The best part about selling-out? Seeing your records follow suit.
It's a lesson learned by Feist, the Ting Tings and even Coldplay, all of whom managed to bring major attention to their music this year after receiving the Midas touch of Steve Jobs by being featured in Apple commercials.
According to Billboard, placement on an iPod/iTunes ad was the No. 1 way for an artist to break through to the mainstream.
Although, as Jerry Seinfeld can attest, appearing in a Microsoft ad can draw in a fair share of press as well...