Vote for Your Favorite Music Video of 2012!
Raise your glass and ‘Cheers’ to the best beats of 2012! We’re celebrating a year of hot hits by sharing 2012’s freshest faces, cult-leading warriors, irresistible boy bands, and ultra-sexy good girls. Let us know which music video you couldn’t get enough of – vote for the winning video in our poll below!
Good Girl – Carrie Underwood
American Idol champ Carrie Underwood topped the charts with ‘Good Girl‘ – the powerful lead single off her latest album, Blown Away. The single, named “Video of the Year” at the 2012 CMT Music Awards, earned over over 9,000,000 YouTube views and a sexy spot on our 2012 legendary video list.
Never Close Our Eyes – Adam Lambert
Adam Lambert gave Glamberts the rockin’ album they hoped for with Trespassing. The single ‘Never Close Our Eyes‘ is an album favorite and the official video reached over 11,000,000 YouTube views.
Die Young – Ke$ha
Ke$ha kept things wild as the cult leader of her fans in her official ‘Die Young‘ video. The leading single off Ke$ha’s second studio album, Warrior, remains a fan favorite with nearly 20,000,000 YouTube video views.
Thrift Shop – Macklemore
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are a match made in hip-hop Heaven. The rapper/producer team struck gold when they released ‘Thrift Shop‘ off their #1 iTunes album, The Heist. Along with wanting more Macklemore, he schooled us on shopping and poppin’ tags with over 29,000,000 YouTube views.
Try – P!nk
P!nk released her inspirational never-give-up anthem ‘Try‘ off her sixth album, The Truth About Love. Over 30,000,000 YouTube views later and we’re caught falling in love all over again with the rebellious hot-mama’s music.
Diamonds – Rihanna
Blingin’ bad girl Rihanna turned us all Unapologetic for becoming slightly obsessed with her sultry video for ‘Diamonds.’ Over 72,000,000 YouTube views later and we’re still not sorry ’bout it.
One More Night – Maroon 5
Boxing daddy Adam Levine of Maroon 5 fought his way to the top of 2012’s most watched music videos list – literally. ‘One More Night‘, the band’s second single off their fourth studio album, Overexposed, quickly reached over 86,000,000 YouTube views.
We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together – Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift got her revenge yet again in 2012’s most popular breakup anthem. The country pop cutie earned over 94,000,000 YouTube views by dancing around with costumed characters and blowing off painfully gorgeous ex boyfriends. “We are never, ever, ever….”
Beauty and A Beat – Justin Bieber ft. Nicki Minaj
Unexpected dynamic-duo Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj took 2012 by storm – beginning with taking over Raging Waters amusement park! Filmed in one epic pool party setting, over 106,000,000 YouTube views prove we also love gyrating to the Nicki-Bieber collaboration.
What Makes You Beautiful – One Direction
The teenage heartthrobs of One Direction not only gave girls everywhere a beautiful boost of confidence with ‘What Makes You Beautiful’ but with over 295,000,000 YouTube views, they also gave 2012 a hit for the boy band records.
Call Me Maybe – Carly Rae Jepsen
This year’s summer anthem comes from Canadian pop star Carly Rae Jepsen! Over 355,000,000 YouTube views can’t lie – our ‘Call Me Maybe‘ cutie took over 2012 in an epic way.
Gangnam Style – Psy
Korean pop star Psy earned more than a claim to fame with his ‘Gangnam Style‘ video. With over 900,000,000 views, ‘Gangnam Style’ earned the most viral video views in YouTube history. Oppa!