunes, as they tend to perform the best across a number of formats, while hip-hop tunes are streamed more heavily than Author: Hugh Mcintyre.
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