LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Mediabase, TIMBALAND/ONEREPUBLIC's number one hit "Apologize" has become the biggest Top 40 hit in the history of its charts. "Apologize" racked up an impressive 10,331 spins on the weekly chart ending Saturday, November 10, 2007. 100% of the 129 Top 40 radio stations on Mediabase's Top 40 panel are playing the song, which edged out Nelly Furtado's 2006 Summertime smash "Promiscuous," which previously held the all-time record with 10,306 spins in its biggest week. Here are the top 10 most played songs in any given week since Mediabase began charting airplay in 1987. 1) Timbaland/OneRepublic: Apologize 2) Nelly Furtado: Promiscuous 3) Beyonce: Irreplaceable 4) Justin Timberlake: Sexyback 5) Fergie: Big Girls Don't Cry 6) Avril Lavigne: Complicated 7) Nelly Furtado: Say It Right 8) Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean: Hips Don't Lie 9) Nickelback: How You Remind Me 10) Justin Timberlake: What Goes Around Comes Around ABOUT MEDIABASE Mediabase monitors more than 1,800 radio stations in 180 U.S. and Canadian markets, 24 hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week. In addition to providing vital airplay and programming information to more than 1,700 affiliate radio stations and every major broadcast group, Mediabase 24/7, a division of Premiere Radio Networks, is the data source for popular countdown and syndicated shows like American Top 40 with Ryan Seacrest, American Top 20 with Casey Kasem, After MidNite with Blair Garner, Country Countdown USA with Lon Helton, Jeff Foxworthy Countdown, Country Top 40 Countdown with Bob Kingsley, and others. Mediabase also provides its airplay research to every major record label in North America. Mediabase pioneered the concept of monitored airplay in 1987. Its charts can be found weekly in numerous trade and consumer publications and websites.
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