A catchy hook, an infectious chant: an earworm is a simple thing. Writing one, however, is not. Here’s why earworms are so effective – and hard to create.
Previous recipients of the award include Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Adele and One Direction.
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Snow Patrol premiere their new single 'Don't Give Up' from 'Wildness', their long-awaited new album which will be released on 25 May.
The very idea of a group of young men singing together in harmony has been the bedrock of pop music for as long as young people have been buying records.
Taylor Swift's 1989 tour has been confirmed as the biggest global concert attraction of 2015.