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Year in Review: 2012

What. A. Year. We can’t believe it's already 2013! It’s been a wild ride this past year watching the world change around us, some of our music heroes leave us, and a whole bunch of new ones emerge with awesome tracks that have now become our personal anthems.

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Top Songs and Artists on SoundTracking in 2012

Top 10 Artists Shared in Music Moments on SoundTracking

  1. David Guetta & Sia

    Grammy nominated DJ, @davidguetta ranks #1 in both Top Artists and Top Songs shared on SoundTracking!

  2. The Beatles
  3. Rihanna
  4. Rye Rye
  5. Madonna
  6. Coldplay
  7. ADELE
  8. Radiohead
  9. Michael Jackson
  10. Maroon 5

Top 10 Songs Shared in Music Moments on SoundTracking

  1. “Titanium” by David Guetta feat. Sia
  2. “Crazy Bitch” by Rye Rye feat. Akon

    Her song ranks #2 in music moments and is the #4 artist shared on SoundTracking. Give it up for @RyeRye!

  3. “Somebody That I Used to Know” by Gotye feat. Kimbra
  4. “We Are Young” by fun. feat. Janelle Monáe
  5. “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen
  6. “Payphone” by Maroon 5 feat. Wiz Khalifa
  7. “Someone Like You” by Adele
  8. “We Found Love” by Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris
  9. “Set Fire to the Rain” by Adele
  10. “Pumped Up Kicks” by Foster The People

Top 10 Artists Tagged by using SoundTracking MusicID

  1. The Beatles
  2. David Guetta
  3. Adele
  4. Maroon 5
  5. Madonna
  6. Coldplay
  7. Michael Jackson
  8. Rihanna

    She shines bright like a diamond and made it onto almost all of our charts? @rihanna! Surprised?

  9. The Rolling Stones
  10. Katy Perry

Top 10 Songs Tagged by using SoundTracking MusicID

  1. “Locked Out of Heaven” by Bruno Mars
  2. “I Will Wait” by Mumford & Sons
  3. “Gangam Style” by PSY
  4. Sensational @psy_oppa was the #3 song searched using SoundTracking MusicID! Seems no one can resist 'Gangnam Style'!

  5. “Madness” by Muse
  6. “Try” by Pink
  7. “Anything Could Happen” by Ellie Goulding
  8. “Diamonds” by Rihanna
  9. “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  10. “Moon Girl” by Inna
  11. “Girl on Fire [Inferno Version]” by Alicia Keys feat. Nicki Minaj

Trending Songs and Artists in Top Cities in 2012

Top 10 Artists Shared in 2012 Music Moments in Los Angeles

  1. Rihanna
  2. Madonna
  3. Drake
  4. Maroon 5

    Location Location Location! @maroon5 made it to Top 5 Artist and Songs in LA!

  5. Kendrick Lamar
  6. Michael Jackson
  7. The Black Keys
  8. Gotye
  9. Kanye West
  10. Beastie Boys

Top 10 Songs Shared in 2012 Music Moments in Los Angeles

  1. “Somebody That I Used to Know” by Gotye feat. Kimbra
  2. “Too Close” by Alex Clare
  3. “Payphone” by Maroon 5 feat. Wiz Khalifa
  4. “Mercy” by Kanye Wests feat. Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz
  5. “Swimming Pools (Drank)” by Kendrick Lamar
  6. “Ho Hey” by The Lumineers

    Their debut album has been certified gold in the US, Canada and Ireland and made our Top 10 City list @thelumineers

  7. “Midnight City” by M83
  8. “We Are Young” by fun. feat. Janelle Monáe
  9. “Starships” by Nicki Minaj
  10. “Little Talks” by Of Monsters and Men

Top 10 Artists Shared in 2012 Music Moments in New York

  1. Madonna
  2. Jay-Z
  3. Rihanna
  4. Nas

    It’s clear that 2012 was Nas’s comeback year. The ‘greatest hip hop lyricist ever’ comes in at #4 on the most shared artist in NY!

  5. The Beatles
  6. Usher
  7. Michael Jackson
  8. Drake
  9. Kanye West
  10. Beyoncé

Top 10 Songs Shared in 2012 Music Moments in New York

  1. “Somebody That I Used to Know” by Gotye feat. Kimbra
  2. “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen
  3. “We Are Young” by fun. feat. Janelle Monáe

    Formally known as The Format, @OurNameIsFun made it onto almost all our lists! Including #3 song for their hometown NY!

  4. “Mercy” by Kanye West feat. Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz
  5. “Adorn” by Miguel
  6. “Girl Gone Wild” by Madonna
  7. “Empire State of Mind” by Jay-Z feat. Alicia Keys
  8. “We Found Love” by Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris
  9. “Some Nights” by fun.
  10. “Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)” by Ne-Yo

Top 10 Artists Shared in 2012 Music Moments in San Francisco

  1. Madonna
  2. The Beatles
  3. Tycho

    Local fans show their love for Bay Area Native Tycho (@ISO50)! He is #3 on the Top 10 list in SF!

  4. M83
  5. Adele
  6. Lady GaGa
  7. Michael Jackson
  8. Gotye
  9. Floating Points
  10. Beastie Boys

Top 10 Songs Shared in 2012 Music Moments in San Francisco

  1. “Somebody That I Used to Know” by Gotye feat. Kimbra
  2. “Midnight City” by M83

    Popular on the West Coast, @m83news is #2 shared on SoundTracking in SF and has #7 shared song on SoundTracking in LA!

  3. “Call Me Maybe” by Carley Rae Jepsen
  4. “Feel So Close (Radio Edit)” by Calvin Harris
  5. “Poker Face” by Lady GaGa
  6. “Some Nights” by fun.
  7. “Little Talks” by Of Monsters and Men
  8. “Ho Hey” by The Lumineers
  9. “Animal” by Miike Snow
  10. “Here Comes the Sun” by The Beatles