This is the follow up to the worldwide breakthrough pop smash for Psy "Gangnam Style." It is an uptempo slice of dance pop that will be instantly familiar to fans of the previous hit. Check out the accompanying music video for more of Psy's inimitable visual humor.
Indie rock band Imagine Dragons blasted into the mainstream with this hit song. It received national exposure through being covered on the TV show Glee. "It's Time" spent over half of 2012 in the top 10 of the alternative songs chart. The song was co-produced by British producer Alex Da Kid.
After her last album was a commercial disappointment, Avril Lavigne promised her fans something more upbeat this time around. She is right and this song celebrates eternal youth. It features songwriting and backup vocal contributions from her fiancee Chad Kroeger of Nickelback.
26. Muse - "Madness"
29. Miguel - "Adorn"
The Lumineers have spearheaded a wave of folk influenced pop and rock that has blasted into the pop mainsteam in the past year. "Ho Hey" gained significant television exposure when it was used in commercials for the hit movie Silver Linings Playbook. The song's success helped propel the group's self-titled debut album to #2 on the album chart.