New airplay figures from U.K. collecting society PRS for Music have revealed that Oasis leads Blur in the battle for Britpop supremacy in the U.K., as the rival acts appear at huge London shows within a week of each other.

Oasis' "Wonderwall" tops the five most played songs by both acts, with 68% of total plays, followed by "Roll With It" at 12% and "Some Might Say" in fourth with 7%. Blur's "Country House" arrives in third with 10% of plays and fifth with "Beetlebum" at 3%.

Airplay covers all forms of radio -- terrestrial, digital and satellite -- and the results span back through five years of PRS data to the present day.

It is the first such poll conducted on the Britpop bands, whose 1995 chart battle resulted in "Country House" beating "Roll With It" to the top of the U.K. singles chart. However, Oasis went on to sell many more copies of its "What's the Story (Morning Glory)?" set than Blur's "The Great Escape" and Oasis has sold more than 13 million albums in the U.K., according to Sony Music Entertainment, which has partnered with the band's own label Big Brother Recordings internationally.

Having reformed with its original line-up after guitarist Graham Coxon quit seven years ago, Blur released a two-CD compilation, "Midlife: A Beginner's Guide To Blur" (Parlophone), last month and performed two sold-out 50,000-capacity shows in London's Hyde Park (July 3 and July 4) as well as festivals including Glastonbury.

Oasis, who released "Dig Out Your Soul" (Big Brother) in the U.K. in October 2008, is in the midst of a world tour and will play three nights at the 80,000-capacity Wembley Stadium (July 9, 11 and 12).

"With Blur performing some storming gigs and Oasis back on tour, it's like the heyday of Britpop once again," said Steve Porter, chief executive at PRS for Music, in a statement. "These new figures showing that despite Blur winning the original battle, Oasis wins long term by number of plays. However, with both bands still working and their music being widely played, the battle continues."

PRS for Music represents the copyright and royalty collection for 60,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers in the U.K.