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Top 40 of 2012

Top 40 of 2012

  • Premiered: 
    December 3, 2012
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  • Network: fuse
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Countdown
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Annual Top 40 countdown, following Top 40 of 2011 
  • Subject Matter: Musical
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Plot Synopsis

After six rounds of fan voting and over 130 million votes, Matte Babel, Elaine Moran and Yasmine Richard count down the 40 hottest videos of 2012 over two, 120-minute episodes. For the first round, fuse selected 40 songs, and fans voted for their favorite song amongst 20 pairs. The 20 winning songs advanced to Round 2, where fans voted for their fave for each of 10 different song pairs. The 10 winning songs advanced and fuse selected six wildcard songs -- Rihanna "Where Have You Been"; Katy Perry "Part of Me"; One Direction "What Makes You Beautiful"; Demi Lovato "Give Your Heart a Break"; fun. "We Are Young"; and Maroon "Payphone" ft. Wiz Khalifa -- which were the six songs receiving the most votes of those eliminated in the first two rounds. Fans voted for their fave song amongst eight pairs in Round 3 and four pairs in Round 4, with these four songs winning: The Wanted "Glad You Came"; Katy Perry "Part of Me"; Christina Aguilera "Your Body"; and fun. "We Are Young". In the penultimate round of voting, fans selected Katy Perry "Part of Me" over The Wanted "Glad You Came" and Christina Aguilera "Your Body" instead of fun.'s "We Are Young." Fan voting continued in Round 6 from November 14-16, with the winner revealed in this countdown. The top 40 videos of 2012 were:
40. Kelly Clarkson "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)"
39. Of Monsters and Men "Little Talks"
38. J Cole "Nobody's Perfect" ft. Missy Elliott
37. Usher "Scream"
36. Tyga "Rack City"
35. P!nk "Blow Me (One Last Kiss)"
34. Pitbull "International Love" ft. Chris Brown
33. Kanye West "Mercy" ft. Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz
32. Neon Trees "Everybody Talks"
31. Trey Songz "Heart Attack"
30. Gym Class Heroes "Ass Back Home" ft. Neon Hitch
29. No Doubt "Settle Down"
28. Calvin Harris "Feel So Close"
27. Nicki Minaj "Starships"
26. Gotye "Somebody That I Used to Know" ft. Kimbra
25. Karmin "Broken-hearted"
24. PSY "Gangnam Style"
23. Bruno Mars "Locked Out of Heaven"
22. Mumford & Sons "I Will Wait"
21. Ne-Yo "Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)"
20. Flo Rida "Wild Ones" ft. Sia
19. Train "Drive By"
18. 2 Chainz "No Lie" ft. Drake
17. Drake "The Motto" ft. Lil Wayne
16. Carly Rae Jepsen "Call Me Maybe"
15. Taylor Swift "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together"
14. Rihanna "Where Have You Been"
13. Adele "Set Fire to the Rain"
12. David Guetta "Titanium" ft. Sia
11. Linkin Park "Burn It Down"
10. Chris Brown "Turn Up the Music"
9. Ellie Goulding "Lights"
8. Demi Lovato "Give Your Heart a Break"
7. Maroon 5 "Payphone" ft. Wiz Khalifa
6. The Wanted "Glad You Came"
5. Justin Bieber "As Long As You Love Me"
4. fun. "We Are Young" ft. Janelle Monae
3. One Direction "What Makes You Beautiful"
2. Katy Perry "Part of Me"
1. Christina Aguilera "Your Body"