McGraw Named Most Played Artist of Decade

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• August 2, 2010

Jon Peck (L) and Tim McGraw (R)

Tim McGraw has been honored with Nielsen BDS’s Most Played Artist of the Decade Award, for all genres. Nielsen Music’s Jon Peck recently presented McGraw with a plaque commemorating 7,965,000 radio spins, the most airplay of any artist from January 1, 2000-December 31, 2009.

According to Eric Weinberg, president Nielsen Entertainment, “We congratulate Tim McGraw on being the most played artist of the decade on radio. His career and songs have resonated not only with his fans, but has become part of the fabric of America, evidenced by his unprecedented airplay.”



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