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Check out Spotify’s Most Popular Songs, Artists and Albums of 2012

November 30, 2012 | Posted by Larry Csonka

- Below is the listing of the most popular songs, artists and albums on Spotify for 2012. Gotye has been revealed as the most popular artist on Spotify in 2012. His hit single ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ topping the list for most streamed song in both the UK and the rest of the world. Coldplay came out on top ahead of Maroon 5, Fun, Mumford & Sons and Florence + The Machine for most popular band. Check out the breakdown below…

Most-streamed tracks of 2012 (global)
1. Gotye featuring Kimbra – ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’
2. Carly Rae Jepsen – ‘Call Me Maybe’
3. Fun. featuring Janelle Monáe – ‘We Are Young’
4. Flo Rida – ‘Whistle’
5. Flo Rida featuring Sia – ‘Wild Ones’

Most-streamed tracks of 2012 in the UK
1. Gotye featuring Kimbra – ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’
2. Carly Rae Jepsen – ‘Call Me Maybe’
3. David Guetta featuring Sia – ‘Titanium’
4. Fun featuring Janelle Monae – We Are Young
5. Nicki Minaj – ‘Starships’

Most-streamed albums of 2012
1. David Guetta – ‘Nothing But The Beat’
2. Gotye – ‘Making Mirrors’
3. Drake – ‘Take Care’
4. Lana Del Ray – ‘Born To Die’
5. One Direction – ‘Up All Night’

Most-streamed female artists
1. Rihanna
2. Nicki Minaj
3. Adele
4. Lana Del Ray
5. Katy Perry

Most-streamed male artists
1. David Guetta
2. Flo Rida
3. Eminem
4. Skrillex
5. Gotye

Most-streamed bands
1. Coldplay
2. Maroon 5
3. Fun
4. Mumford and Sons
5. Florence and the Machine

Credit: nme.com

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