September 27, 2013 19:49

The 1975 win BBC Radio 1's A List Vote The 1975 Tickets

Listeners have voted the band's song 'Chocolate' as the top Radio 1 playlist track from the past five years

The 1975 win BBC Radio 1's A List Vote

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The 1975's single 'Chocolate' has won BBC Radio 1's A List Vote.

The track has been deemed by listeners as the best song of the 100 most played tracks on Radio 1 in the past five years. 20 songs from each year were put forward for the vote, the winner of which was revealed earlier this evening (September 27) on the Greg James show. The entire list was played throughout the day on the station. Scroll down to read the Top 30.

'Chocolate' was followed by 'Pompeii' by Bastille and 'My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark' by Fall Out Boy. At fourth was 'Starry Eyed' by Ellie Goulding and 'Black Chandelier' by Biffy Clyro was at number five.

Speaking about the vote, Greg James, commented: "It's great that a load of our favourite new British bands like Bastille and The 1975 are so high up on the list and it's really exciting how we have cleared the schedule and made way for the music for an entire day. It's good to indulge in talking to the audience online too – as long as I get the microphone back on Monday."

Head of Music for BBC Radio 1 George Ergatoudis added: "Radio 1 has played a lot of amazing music over the last five years and we wanted to climax our Even More Music Month with a rundown of our audience's most loved songs. The voting has been going on all month and artists have been rallying their fan bases - it has been fascinating seeing the votes come in."

The top 30 tracks as voted by Radio 1 listeners are:

1. 'Chocolate' - The 1975
2. 'Pompeii' - Bastille
3. 'My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)' - Fall Out Boy
4. 'Starry Eyed' - Ellie Goulding
5. 'Black Chandelier' - Biffy Clyro
6. 'What Makes You Beautiful' - One Direction
7. 'What About Us' - The Saturdays ft. Sean Paul
8. 'Stay Too Long' - Plan B
9. 'Hollywood' - Marina & The Diamonds
10. 'Midnight City' - M83
11. 'Gives You Hell' - The All American Rejects
12. 'Down With The Trumpets' - Rizzle Kicks
13. 'The Cave' - Mumford & Sons
14. 'Sweet Disposition' - Temper Trap
15. 'Can't Hold Us' - Macklemore and Ryan Lewis ft. Ray Dalton
16. 'The Fear' - Lily Allen
17. 'Paris' - Jay Z & Kanye West
18. 'iLL Manors' - Plan B
19. 'Paradise' - Coldplay
20. 'Get Lucky' - Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams
21. 'Dog Days Are Over' - Florence + The Machine
22. 'Wake Me Up' - Avicii
23. 'This Ain't A Love Song' - Scouting for Girls
24. 'Rolling in the Deep' - Adele
25. 'Pumped Up Kicks' - Foster The People
26. 'Feel The Love' - Rudimental ft. John Newman
27. 'Somebody That I Used To Know' - Gotye ft. Kimbra
28. 'Don't You Worry Child' - Swedish House Mafia ft. John Martin
29. 'Rope' - Foo Fighters
30. 'Thrift Shop' - Macklemore and Ryan Lewis ft. Wanz


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