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« 2012 2013
Position  Artist Song Title
« 2012 2013
1 Macklemore and Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz Thrift Shop
2 Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell Blurred Lines
3 Imagine Dragons Radioactive
4 Baauer Harlem Shake
5 Macklemore and Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton Can't Hold Us
6 Justin Timberlake Mirrors
7 P!nk feat. Nate Ruess Just Give Me a Reason
8 Bruno Mars When I Was Your Man
9 Florida Georgia Line feat. Nelly Cruise
10 Katy Perry Roar
11 Bruno Mars Locked Out of Heaven
12 Lumineers Ho Hey
13 Rihanna feat. Mikky Ekko Stay
14 Daft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams Get Lucky
15 Lorde Royals
16 Taylor Swift I Knew You Were Trouble
17 Miley Cyrus We Can't Stop
18 Miley Cyrus Wrecking Ball
19 Avicii Wake Me Up!
20 Justin Timberlake feat. Jay Z Suit and Tie
21 Anna Kendrick Cups (Pitch Perfect's When I'm Gone)
22 Jay Z feat. Justin Timberlake Holy Grail
23 will.i.am and Britney Spears Scream and Shout
24 Zedd feat. Foxes Clarity
25 AWOLNATION Sail
26 Swedish House Mafia feat. John Martin Don't You Worry Child
27 Rihanna Diamonds
28 Icona Pop feat. Charli XCX I Love It
29 Capital Cities Safe and Sound
30 Bruno Mars Treasure
31 Ariana Grande feat. Mac Miller The Way
32 Drake Started From the Bottom
33 Selena Gomez Come and Get It
34 Drake feat. Majid Jordan Hold On, We're Going Home
35 Maroon 5 Daylight
36 Pitbull feat. Christina Aguilera Feel This Moment
37 Lady Gaga Applause
38 Maroon 5 One More Night
39 Lil Wayne feat. Drake and Future Love Me
40 Fall Out Boy My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)
41 A$AP Rocky feat. Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar F**kin Problems
42 Justin Bieber feat. Nicki Minaj Beauty and a Beat
43 Macklemore and Ryan Lewis feat. Mary Lambert Same Love
44 Calvin Harris feat. Florence Welch Sweet Nothing
45 Lana Del Rey and Cedric Gervais Summertime Sadness
46 Phillip Phillips Home
47 Imagine Dragons It's Time
48 J. Cole feat. Miguel Power Trip
49 Alicia Keys feat. Nicki Minaj Girl on Fire
50 Demi Lovato Heart Attack
51 Maroon 5 Love Somebody
52 Mumford and Sons I Will Wait
53 P!nk Try
54 Darius Rucker Wagon Wheel
55 Psy Gangnam Style
56 Calvin Harris feat. Ellie Goulding I Need Your Love
57 Ke$ha Die Young
58 fun. Some Nights
59 Wale feat. Tiara Thomas or Rihanna Bad
60 Blake Shelton feat. Pistol Annies and Friends Boys 'Round Here
61 Phillip Phillips Gone, Gone, Gone
62 Imagine Dragons Demons
63 OneRepublic Counting Stars
64 Flo Rida I Cry
65 Of Monsters And Men Little Talks
66 Jason Derulo The Other Side
67 Eminem Berzerk
68 Kelly Clarkson Catch My Breath
69 Luke Bryan Crash My Party
70 Rihanna Pour It Up
71 Taylor Swift 22
72 Hunter Hayes I Want Crazy
73 Ylvis The Fox
74 One Direction Best Song Ever
75 Ed Sheeran The a Team
76 fun. Carry On
77 Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift Highway Don't Care
78 Luke Bryan That's My Kind of Night
79 Kendrick Lamar Swimming Pools (Drank)
80 Blake Shelton Sure Be Cool If You Did
81 Mariah Carey feat. Miguel #Beautiful
82 Olly Murs feat. Flo Rida Troublemaker
83 Ciara Body Party
84 Miguel Adorn
85 Script feat. will.i.am Hall of Fame
86 Ne-Yo Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)
87 Rocko feat. Future and Rick Ross U.O.E.N.O.
88 Emeli Sande Next to Me
89 Miranda Lambert Mama's Broken Heart
90 Thomas Rhett It Goes Like This
91 Ace Hood feat. Future and Rick Ross Bugatti
92 Hunter Hayes Wanted
93 Lady Antebellum Downtown
94 Florida Georgia Line Get Your Shine On
95 will.i.am feat. Justin Bieber #thatPOWER
96 Sara Bareilles Brave
97 Passenger Let Her Go
98 Randy Houser Runnin' Outta Moonlight
99 2 Chainz I'm Different
100 Paramore Still Into You