Revealed: Top 20 ads for songwriters in 2012

The top 20 most played music tracks in advertising across television and radio in 2012 are revealed below - with a song by Speech Debelle beating Blur, Take That and the Sugababes.

The infamous ‘Go Compare’ advert was played most throughout 2012 according to the PRS data, followed swiftly by its competitor ‘Confused.com’ using the Village People’s iconic Y.M.C.A. song - which was a UK Number 1 chart hit when first released in 1978.

PRS for Music has discovered that ...


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