Best Songs of 2012

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21Give Your Heart a Break - Demi LovatoV2 Comments
22Thrift Shop - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Took a struggling indie rapper to platinum and opened people's eyes to the rest of his music (which is also good), but bottom line you go find me a song that's easier to get stuck in your head.

Seriously? How has this not been added yet? This was literally the 3rd best song of 2012 (according to the charts) and it's amazing! Great music, lyrics, it's amazing!

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23Just In Case - Conor Maynard
24Powerless - Linkin Park

The best song of 2012, a combination of all their softer hits, and it rocks

The perfect way to end their album "LIVING THINGS" because it is a truly emotional and spectacular track, also waiting for 'Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter'

A COMBINATION OF ALL THEIR BEST SOFT SONGS FROM THEIR BEST ALBUM YET! This is the song of 2012, then lost in the echo and burn it down... Yep that's rite, I'm a huge lp fan and it'll be that way for a long time

Not going to lie... THIS SONG BEATS 'BURN IT DOWN' BIG TIME :D their best ballad by far and gonna be a mega chart topper :) good on ya LP another great hit, can't w8 for the movie

I was SO happy to hear this at the end of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.

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25Lost In Paradise - Evanescence
26Wild Ones - Flo Rida

This song is stunning! Flo Rida is a great rapper. - madoog

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27Locked Out of Heaven - Bruno Mars

Locked Out Of Heaven is such an upbeat and enjoyable song. It is great. - madoog

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28Madness - Muse

Record breaking 19th straight week on number 1 alternative chart

29Gotta Try It - JLS
30Blown Away - Carrie Underwood
31Can You Feel the Love Tonight - Jackie Evancho

From Jackie's second PBS Great Performances "Music Of The Movies" concert as well as her "Songs From The Silver Screen" album. Also performed at "A Capitol Fourth 2013" 4th of July celebration on the Capitol lawn in Washington D.C. See the YouTube videos. - Trancas

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32Euphoria - Loreen

I didn't mean to vote for this; accident - Aeterna

She is the best. It's all I can say

33Whistle - Flo Rida

What is so great about this song?

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34Radioactive - Imagine Dragons

"Radioactive" is a song that creates a feeling of a change- an immense, almost incomprehensible transformation- coming about and does it without overdoing it. Graced with a generously killer beat and a fittingly heavy bass line, the only that could improve on this song is somehow managing to fit in some acoustic guitar. And what does this single do? Exactly that. The single is made even better within the context of Imagine Dragon's now two year old record, "Night Visions". All in all, "Radioactive" is the best 2012 has to offer and should surely make it to the top of this list.

OH MY GOD THIS SONG SHOULD SHOULD DEFINITELY BE NUMBER 1! It is actually so amazing it gives me the goosebumps what is wrong with the voters, 69th place!?

This song isn't on my list for only one reason; unlike It's Time which was released in 2012 and a hit in the same year, and Demons which was released late enough to be considered a 2013 hit, Radioactive was unfortunately stuck in an awkward middle that also happened to Shut Up and Dance by WALK THE MOON. - WonkeyDude98

Masterpiece - madoog

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35Made of Stone - Evanescence

Underrated. Why doesn't this get any radio play? It's so much better than all that other "alternative" crap they play.

36Change Your Life - Little Mix

Love it, it's a really nice catchy song wiht a REAL meaning :) Personally I love Little Mix and are great idols! Their whole album is really fun and meaningful x

37All Too Well - Taylor Swift

It's better than everyone realizes. It's a beautiful song about recalling the times when two people were together and happy. Then, it recalls the break-up and the heartbreak. Very deep.

38Diamonds - Rihanna

That's a very good song by rihanna. You should definitely listen it.

I really, really like this song. I respect those who don't, but this is one of the BEST songs she has released, NOT the worst in my opinion

The way this song sounds --- I do not like Diamonds. - madoog

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39Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe - Kendrick Lamar
40Gangnam Style - PSY

1 billion views on youtube, beat that!

YouTube shouldn't matter. EVER! It's a catchy song, but it doesn't deserve the title of one of the best songs of 2012. - ckets4769

I like K-POP because you can't understand a single word!

This song is absolutely amazing. I do not mind that most of the song is in a different language. It is a really good song --- nothing bad about it. He sings like he means it. - madoog

It's awesome my favourite songs until stressed out - coolguy101

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