Lady Antebellum, Zac Brown Band, Toby Keith Top Jukebox Play

Lady Antebellum, the Zac Brown Band and Toby Keith claim the top spots in a list of songs receiving the most play on U.S. jukeboxes so far in 2010. The list was announced by AMI Entertainment Network, one of the world’s largest providers of jukebox entertainment. Lady Antebellum’s “Need You Now” received more than 440,000 plays in bars, restaurants and other public locations to top the list. The Zac Brown Band claimed the second and third positions with “Toes” and “Chicken Fried,” respectively. Keith’s “I Love This Bar” landed at No. 4. Four decades later, Janis Joplin’s 1970 recording of “Me and Bobby McGee” was the seventh most-played song of 2010. The remainder of the Top 10 list included titles by Nickelback, Journey, Rihanna, Kings of Leon and Usher featuring “Jukeboxes are often at the center of the bar and restaurant experience, and, as this list shows, music fans across the country — and across genres — turn to them for creating ambiance and memories with friends,” said AMI president/CEO Mike Maas.