Stats by Year

The links below include some annual statistics.

For Song Bar, there is a selection of stats for each year, including the most featured gurus, the most listed artists and the players with the most A-listers.

For Readers Recommend (The Guardian), the links show the 20 players with the most A-listers each year (with the exception of the first few months in 2005), together with the top 100 A-listers of the full Readers Recommend era.

As of 31 January 2023, there have been:

    • 1,009 topics – 651 at Readers Recommend and 358 at the Song Bar
    • 12,075 A-listed songs (of which 192 were second- or third-time A-listers), 7,320 at Readers Recommend and 4,755 at the Song Bar
    • 1,163 nominators with A-listed songs
    • 88 gurus
Song Bar Readers Recommend
(The Guardian)
2022 Top 100 A-listers: 2005-2018
2021 2018
2020 2017
2019 2016
2018 2015
2017 2014
2016 2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006