Billboard's critics picks: Top 20 songs of 2012

From "Call Me Maybe" to "Somebody That I Used to Know," you've heard the hits all year, but now it's time to pick out the best of 2012. has released its critics list of the top 20 songs of the year. Some of them you may have heard countless times on the radio, but some may surprise you.

Find out what they are below.

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20. "Feel So Close" by Calvin Harris

19. "Bad Girls" by M.I.A.

18."Elephant" by Tame Impala

17.  "Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To Love Yourself)" by Ne-Yo

16. "You're the One" by Charli XCX

15. "Wrecking Ball" by Bruce Springsteen

14. "Bye Baby" by Nas

13. "Angel Eyes" by Love and Theft


12. "Wildest Moments" by Jessie Ware

11. "The House That Heaven Built" by the Japandroids

10. "What Makes You Beautiful" by One Direction

9. "Everything is Embarrasing" by Sky Ferreira

8. "Thinkin About You" By Frank Ocean

7. "Somebody That I Used To Know" by Gotye feat. Kimbra

6. "Begin Again" by Taylor Swift

5. "Adorn" by Miguel

4. "Some Nights" by fun.

3. "Mercy" G.O.O.D. Music

2. "Call Me Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen

1."Climax" by Usher

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