Linkin Park is likely both flattered and angry about this bit of news: their music made the list of the top 20 most-pirated artists of 2013.
The British paper The Telegraph reports that based on a recent analysis of peer-to-peer file sharing, songs by Linkin Park were downloaded 2.35 million times over the year. That's according to Musicmetric , a website that analyzes music data. In this case, Musicmetric looked at data from BitTorrent, which is currently the most popular way to illegally download music peer-to-peer.
The other artists whose music was most heavily pirated in the past year include Daft Punk and Avicii . The 20 most-pirated artists were downloaded a total of 64.5 million times using BitTorrent.
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