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Gotye and Kimbra

Gotye and Kimbra

Gotye Has Biggest Selling Song Of 2012 In America

by Paul Cashmere on January 4, 2013

in News,Noise Pro

Melbourne’s Gotye had the biggest selling song of 2012 in the USA.

Gotye and Kimbra

Gotye and Kimbra

According to Nielsen SoundScan ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ by Gotye featuring Kimbra sold 6,801,000 units during the year placing it around 300,000 sales ahead of Carly Rae Jepsen’s ‘Call Me Maybe’.

‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ was also the most played song on US radio in 2012 with 652,000 plays.

The Top 10 Songs of 2012 were:

1. Gotye feat. Kimbra – Somebody That I Used To Know (6,801,000)
2. Carly Rae Jepsen – Call Me Maybe (6,472,000)
3. Fun feat. Janelle Monae – We Are Young (5,948,000)
4. Maroon 5 feat. Wiz Khalifa – Payphone (4,757,000)
5. Nicki Minaj – Starships (3,979,000)
6. One Direction – What Makes You Beautiful (3,881,000)
7. Fun – Some Nights (3,839,000)
8. Kelly Clarkson – Stronger (3,823,000)
9. Psy – Gangnam Style (3,592,000)
10. Maroon 5 – One More Night (3,461,000)

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