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The 10 Best and Worst Songs of 2012 (GALLERY)

Crystal Bell | December 18, 2012 - 9:00 am

When putting together a list of the best and worst songs of 2012, it’s impossible not to think of Carly Rae Jepsen’s breakthrough pop hit “Call Me Maybe.”

Unlike 2011, which rightfully belonged to British songstress Adele and her smash album 21, 2012 was the year of singles. Arguably the catchiest song of 2012, “Call Me Maybe” was a… More »

Spotify’s Most Popular Song of 2012 is ‘Somebody That I Used to Know’: 5 Covers of Gotye’s Smash Hit (VIDEOS)

Peggy Truong | November 30, 2012 - 6:00 pm

What a hit!

“Somebody That I Used to Know,” the radio-friendly, frequently covered smash by Gotye, reigned supreme in 2012 — at least among Spotify users.

The Swedish-based music streaming service announced this week that the single was the most popular song of the year, beating out equally pop-tastic hits “Call Me… More »

How MTV VMA Nominee Gotye Got His Musical Start

Scott Bernberg | September 5, 2012 - 1:21 pm

One of the hottest breakthrough artists nominated at tomorrow’s 2012 MTV Video Music Awards (8/7 c), Australian-born Gotye is riding a cool wave of success.

His chart topping hit Somebody that I Used to Know hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and became an international sensation.  Gotye is only the sixth Australian… More »

2012’s Biggest Viral Videos (VIDEO)

Celebuzz | January 1, 2012 - 4:00 pm

From “Call Me Maybe” to “Gangnam Style,” 2012 was a big year for YouTube success stories.

We are counting down the top five biggest viral videos of the year, but some of the results may shock you — including Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe.”

The 27-year-old singing sensation debuted her smash… More »