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Guess Who Dominated AccuRadio’s “Most-Played” and “Highest-Rated” Charts for 2015

The nation’s fastest growing music webcaster for most of 2015 has shared their listeners’ (and programmers’) favorite cuts of 2015. From January to June, Triton Digital’s Webcast Metrics Top 20 year-over-year growth tracking ranked AccuRadio in the top spot, measuring Average Active Sessions. AccuRadio also regularly ranks highest with Average Time Spent Listening (ATSL) of all personalizable radio brands. AccuRadio’s top five “Most-Played” and “Highest-Rated” tracks from 2015 are charted below, plus their programmers’ top choices, listed under “Editor’s Picks.”

Most-played songs by month:
Jan: Taylor Swift “Blank Space”
Feb: Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk!”
Mar: Taylor Swift “Style”
Apr: Ellie Goulding “Love Me Like You Do”
May: Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth “See You
Jun: Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth “See You
Jul: Taylor Swift “Bad Blood”
Aug: The Weeknd “Can’t Feel My Face”
Sep: Selena Gomez feat. A$AP Rocky “Good for
Oct: Taylor Swift “Wildest Dreams”
Nov: Shawn Mendes “Stitches”
Dec: Adele “Hello”

HitKast (contemporary pop)
Top-rated tracks:
Adele “Hello”
Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth “See You Again”
Justin Bieber feat. Skrillex & Blood “Sorry”
Shawn Mendes “Stitches”
Major Lazer x DJ Snake feat. MØ “Lean On”

Most-played tracks:
Jason Derulo “Want to Want Me”
WALK THE MOON “Shut Up and Dance”
Ed Sheeran “Thinking Out Loud”
Taylor Swift “Style”
The Weeknd “Can’t Feel My Face”

Top-rated tracks:
Thomas Rhett “Die a Happy Man”
Thomas Rhett “Crash and Burn”
Luke Bryan “Games”
Luke Bryan “Strip It Down”
Chris Young “I’m Comin’ Over”

Most-played tracks:
Lee Brice “Drinking Class”
Zac Brown Band “Homegrown”
Canaan Smith “Love You Like That”
A Thousand Horses “Smoke”
Eric Paslay “She Don’t Love You”

Editor’s Picks for 2015’s best 5 songs:
Little Big Town “Girl Crush”
Brett Eldredge “Lose My Mind”
Dierks Bentley “Riser”
Keith Urban “John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16”
Kasey Musgraves “Biscuits”

Smooth Jazz
Top-rated tracks:
Vincent Ingala “Coast to Coast”
Boney James “Drumline”
Paul Hardcastle “Rhythm of Life”
Nick Colionne “When You Love Somebody”
Boney James “Vinyl”
Jonathan Butler “Sweet Serenade”
Euge Groove “Miss Bane”
Down to the Bone “The Bounce”
Gregg Karukas feat. Ricardo Silveria, Shelby Flint & Ron Boustead “Rio Drive”

Most-played tracks:
Ben Tankard “Rainy Sunday”
Jonathan Butler “Catembe”
Gregg Karukas feat. Ricardo Silveria, Shelby Flint & Ron Boustead “Rio Drive”
Dean Mongerio “In the Bag”
Bob Baldwin “Love Light in Flight / Love Trippin'”

Editor’s Picks:
Cindy Bradley “Button Legs”
Jeff Golub “Open Up:
Diana Krall “Wallflower” (album)
Van Morrison “Duets: Re-working the Catalogue” (album)
Dancing Fantasy “Back Home” (album)

Top-rated tracks:
Adele “Hello”
Fetty Wap “Again”
Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk!”
Ne-Yo feat. Juicy J “She Knows”
Chris Brown x Tyga “Ayo”

Most-played tracks:
Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk!”
Jeremih feat. YG “Don’t Tell ‘Em”
The Weeknd “Can’t Feel My Face”
Omarion feat. Chris Brown “Post to Be”
The Weeknd “The Hills”

Editor’s Picks:
Jidenna feat. Roman GianArthur “Classic Man”
Miguel “Coffee”
SWV “Ain’t No Man”
Charlie Wilson “Goodnight Kisses”
Estelle “Conqueror”

Alternative Now! (alternative rock)
Top-rated tracks:
Panic! At the Disco “Victorious”
Twenty One Pilots “Stressed Out”
Of Monsters and Men “Empire”

Most-played tracks:
Elle King “Ex’s and Oh’s”
X Ambassadors “Renegades”

Editor’s Picks:
MisterWives “Our Own House”
BØRNS “Electric Love”
CHVRCHES “Leave a Trace”
Brandon Flowers “Can’t Deny My Love”
New Politics “Everywhere I Go (Kings & Queens)”

Indie (independent rock)
Top-rated tracks:
The Chemical Brothers “Wide Open”
Beach House “PPP”
The Helio Sequence “Battle Lines”
Soak “Sea Creatures”

Most-played tracks:
Modest Mouse “Lampshades on Fire”
Death Cab for Cutie “Black Sun”
Beck “Dreams”
Florence + the Machine “Ship to Wreck”

Editor’s Picks:
Tame Impala “Let It Happen”
Jamie xx feat. Young Thug and Popcaan “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)”
Kurt Vile “Pretty Pimpin'”
Beach House “Sparks”
Grimes “Kill V. Maim”