I'm going to do a separate post about my favourite individual songs and albums of the year, so this doesn't get too cluttered.
Many thanks to http://twothreefall.co.uk/lastfmexplorer/ who allowed me to obsess over my data!
First of all, the headlines:
Most played new artist: Eric Saade
Biggest increase (year on year): Kylie Minogue
Biggest drop in scrobbles: Whitney Houston -85%
Biggest Disappointment: Beyoncé (174 scrobbles)
Most Scrobbled Artists Of 2011
1.Britney Spears – 1040 plays
310 plays in 2010 - Increase of 235%
Most played track: Till the World Ends (89 plays) - first scrobbled on 7 Mar 2011.
(Includes both the original version, and the Femme Fatal Remix combined)
2011 was definitely a great year for Britney. Femme Fatale was a great album, much more consistent than 2008's rushed Circus. …