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This morning, Yahoo! released its annual look back at the top stories and trends of the year based on the daily search habits of millions of people on Yahoo!.
Here is a snapshot of Yahoo!'s 2012 Year In Review:Top Searched Songs/Music Lyrics on Yahoo! in 2012:1 call me maybe (carly rae jepsen)2 gangnam style (psy)3 someone like you (adele)4 somebody that i used to know (gotye)5 sexy and i know it (lmfao)6 we are young (fun.)7 rolling in the deep (adele)8 you belong with me (taylor swift)9 what makes you beautiful (one direction)10 gummy bear song (gummibär) Top Searched Music Artists on Yahoo! in 2012:1 whitney houston2 jennifer lopez3 katy perry4 justin bieber5 britney spears6 miley cyrus7 beyonce8 selena gomez9 chris brown10 taylor swift Top Spiking Tours/Concerts on Yahoo! In 2012:1 van halen tour2 aerosmith tour3 rolling stones tour4 iron maiden tour5 new edition tour6 maroon 5 tour7 barbra streisand tour8 adele tour9 american idol tour10 dave matthews tour Top Searched "American Idol" Contestants on Yahoo! In 2012:1 jessica sanchez2 phillip phillips3 erika van pelt4 elise testone5 hollie cavanagh6 joshua ledet7 skylar laine8 colton dixon9 jermaine jones10 heejun han
For more about the Yahoo! 2012 Year in Review and other top searches, go to yearinreview.yahoo.com or search for "2012 Year in Review" on Yahoo.com.