London: Olly Murs beat the likes of Bruno Mars, P!nk, Rihanna and Katy Perry to top the 'most played pop star of 2013' chart, which was compiled by Phonographic Performance Ltd.
The 30-year-old singer and former 'The X Factor' runner up thanked all the people responsible for his records, and also expressed his gratitude to all those who played his songs, the Mirror reported.
He added that the honour meant lot to him and he was absolutely delighted, saying that he wouldn't be at this stage if it wasn't for his fans.
Most Played Pop Artist of 2013 were named as following:
1. Olly Murs
2. Bruno Mars
5. Calvin Harris
6. Robbie Williams
7. Justin Timberlake
8. Katy Perry
9. Taylor Swift