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Peter Andre hit tops the all-time cheesy summer anthems chart 

18 Septmeber 2009

Peter Andre’s hit tops the all-time ‘cheesy summer anthems chart’

As millions of Brits pack their bags to go on holiday, PRS for Music today reveals the top ten classic cheesy summer anthems.

Topping the chart is Peter Andre’s Mysterious Girl, which shot to the top of the charts in his 2004 comeback.

In second place, is Black Lace’s 1984, Agadoo. Despite appearing on many of the web’s ‘love to hate’ lists, it has been rumoured that it will be re-released this summer.

UK’s Top ten cheesy summer anthems chart:
1. Mysterious Girl – Peter Andre
2. Agadoo – Black Lace
3. Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini – Brian Hyland
4. The Birdy Song – The Tweets
5. Barbie Girl – Aqua
6. We’re going to Ibiza – Vengaboys
7. Blue (Da Ba De) – Eiffel 65
8. Cheeky Song – Cheeky Girls
9. The Ketchup Song – Las Ketchup
10. Too Sexy For My Shirt – Right said Fred

Source: PRS for Music

All summer-themed classics were analysed and ranked, based on the number of airplays and performance data over the last five years.

The results are based on data compiled by the PRS for Music, in order to pay accurate royalties to its 60,000 composer, songwriter and music publisher members whenever their music is broadcast or publicly performed.

About PRS for Music

PRS for Music represents the rights of over 125,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers in the UK. As a membership organisation it ensures creators are paid whenever their music is played, performed or reproduced, championing the importance of copyright to protect and support the UK music industry. The UK has a proud tradition of creating wonderful music that is enjoyed the world over and PRS for Music has been supporting the creators of that music since 1914.

PRS for Music provides business and community groups with easy access to nearly 15m songs through its music licences. In an industry worth over £4.1bn, PRS for Music is uniquely placed to be a voice for music and music creators. Collecting £621.5m in 2016, PRS for Music is one of the world’s most efficient combined rights organisations. With over 100 representation agreements in place globally, PRS for Music's network represents over two million music creators.

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