To coincide with the music gong season, 3, Ireland’s fastest growing mobile network, today released details of the “3MusicStore” download poll for 2009 showing that its Irish customers are Lady Gaga’s biggest fans!

Since the wacky singer burst onto the music scene last year with her risqué outfits and sensational pop tunes, Irish fans have been downloading her debut track ‘Poker Face’ in their droves ranking it the top female track for 2009 and making her top female artist on the 3 network in 2009.

Following a long break from the world of music, Irish fans welcomed Eminem back with open arms making his track “We Made You” the top male download amongst 3 customers in 2009 and securing him the top male artist spot amongst 3 mobile’s music fans.

The infectious Black Eyed Peas tune “I Gotta Feeling” certainly got the nation grooving and, based on downloads through the “3 Music Store, was the most downloaded track overall in 2009 and also secured the band the title of top group in 2009”.

Top 3 Male Artists

  1. Eminem – We Made You
  2. Tinchy Stryder – Number 1
  3. Flo Rida ft. Ke$ha – Right Round

Top 3 Female Artists

  1. Lady Gaga – Poker Face
  2. Beyonce – Single Ladies
  3. Alexandra Burke – Bad Boys ft. Flo Rida

Top 3 Tracks

  1. Black Eyed Peas – Meet Me Halfway
  2. Lady Gaga – Poker Face
  3. Cheryl Cole – Fight for this Love

3 customers can browse, preview and buy all their favourite hits online through the “3Musicstore”. The “3Musicstore” also offers users an integrated online / mobile music system meaning music can be downloaded from a PC or mobile – see and visit the 3MusicStore on Planet 3. Tracks are €1.49 each or a bundle 3 is available for €3.99. Videos are €1.99 each with a bundle of 3 for €4.99.

David Kent, Head of Entertainment at 3 said “3 customers love their tunes and the downturn didn’t stop them from downloading their favourite songs.  The 3MusicStore offers access to all the top tracks in the charts allowing mobile users to download and listen on the go.  Lady Gaga and The Black Eyed Peas had a phenomenal year in 2009 but Eminem was definitely a rank -outsider so we were surprised to see how many customers downloaded his comeback track.” 

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