So many songs are produced each year it can be difficult to remember them all by the time December rolls around, but that’s where DJ Earworm comes in. Since 2007, music fans have been treated to the United State of Pop, which initially featured a mashup of the year’s top 25 songs according to Billboard, but transitioned to weekly chart toppers instead beginning in 2011. Named after the phenomenon that involves a song seemingly getting “stuck” in one’s head, DJ Earworm brilliantly blends together tunes from all genres, providing a quick yet effective trip down musical memory lane.
In case you have trouble catching them all in the video below, the highlighted artists in the United State of Pop 2012 include Gotye, Carly Rae Jepsen, fun., Maroon 5, Ellie Goulding, The Wanted, Kelly Clarkson, Nicki Minaj, One Direction, Sia, Adele, Katy Perry, Flo Rida, Bruno Mars, Alex Clare, Taylor Swift, Psy, Phillip Phillips, The Lumineers, Ke$ha, and Rihanna.
Many of the aforementioned artists will be on tour in 2013, so be sure to visit the Vivid Seats marketplace to find any and all concert tickets you need throughout the year.
If you’ve now whet your appetite for more delicious mashups, also check out DJ Earworm’s previous installments like “Fly 2012,” his Capital FM Summertime Ball mix featuring the top songs from last summer including samples from Justin Bieber, Pitbull, Coldplay, Ed Sheeran, and Usher. Watch the official video below.