VOTE NOW! Decide the Year’s Greatest Song in Our 2012 Tournament!
Have you seen our list of the top 100 songs of the year? We picked a No. 1, of course. But we want to know what you think, so we gave you these 32 songs in four brackets—Pop, Rock/Country, Dance and R&B/Hip-Hop—to choose from.
Our No. 1, Carly Rae Jepsen‘s “Call Me Maybe,” has been upset in the first round by Cher Lloyd‘s “Want U Back,” which has now made it all the way to the finals, triumphing over fun. and Janelle Monae’s “We Are Young.” There, it faces G-Dragon’s “Crayon,” which absolutely obliterated Meek Mill and Drake’s “Amen” in its final four matchup. Vote for your favorite song, and as always, vote as many times as you want!
What: Want U Back
Who: Cher Lloyd
Why: Cher Lloyd's unapologetically narcissistic post-breakup lament made for one of the year's catchiest, most quotable and most relentlessly imitable pop singles.[Listen]
Why: "Crayon" was one of the year's goofiest, least-predictable and most stupidly thrilling pop songs. We're guessing that knowing what the lyrics meant wouldn't help make it much more intelligible—hoping, really.[Listen]
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