Gorillaz most popular band on MySpace in 2008

The social networking site reveals its top 8 artists of the year

Gorillaz have topped a list of the most popular acts on MySpace this year, ahead of the likes of Coldplay, Oasis and Lily Allen.

The website has revealed its top eight most watched, most listened to and most popular acts, along with the top eight most watched videos.

In the list of most popular music acts, Gorillaz comfortably beat Bullet For My Valentine into second place, while Madonna‘s ‘4 Minutes’ was the biggest video of the year, beating ‘Love Is Noise’ by The Verve into second place.

2008’s Most Popular Musical Acts on MySpace were:

Gorillaz (682,875 friends)

Bullet for My Valentine (596,885 friends)

Amy Winehouse (542,268 friends)

Coldplay (525,110 friends)

Lily Allen (462,159 friends)

MIA. (399,858 friends)

Oasis (353,484 friends)

Imogen Heap (351,484 friends)

2008’s Most Popular Musical Videos on MySpace were:

Madonna – ‘4 Minutes’

The Verve – ‘Love Is Noise’

BPA featuring David Byrne and Dizzee Rascal – ‘Toe Jam’

Justice – ‘DVNO’

Oasis – ‘I’m Outta Time’

Dragonforce – ‘Heroes of Our Time’

Sigur Ros – ‘Inni Mer Syngur Vitleysingur’

The Raconteurs – ‘Old Enough’