Republic Records Rules Mediabase Year-End Airplay Charts
December 7, 2015 at 3:41 PM (PT)
REPUBLIC RECORDS took the top spot in MEDIABASE's Year-End Airplay Charts for the period covering NOV 16th, 2014-NOV. 14th, 2015. The label grabbed a 22.3% label share overall, and was the top label in Top 40 (29.9%), Rhythmic Top 40 (22%), Hot AC (25.4%), AC (21.9%) and Triple A (16.7%).
RCA RECORDS finished second overall with 12.4%, but was first in Active Rock (10.6%), Rock (15.3%) and Alternative (14.1%).
Finishing third was ATLANTIC RECORDS with 9.8%, with the #1 Urban share (15.7%). In fourth place was INTERSCOPE at 11.4%. COLUMBIA RECORDS finished fifth at 9.2%, and was the #1 Triple A label (10.9%). The top label in Country (14.4%) and Urban AC (27.5%) was CAPITOL.
The top-5 most-played artists on radio this year were TAYLOR SWIFT, THE WEEKND, ED SHEERAN, MAROON 5 and MARK RONSON, For more details, including the most popular songs in all the formats, click here.