Most-Played Songs of the 2010s

The 2020s have started out ROUGH, so let’s look back on the 2010s . . . a.k.a. the good old days!

  

There’s a list of the 40 most-played songs of the DECADE, which included radio plays and TV licensing. Technically, it’s the most-played in the U.K., but it’s not overly British, these were mostly worldwide hits, so it works for the U.S. too.  Here’s the Top 20:

  

1.  “Happy”Pharrell Williams (2013)

2.  “Rolling in the Deep”Adele (2010)

3.  “Moves Like Jagger”Maroon 5 featuring Christina Aguilera (2011)

4.  “Get Lucky”Daft Punk featuring Pharrell and Nile Rodgers (2013)

5.  “Can’t Stop the Feeling!”Justin Timberlake (2016)

6.  “I Gotta Feeling”Black Eyed Peas (2009)

7.  “Uptown Funk”Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars (2014)

8.  “Counting Stars”OneRepublic (2013)

9.  “Forget You”CeeLo Green (2010)

10.  “Sex on Fire”Kings of Leon (2008)

11.  “Somebody That I Used to Know”Gotye featuring Kimbra (2011)

12.  “Locked Out of Heaven”Bruno Mars (2012)

13.  “Want to Want Me”Jason Derulo (2015)

14.  “Set Fire to the Rain”Adele (2011)

15.  “Domino”Jessie J (2011)

16.  “Just the Way You Are”, Bruno Mars (2010)

17.  “Chasing Cars”Snow Patrol (2006)

18.  “Rather Be”Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne (2013)

19.  “Roar”Katy Perry (2013)

20.  “Wake Me Up”Avicii (2013) 

 (Forbes.com has the full Top 40.)