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Charting for the week of May 30, 2011

Top Downloads:

1.  Katy Perry - Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) (EMI)

2.  Chris Brown - She Ain't You (Sony)

3.  Mitsou - On vole (Universal)

4.  Down With Webster - She's Dope (Universal)

5.  Scotty McCreery - I Love You This Big (19 Ent./Universal)

6.  Neil Young - Grey Riders (Reprise/Warner)

7.  deadmau5 - Raise Your Weapon (Ultra/DMD Promo)

8.  Johnny Reid - You Gave My Heart A Home (EMI)

9.  Beyoncé - 1 Plus 1 (Sony)

10.  Foo Fighters - Walk (Sony)

Most Active Indies:

1.  deadmau5 - Raise Your Weapon (Ultra/DMD Promo)

2.  Aaron Pritchett - Drive (Decibal/Awesome/DMD Promo)

3.  Mark Lorenz - What Are We Doing In Love (Wild Stallion/A. Wilson Promo)

4.  Tyler Medeiros ft. Lil Twist - Say I Love You (Please Don't Go) (CP/DMD Promo)

5.  Kristina Maria - FML x2 (Lupo One/N. Corbeil Promo/TandemTracks Promo)

6.  Brian Melo - Anywhere But Here (Rat Pack/Fontana North)

7.  Michael Rule - Just Me Taling (Cutting Edge/Last Tango Promo)

8.  Sarah Cripps - Getaway Car ft. Danick Dupelle of Emerson Drive) (Indie/Last Tango Promo)

9.  Basia Lyjak - Sunshine (Indie/Last Tango Promo)

10.  Benny Benassi ff. Gary Go - Cinema (Ultra/DMD Promo)

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Charting for the week of May 24, 2011

Top Downloads

1. Rihanna "California King Bed" (Def Jam/Universal)

2. Karl Wolf "Ghetto Love Ft Kardinal Offishall" (Lone Wolf Ent./Universal)

3. Rodney Atkins "Take A Back Road" (Curb/Warner)

4. Lady Gaga "The Edge of Glory" (Universal)

5. Thirty Seconds To Mars  "Night of the Hunter" (EMI)

6. Gavin Degraw "Not Over Your" (J Records/Sony)

7.Steven Tyler "(It) Feels So Good" (Sony)

8. Big & Rich "Fake ID" (Warner)

9. Nicole Scherzinger "Right There Ft. 50 Cent" (Universal)

10. Katy Perry "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" (EMI)

Most Active Indies:

1. Aaron Lines “Unloving You” (On Ramp)

2. Benny Benassi feat. Gary Go “Cinema” (Ultra Records)

3. JRDN “I Don't Care” (Frontside Promotions)

4. Chad Brownlee  “Carried Away (Remix)” (MDM Recordings Inc)

5. Ryan Cook “Gaspereau Valley” (Independent)

6. Jaydee Bixby “Closer Than You Think” (On Ramp)

7. Joel Plaskett “Jimmie's Still Jimmie” (New Scotland Records)

8. Krome  “Bring The House Down” (Cordova Bay Records)

9. Mia Martina “Latin Moon” (CP Records)

10. Kristina Maria “Let's Play” (Lupo One)

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Charting for week of May 16, 2011

Top Downloads:

1.  Steven Tyler - (It) Feels So Good (Sony)

2.  Lady Gaga - The Edge Of Glory (Universal)

3.  Theory of a Deadman - Lowlife (Universal)

4.  Jason Derulo - Don't Wanna Go Home (Warner)

5.  These Kids Wear Crowns - I Wanna Dance With Somebody (EMI)

6.  Foo Fighters - Walk (Sony)

7.  State of Shock - Have A Nice Day (Universal)

8.  Jaydee Bixby - Closer Than You Think (On Ramp/DMD Promo)

9.  Sum 41 - Baby You Don't Wanna Know (Universal)

10.  Far East Movement ft. Snoop Dogg - If I Was You (OMG) (Cherry Tree/Interscope)

Most Active Indies:

1.  Jaydee Bixby - Closer Than You Think (On Ramp/DMD Promo)

2.  Mia Martina - Latin Moon (CP/DMD Promo)

3.  Jason Lang - Accidentally (JM3)

4.  The Abrams Brothers - Nothing At All (UFO/D. Wood Promo)

5.  Erin Haley - Don't Think I Won't (Indie/Last Tango Promo)

6.  Tex Holliday - Wrong Side Of Heaven (Indie)

7.  Ellie Goulding - Lights (Frontside Promo)

8.  Jay Semko - That Kind Of Blue (Busted Flat/B. Martineau Promo)

9.  Blind River - Ready Set Summer (Indie/L. Tutty Promo)

10.  Kristina Maria - Let's Play (Lupo One/TandemTracks Promo/Nat Corbeil Promo)

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Don’t Think Traditional Radio Matters? Then Read This…

Nielsen data, via, shows songs shows songs played over the radio airwaves reach an exponentially larger audience than those streamed in the interweb wilderness.  The bottom line? Radio airplay is still the best opportunity to reach the largest audience.

The first chart compares the number of songs streamed online to the number played across traditional airwaves in the US, specifically between the dates of January 3rd and May 1st of this year. The second weights those plays against the total audience for each play/spin. The data was compiled by Nielsen, and presented at the NARM conference in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

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