iHeartRadio’s 2014 HEARBOOK
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iHeartRadio’s 2014 Hearbook: A yearbook filled with memorable moments, milestones, and end of the year awards. This end of the year recap campaign puts iHeartRadio’s user data to good use in determining the year’s biggest songs, artists, events and trends. The individual sections include:
Superlatives: in a catalog of over 450,000 artists, these iHeartRadio standouts were chosen by you as the most popular artists of the year. Including:
€ Most popular: Drake & Rihanna
€ Runners up: Ariana Grande, Maroon5, Beyonce, Luke Bryan, Iggy Azalea, Trey Songz, Katy Perry, and Lil’ Wayne
€ Best clique (bands with the most custom station creates): One Direction, Imagine Dragons, Maroon 5, One Republic, Paramore
€ Freshman (artists that barely charted in 2013, but topped the list for station creates in 2014): Sam Smith, Iggy Azalea, Meghan Trainor, Nico & Vinz, 5 Seconds of Summer
Top 10 Songs of 2014 from iHeartRadio platform:
€ Fancy, Iggy Azalea
€ Dark Horse, Katy Perry
€ Happy, Pharrell Williams
€ All About That Bass, Meghan Trainor
€ Problem, Ariana Grande
€ Talk Dirty, Jason Derulo
€ Turn Down for What, DJ Snake and Lil Jon
€ Drunk in Love, Beyonce and Jay Z
€ Wiggle, Jason Derulo
€ Rude, Magic!
Rivalries: we settle some of 2014’s biggest rivalries based on the data
€ Battle of the Booties – Controversy: Which artist kicked more butt on iHeartRadio this year? WINNER: Iggy Azalea – had 57% more station starts than Nicki’s 43% in 2014
€ Elevator Music – Controversy: Who was the real victor in the elevator scuffle between Solange & Jay Z? WINNER: Solange – had an
increase of 4,000% in station starts after the elevator altercation!
€ Shake Up – Controversy: Who gets the last laugh in this shakedown? WINNER: Taylor Swift – had the #1 artist station on iHeartRadio
following the release of 1989!
€ Travel Tunes – Controversy: Who was more in demand on iHeartRadio? WINNER: U.S. Artists – had 33% more station starts than International Artists!
€ War of the Web – Controversy: Who really broke the internet? WINNER: Psy – had over 2 Billion Views on YouTube with his “Gangnam Style” video!