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Posted on Fri. Nov. 30, 2012 - 12:01 am EDT

Hit Gotye track is tops Spotify in 2012

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NEW YORK — Gotye’s smash hit “Somebody I Used to Know” is Spotify’s top song of the year.

The digital music service said Wednesday that the multiplatinum pop song is the most streamed track globally this year. Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” and “We Are Young” by fun. are second and third, respectively.

“Somebody I Used to Know” was also most streamed in the United States and most shared globally, on platforms like Twitter and Facebook.

French DJ-producer David Guetta’s “Nothing But the Beat” was the most streamed album globally. It includes hits like “Titanium” with Sia and “Turn Me On” with Nicki Minaj. Guetta is also the year’s most streamed male artist.

Rihanna and Coldplay top the list of most streamed females and groups, respectively.

Spotify is available in 17 countries.


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