The Most Overplayed Songs of 2012 Songs

The Most Overplayed Songs of 2012

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List Criteria: Only songs that dominated the airwaves in 2012, as opposed to any other year

These are the most annoyingly overplayed songs of 2012, ranked by people like you. These are the Most Overplayed Songs of 2012 - but not necessarily the most annoying. Sure, if I hear "Oppa Gangnam style" one more time, I'm gonna drive off the nearest bridge, but if we're being honest, a few times, when I've been alone in the car, I've come in with a pretty good "someBODyyy" at just the right moment. A great one, in fact.

Thinking back on the most annoying songs of 2012, I remember a lot of hip hop / rap crossovers making their ways onto the mainstream airwaves. No joke, I heard Flo Rida playing at Macy's last weekend. And the ladies have been busy singing their precious little hearts out about fluttering hearts (like Carly Rae Jepsen and Rihanna) and breakups (like Taylor Swift and, in a sadder way, Katy Perry). Boy bands like One Direction have been as overplayed as ever, and - well, does Maroon 5 count as a boy band? Because they released 13 singles this year. I won't pretend that some of them aren't very, very, very catchy, but man, too much "Moves Like Jagger" can drive a good person to evil thoughts.

Vote on these overplayed / annoying / worst songs of 2012 so radio stations, commercial-makers, and department stores can confidently, finally, take them out of their rotations. Feel free to add any that I missed - though I'll be amazed if you heard a single song this year that's not already on this list.

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  1. 1
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    Carly Rae Jepsen

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  2. 2
    + 324
    - 104
  3. 3
    + 231
    - 78

    Maroon 5 ft. Christina Aguilera

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  4. 4
    + 211
    - 76
  5. 5
    + 218
    - 81

    Fun. ft. Janelle Monáe

  6. 6
    + 195
    - 71
  7. 7
    + 166
    - 55

    Nicki Minaj

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  8. 8
    + 198
    - 89
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  9. 9
    + 118
    - 51

    Flo Rida ft. Sia

  10. 10
    + 138
    - 66

    Maroon 5 ft. Wiz Khalifa

  11. 11
    + 132
    - 65
  12. 12
    + 117
    - 55

    Owl City & Carly Rae Jepsen

  13. 13
    + 98
    - 48
    Don't Wake Me Up is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Overplayed Songs of 2012

    added by kaylive

  14. 14
    + 99
    - 52
  15. 15
    + 112
    - 64
  16. 16
    + 91
    - 54

    Gym Class Heroes ft. Adam Levine

  17. 17
    + 76
    - 51
  18. 18
    + 85
    - 61
  19. 19
    + 82
    - 61

    Ellie Goulding

  20. 20
    + 75
    - 56
  21. 21
    + 63
    - 56
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  22. 22
    + 40
    - 37
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    Miley Cyrus

  23. 23
    + 59
    - 59

    Christina Perri

  24. 24
    + 52
    - 52

    Alex Clare

  25. 25
    + 4
    - 0
    Blow Me (One Last Kiss) is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Overplayed Songs of 2012

    added by KingMarktheShark

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  26. 26
    + 56
    - 63

    added by Speedyking
    Coldplay

  27. 27
    + 47
    - 60

    Skrillex ft. Sirah

  28. 28
    + 42
    - 60

    Of Monsters and Men

  29. 29
    + 28
    - 60

    Foo Fighters

  30. 30
    + 28
    - 63
  31. 31
    + 21
    - 58

    Grouplove

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