Music identification firm Shazam has released its chart of hot artists for 2009, based on what tracks its users have been tagging with their mobile phones. Here’s the list:1. Kid Cudi2. Lady Gaga3. Empire Of The Sun4. Daniel Merriweather5. White Lies6. The Airbourne Toxic Event7. Florence And The Machine8. Boy Better Know9. Little Boots10. MavadoI know what you’re thinking – ‘Shock! A 2009 tips poll where Little Boots isn’t top!’ – but Shazam reckons its chart represents the true voice of music fans, rather than the critic-led charts elsewhere.Or, as head of music Will Mills puts it: “With music discovery services like Shazam, music fans are making their voices heard and are as important as the critics in deciding which acts will do the business in 2009.”

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