Was 2010 a good year for music? The stars of 2010!

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 18: Olly Murs attends the 'Scott Pilgrim Vs The World' European film premiere at The Empire cinema, Leicester Square on August 18, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

We asked our readers if they thought 2010 was a good year for music – well the votes are in.

At the time of writing, 77.84% of those who voted thought that 2010 was a good year for music, and we have to agree.

So much has happened this past year. We’ve had TV talent show stars shine, like Olly Murs and Adam Lambert, bands have been reunited after years apart – we’re talking about you Take That, and much more.

Wiki reports that the average number one sale is an encouraging 102,326, nearly double the average sale of 2007, showing a reversal in the dip in record sales which had been seen in recent years. The average number one album sale is 88,832.

Click through the pages to read exactly why 2010 was a great year for music.