P!nk tops chart as most-played female artist in the UK for this century

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P!nk is the most-played female artist in the UK for the 21st century.

According to data gathered by PPL, the American star tops the leader board, with Madonna and Katy Perry following closely behind in second and third place respectively. 

"To celebrate @AlbumDayUK, which this year is spotlighting women, we have compiled a chart of the most played female artist of the 21st Century in the UK using PPL airplay data. Huge congratulations to @Pink who reached the top spot [sic]," PPL tweeted on Monday.

According to the PPL site, the list was compiled using "exclusive music usage and airplay data from UK radio stations and television channels."

Adele (number six) and Little Mix (number 9) are the only UK acts to crack the top 10, with American acts dominating the chart.

See the top 20 here:

1. P!nk

2. Madonna

3. Katy Perry

4. Rihanna

5. Lady Gaga

6. Adele

7. Beyoncé

8. Kylie Minogue

9. Little Mix

10. Whitney Houston

11. Taylor Swift

12. Sugababes

13. Kelly Clarkson

14. Dua Lipa

15. Ellie Goulding

16. Christina Aguilera

17. Diana Ross

18. Jess Glynne

19. Rita Ora

20. Ariana Grande  

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