Alecia Beth Moore popularly known as Pink, American singer and songwriter has been named the most played female artist of the twenty-first century in the United Kingdom.
This was made known in a new list released by PPL, a music licensing company.
The list has been compiled using music consumption and airplay data from UK radio stations and television channels from 2000.
According to the PPL, Pink has received more airtime in the UK than Adele, Beyonce, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, and Katy Perry.
The 42-year-old from the United States, released her first album Can’t Take Me Home around the turn of the century, with an R&B flavor and songs such as Most Girls, You Make Me Sick, and There You Go.
She also went in a rockier direction with her second album, but now does more of pop music.
Her hits like Just Give Me A Reason, Try, What About Us, Sober and Walk Me Home are hits on radio and tv music stations in the UK.
Madonna came in at number two on the chart following a four-decade career.
In third place is Katy Perry, whose third album Teenage Dream was one of the most popular of the 2010s. Rihanna and Lady Gaga are fourth and fifth respectively.
The UK is represented in the chart by acts including Adele, who is in sixth place, and Little Mix, who claim ninth.
Peter Leathem, chief executive officer at PPL, said: “This chart brings together an incredible array of talent who have recorded some of the UK’s favourite music, including a number of the biggest and most influential albums of all time.”
The most played female artists of the 21st century in the UK:
3. Katy Perry
5. Lady Gaga
8. Kylie Minogue
9. Little Mix
10. Whitney Houston
11. Taylor Swift
13. Kelly Clarkson
14. Dua Lipa
15. Ellie Goulding
16. Christina Aguilera
17. Diana Ross