Maroon 5’s ‘Moves Like Jagger’ Among The UK’s Top 10 Most Listened To Songs Of The Last Decade

The Black Eyed Peas ‘I Got A Feeling’ and OneRepublic’s ‘Counting Stars’ also made the list.

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Maroon 5’s ‘Moves Like Jagger’ features in a the Top 5 of a new poll which reveals the most listened to songs in the UK during the last decade.

The poll, compiled by PPL and BBC Radio 2, revealed the top 40 most played songs across radio and television in the UK throughout the 2010s.

As reported on the BBC, Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy’ topped the list, followed by Adele’s ‘Rolling In The Deep’ and Maroon 5’s ‘Moves Like Jagger’ featuring Christiana Aguilera.

Now recognised as one of the biggest songs of all time, ‘Moves Like Jagger’ was initially released as a standalone single following ‘Hands All Over’. The Voice coach Christina Aguilera left her red chair to join fellow judge Adam Levine on this homage to The Rolling Stones’ frontman.

Maroon 5 - Moves Like Jagger ft. Christina Aguilera (Official Music Video)

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Other entries in the top ten include Daft Punk and Pharrell’s ‘Get Lucky’, Justin Timberlake’s ‘Can’t Stop The Feeling’ and ‘Uptown Funk’ from Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars. Kings of Leon’s ‘Sex On Fire’ completed the top 10 — you can see the list below.

The remaining songs on the Top 40 will be revealed by DJ Scott Mills on Radio 2 later today, 13 April.

Peter Leathem, boss of the music licensing company which compiled the chart, said: “The top 40 most-played songs are the sounds that radio producers and broadcasters have consistently played throughout the last decade and will evoke many memories for all of us.”

Head of Music at Radio 2, Jeff Smith added the list was “packed with universally loved, sing-along pop hits that really do stand the test of time”.

The UK’s Most Listened Songs of the 2010s: Top Ten:

1. Pharrell Williams – ‘Happy’
2. Adele – ‘Rolling In The Deep’
3. Maroon 5 ft. Christina Aguilera – ‘Moves Like Jagger’
4. Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams and Nile Rogers – ‘Get Lucky’
5. Justin Timberlake – ‘Can’t Fight The Feeling’
6. Black Eyed Peas – ‘I Got A Feeling’
7. Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – ‘Uptown Funk’
8. OneRepublic – ‘Counting Stars’
9. CeeLo Green – ‘Forget You’
10. Kings of Leon – ‘My Sex Is On Fire’.

Listen to the Best of Maroon 5 on Apple Music and Spotify.

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