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Daft Punk, Zedd and Avicii Among Most Pirated Musicians for 2013

According to Musicmetric, Daft Punk, Zedd, Avicii and David Guetta made the Top 20 list for musicians most pirated in the 2013 year. Musicimetric's numbers represent albums and tracks downloaded using BitTorren, a peer to peer file sharing program that enables the transfer of large files. Musicmetric says that a typical breakdown of BitTorrent traffic for musicians is 70% albums and 30% songs.

Although Musicmetric shows that piracy is alive, it does note that BitTorrent piracy has declined in recent years.

Take a look at the most pirated artists of 2013 below:

1 Bruno Mars, 5,783,556
2 Rihanna, 5,414,166
3 Daft Punk, 4,212,361
4 Justin Timberlake, 3,930,185
5 Flo Rida, 3,470,825
6 Kanye West, 3,199,969
7 Eminem, 3,176,122
8 Jay Z, 3,171,358
9 Drake, 3,139,408
10 Pitbull, 3,138,308
11 One Direction, 2,920,445
12 Maroon 5, 2,857,652
13 Zedd, 2,828,764
14 Nicki Minaj, 2,681,177
15 Adele, 2,594,275
16 Avicii, 2,562,151
17 David Guetta, 2,441,235
18 Linkin Park, 2,352,385
19 Pharrell Williams, 2,336,996
20 Katy Perry, 2,318,740

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