TOP 100 FAVORITE SONGS OF 2012




1. MEMORIES (The Magnificent)


2. FACE ON THE BRIDGE (Asia)
3. ROCKIN' ALL NIGHT (Blessed By A Broken Heart)
4. FAITHLESS (Tyketto)
5. CRUISE (Florida Georgia Line)
6. NO END IN SIGHT (Lionville)
7. PONTOON (Little Big Town)
8. THE WRECKERS (Rush)
9. NEVER TOO LATE (Jimi Jamison)
10. ENDLESS SUMMER (Aaron Lewis)
11. IF IT TAKES ALL NIGHT (The Magnificent)
12. THAT'S WHY GOD MADE THE RADIO (The Beach Boys)
13. HOW FAR I RUN (White Widdow)
14. LIVING LIKE A RUNAWAY (Lita Ford)
15. LIVING ON THE RUN (H.E.A.T.)
16. RECKLESS NIGHTS (White Widdow)
17. RED SOLO CUP (Toby Keith)
18. HOW TO LOVE (Greg X & Ken Tamplin)
19. DREAMHUNTER (Lionville)
20. NEVER LOVE AGAIN (Work of Art)
21. WALL STREET (Wig Wam)
22. WE ARE YOUNG (Fun. feat. Janelle Monae)
23. LEAVE A LIGHT ON (Duran Duran)
24. LOVE'S ON THE LINE (The Magnificent)
25. TOMORROW THE WORLD (Asia)
26. FOREVER (Blessed By A Broken Heart)
27. SO LET IT RAIN (Magnum)
28. YOUNG, WILD & FREE (Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa feat. Bruno Mars)
29. INTO THE STORM (Yes)
30. MY HOMETOWN (Uncle Kracker)
31. OH MY DAYUM (Gregory Brothers & Daym Drops)
32. SMOKE & FIRE (The Magnificent)
33. DOWN FROM THE MOUNTAIN (Blackhawk)
34. TATTOO (Van Halen)
35. ONLY THE NIGHT (Shy)
36. ONE OF THESE DAYS (Whitesnake)
37. BLUE OCEAN (Flying Colors)
38. LOVE BITES (AND SO DO I) (Halestorm)
39. ANYWHERE YOU WANNA GO (Saga)
40. LAND OF BROKEN DREAMS (Dynazty)
41. STORYTIME (Nightwish)
42. FIND ANOTHER WAY (Kimball/Jamison)
43. FLY OVER STATES (Jason Aldean)
44. DELUSIONAL (Pride of Lions)
45. YOUR LOVE'S A RUNAWAY (Grand Design)
46. FEVER DREAMS (Hardline)
47. FANTASY (Reckless Love)
48. SHE'S THE WOMAN (Van Halen)
49. BREAKING THE SILENCE (H.E.A.T.)
50. THE MIGHTY DEATH POP (Insane Clown Posse)
51. WHAT BABY WANTS (Alice Cooper feat. Ke$ha)
52. THE RESTLESS KIND (One Man's Trash feat. Jimi Jamison)
53. HARDEST WORD TO SAY (Jack Blades)
54. SOME NIGHTS (Fun.)
55. WISH YOU WERE HERE (Sunstorm)
56. BYE BYE BABY (NOT TONIGHT) (Night Ranger)
57. TATTOOS & MISERY (Trixter)
58. DOOM AND GLOOM (The Rolling Stones)
59. ONE DAY I'LL STOP LOVING YOU (Toby Hitchcock)
60. BACK (Colt Ford feat. Jake Owen)
61. GUNRUNNING (Ten)
62. CASUAL SEX (My Darkest Days)
63. BLOOD FOR POPPIES (Garbage)
64. THROUGH THIS WAR (Grand Illusion)
65. THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY (Jake Owen)
66. YOU GONNA FLY (Keith Urban)
67. A-OK (Neal McCoy)
68. NORTH (Emm Gryner)
69. ALIVE (Romeo's Daughter)
70. CRY WOLF (White Widdow)
71. HERE BY MY SIDE (Lionville)
72. I HATE MYSELF (Rick Springfield)
73. SO FARAWAY (Grand Illusion)
74. THE ONE AND ONLY (H.E.A.T.)
75. SEX (Motley Crue)
76. NO WHERE TO GO (Departure)
77. BURN IT DOWN (Linkin Park)
78. HERE'S HOPING IT HURTS (Tyketto)
79. WORTH FIGHTING FOR (Kimball/Jamison)
80. IT'S NOT OVER (Night Ranger)
81. ISN'T IT TIME (The Beach Boys)
82. ALABAMA PINES (Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit)
83. LUCKY THAT WAY (Joe Walsh)
84. TAKE A LITTLE RIDE (Jason Aldean)
85. SUMMERNIGHTS IN CABO (Toby Hitchcock)
86. NEVER GIVE UP (Sunstorm)
87. ROLL ME UP (Willie Nelson w/ Snoop Dogg, Kris Kristofferson & Jamey Johnson)
88. YOUR BLACK HEART (Pendragon)
89. MAGIC (Smash Mouth)
90. EMELIE (Work of Art)
91. WAITING FOR RAIN TO COME (Departure)
92. BETTER BELIEVE IT (Grand Illusion)
93. TEN LIFETIMES (Mecca)
94. DAYS GO BY (The Offspring)
95. PUMP IT UP (Youngblood)
96. DID IT FOR LOVE (Mecca)
97. THE STORM (Flying Colors)
98. LIKE MY DOG (Billy Currington)
99. STAY (Hardline)
100. PLAYIN' IT OVER (Strangeways)

TOP 40 ALBUMS OF 2012



1. THE MAGNIFICENT (The Magnificent)

2. THAT'S WHY GOD MADE THE RADIO (The Beach Boys)
3. XXX (Asia)
4. II (Lionville)
5. NEVER TOO LATE (Jimi Jamison)
6. THE STRANGE CASE OF... (Halestorm)
7. RAPTURE (Romeo's Daughter)
8. IT'S ABOUT PRIDE (The Outlaws)
9. MR. UNIVERSE (Jim Gaffigan)
10. STANDUP COMEDIAN (Demetri Martin)
11. DIG IN DEEP (Tyketto)
12. FEEL THE POWER (Blessed By A Broken Heart)
13. 20/20 (Saga)
14. LIONVILLE (Lionville)
15. CLOCKWORK ANGELS (Rush)
16. ADDRESS THE NATION (H.E.A.T.)
17. HERE'S TO THE GOOD TIMES (Florida Georgia Line)
18. ON THE 13TH DAY (Magnum)
19. SHAPE SHIFTER (Santana)
20. A DIFFERENT KIND OF TRUTH (Van Halen)
21. SERENADE (White Widdow)
22. DOWN FROM THE MOUNTAIN (Blackhawk)
23. LIVING LIKE A RUNAWAY (Lita Ford)
24. DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE (Colt Ford)
25. IMMORTAL (Pride of Lions)
26. SONGS FOR THE END OF THE WORLD (Rick Springfield)
27. ROAD TO FOREVER (Don Felder)
28. HERESY AND CREED (Ten)
29. FLYING COLORS (Flying Colors)
30. SULTANS OF SIN (Dynazty)
31. TRENT SEVERN (Trent Severn)
32. EMOTIONAL FIRE (Sunstorm)
33. HERE WE REST (Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit)
34. IT'S JUST WHAT WE DO (Florida Georgia Line)
35. THE MIGHTY DEATH POP! (Insane Clown Posse)
36. TORNADO (Little Big Town)
37. OLD SCHOOL NEW RULES (Hank Williams Jr.)
38. NOT YOUR KIND OF PEOPLE (Garbage)
39. REINVENTIONS (Wigelius)
40. DANGER ZONE (Hardline)

TOP AOR/MELODIC HARD ROCK SONGS




1. MEMORIES (The Magnificent)
2. FACE ON THE BRIDGE (Asia)
3. ROCKIN' ALL NIGHT (Blessed By A Broken Heart)
4. FAITHLESS (Tyketto)
5. NO END IN SIGHT (Lionville)
6. NEVER TOO LATE (Jimi Jamison)
7. IF IT TAKES ALL NIGHT (The Magnificent)
8. HOW FAR I RUN (White Widdow)
9. LIVING LIKE A RUNAWAY (Lita Ford)
10. LIVING ON THE RUN (H.E.A.T.)
11. RECKLESS NIGHTS (White Widdow)
12. HOW TO LOVE (Greg X & Ken Tamplin)
13. DREAMHUNTER (Lionville)
14. NEVER LOVE AGAIN (Work of Art)
15. WALL STREET (Wig Wam)
16. LEAVE A LIGHT ON (Duran Duran)
17. LOVE'S ON THE LINE (The Magnificent)
18. TOMORROW THE WORLD (Asia)
19. FOREVER (Blessed By A Broken Heart)
20. SO LET IT RAIN (Magnum)
21. SMOKE & FIRE (The Magnificent)
22. TATTOO (Van Halen)
23. ONLY THE NIGHT (Shy)
24. ONE OF THESE DAYS (Whitesnake)
25. ANYWHERE YOU WANNA GO (Saga)
26. LAND OF BROKEN DREAMS (Dynazty)
27. FIND ANOTHER WAY (Kimball/Jamison)
28. DELUSIONAL (Pride of Lions)
29. YOUR LOVE'S A RUNAWAY (Grand Design)
30. FEVER DREAMS (Hardline)
31. FANTASY (Reckless Love)
32. SHE'S THE WOMAN (Van Halen)
33. BREAKING THE SILENCE (H.E.A.T.)
34. THE RESTLESS KIND (One Man's Trash feat. Jimi Jamison)
35. HARDEST WORD TO SAY (Jack Blades)
36. WISH YOU WERE HERE (Sunstorm)
37. BYE BYE BABY (NOT TONIGHT) (Night Ranger)
38. TATTOOS & MISERY (Trixter)
39. ONE DAY I'LL STOP LOVING YOU (Toby Hitchcock)
40. GUNRUNNING (Ten)

TOP AOR/MELODIC ALBUMS



1. THE MAGNIFICENT (The Magnificent)
2. XXX (Asia)
3. II (Lionville)
4. NEVER TOO LATE (Jimi Jamison)
5. RAPTURE (Romeo's Daughter)
6. DIG IN DEEP (Tyketto)
7. FEEL THE POWER (Blessed By A Broken Heart)
8. LIONVILLE (Lionville)
9. ADDRESS THE NATION (H.E.A.T.)
10. ON THE 13TH DAY (Magnum)
11. A DIFFERENT KIND OF TRUTH (Van Halen)
12. SERENADE (White Widdow)
13. LIVING LIKE A RUNAWAY (Lita Ford)
14. IMMORTAL (Pride of Lions)
15. SONGS FOR THE END OF THE WORLD (Rick Springfield)
16. HERESY AND CREED (Ten)
17. SULTANS OF SIN (Dynazty)
18. EMOTIONAL FIRE (Sunstorm)
19. REINVENTIONS (Wigelius)
20. DANGER ZONE (Hardline)

TOP MODERN ROCK SONGS




1. WE ARE YOUNG (Fun. feat. Janelle Monae)
2. LOVE BITES (AND SO DO I) (Halestorm)
3. SOME NIGHTS (Fun)
4. CASUAL SEX (My Darkest Days)
5. BLOOD FOR POPPIES (Garbage)
6. NORTH (Emm Gryner)
7. BURN IT DOWN (Linkin Park)
8. MAGIC (Smash Mouth)
9. DAYS GO BY (The Offspring)
10. I MISS THE MISERY (Halestorm)
11. CRUISING CALIFORNIA (BUMPING IN MY TRUNK) (The Offspring)
12. AMERICA (Deuce)
13. BANGARANG (Skrillex feat. Sirah)
14. I CAME TO PARTY (Deuce)
15. SHE'S SO MEAN (Matchbox Twenty)
16. I LIKE IT (Foxy Shazam)
17. SOMEBODY THAT I USED TO KNOW (Gotye)
18. CONTROL (Garbage)
19. WHOA! (Brokencyde)
20. HOUDINI (Foster the People)

MODERN ROCK ALBUMS




1. THE STRANGE CASE OF... (Halestorm)
2. TRENT SEVERN (Trent Severn)
3. NOT YOUR KIND OF PEOPLE (Garbage)
4. SOME NIGHTS (Fun.)
5. NINE LIVES (Deuce)
6. CALIFORNIA 37 (Train)
7. MAGIC (Smash Mouth)
8. LIVING THINGS (Linkin Park)
9. DAYS GO BY (The Offspring)
10. BANGARANG (Skrillex)


TOP COUNTRY SONGS




1. CRUISE (Florida Georgia Line)

2. PONTOON (Little Big Town)
3. ENDLESS SUMMER (Aaron Lewis)
4. RED SOLO CUP (Toby Keith)
5. MY HOMETOWN (Uncle Kracker)
6. DOWN FROM THE MOUNTAIN (Blackhawk)
7. FLY OVER STATES (Jason Aldean)
8. BACK (Colt Ford. feat. Jake Owen)
9. THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY (Jake Owen)
10. YOU GONNA FLY (Keith Urban)
11. A-OK (Neal McCoy)
12. TAKE A LITTLE RIDE (Jason Aldean)
13. ROLL ME UP (Willie Nelson feat. Snoop Dogg, Kris Kristofferson & Jamey Johnson)
14. LIKE MY DOG (Billy Currington)
15. STARTING RIGHT NOW (Blackhawk)
16. KISS TOMORROW GOODBYE (Luke Bryan)
17. DRUNK ON YOU (Luke Bryan)
18. BANJO (Rascal Flatts)
19. DRINK IN MY HAND (Eric Church)
20. I'M BETTER AT HELLO (Blackhawk)
21. ANGEL EYES (Love & Theft)
22. CAMOUFLAGE (Brad Paisley)
23. I DON'T WANT THIS NIGHT TO END (Luke Bryan)
24. THAT AIN'T GOOD (Hank Williams Jr.)
25. NO HURRY (Zac Brown Band)
26. TORNADO (Little Big Town)
27. KEEP THE CHANGE (Hank Williams Jr.)
28. WE ARE NEVER EVER GETTING BACK TOGETHER (Taylor Swift)
29. LOVE'S GONNA MAKE IT ALRIGHT (George Strait)
30. BEERS AGO (Toby Keith)
31. THAT'S WHY I PRAY (Big & Rich)
32. CREEPIN' (Eric Church)
33. BETTER THAN I USED TO BE (Tim McGraw)
34. THE WIND (Zac Brown Band)
35. THE COUNTDOWN (Lonestar)
36. SOMETHIN' 'BOUT A TRUCK (Kip Moore)
37. SPRINGSTEEN (Eric Church)
38. I LIKE GIRLS WHO DRINK BEER (Toby Keith)
39. ALONE WITH YOU (Jake Owen)
40. BABY I KNOW IT (Johnny Reid feat. Carolyn Dawn Johnson)

TOP COUNTRY ALBUMS




1. HERE'S TO THE GOOD TIMES (Florida Georgia Line)
2. DOWN FROM THE MOUNTAIN (Blackhawk)
3. DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE (Colt Ford)
4. IT'Z JUST WHAT WE DO (Florida Georgia Line)
5. TORNADO (Little Big Town)
6. OLD SCHOOL NEW RULES (Hank Williams Jr.)
7. THE ROAD (Aaron Lewis)
8. TAILGATES & TANLINES (Luke Bryan)
9. CLANCY'S TAVERN (Toby Keith)
10. BAREFOOT BLUE JEAN NIGHT (Jake Owen)


TOP HIP/HOP/RAP/R&B SONGS




1. YOUNG, WILD & FREE (Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa feat. Bruno Mars)
2. OH MY DAYUM (Gregory Brothers & Daym Drops)
3. THE MIGHTY DEATH POP (Insane Clown Posse)
4. SEXY AND I KNOW IT (LMFAO)
5. WHISTLE (Flo Rida)
6. PARTY ROCK ANTHEM (LMFAO feat. Lauren Bennett & Goon Rock)
7. GANGNAM STYLE (Psy)
8. DON'T STOP THE PARTY (Pitbull feat. TJR)
9. LET'S ROLL (Yelawolf feat. Kid Rock)
10. POUND THE ALARM (Nicki Minaj)

TOP HIP/HOP/RAP/R&B ALBUMS




1. THE MIGHTY DEATH POP! (Insane Clown Posse)
2. SORRY FOR PARTY ROCKING (LMFAO)
3. MUCH DANCE 2013 (Various Artists)
4. MAC & DEVIN GO TO HIGH SCHOOL (Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa)
5. NOW 20 (Various Artists)


TOP PROG ROCK ALBUMS




1. CLOCKWORK ANGELS (Rush)
2. FLYING COLORS (Flying Colors)
3. THE WORLD IS A GAME (Mystery)
4. PASSION (Pendragon)
5. BEYOND THE REALMS OF EUPHORIA (Galahad)

TOP CANADIAN CONTENT




1. ROCKIN' ALL NIGHT (Blessed By A Broken Heart)
2. THE WRECKERS (Rush)
3. FOREVER (Blessed By A Broken Heart)
4. ANYWHERE YOU WANNA GO (Saga)
5. CASUAL SEX (My Darkest Days)
6. NORTH (Emm Gryner)
7. HEADLONG FLIGHT (Rush)
8. ROCK N' ROLL REVIVAL (Loverboy)
9. HEAD ABOVE WATER (Men Without Hats)
10. IF TOMORROW NEVER COMES (Honeymoon Suite)

TOP MOVIES




1. MARVEL'S AVENGERS
2. TED
3. ARGO
4. THE HUNGER GAMES
5. THE GREY
6. THE CAMPAIGN
7. PROJECT X
8. PEOPLE LIKE US
9. THE DARK KNIGHT RISES
10. AMERICAN REUNION

TOP CD REISSUES



THE MAGIC COMES ALIVE (Marcello)


MUSIC MAN OF THE YEAR: GEDDY LEE

MOST DISAPPOINTING CDs OF THE YEAR



1. ONWARD (Hawkwind)
2. HOS (House of Shakira)
3. REBEL SOUL (Kid Rock)

TOP COMEBACK ARTISTS



1. THE BEACH BOYS
2. VAN HALEN
3. TYKETTO
4. THE OUTLAWS
5. LITA FORD
6. GARBAGE
7. TRIXTER
8. MEN WITHOUT HATS
9. DON FELDER
10. SMASH MOUTH

TOP NEW/BREAKTHROUGH ARTISTS



1. BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART
2. FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE
3. ROMEO'S DAUGHTER
4. FLYING COLORS
5. FUN.
6. COLT FORD
7. THE OUTLAWS
8. DYNAZTY
9. TRENT SEVERN
10. WIGELIUS

TOP COMEDY ALBUMS




1. MR. UNIVERSE (Jim Gaffigan)
2. STANDUP COMEDIAN (Demetri Martin)
3. BEFORE TURNING THE GUN ON TO HIMSELF (Doug Stanhope)


NO. 1 SINGLES OF 2012



HOW FAR I RUN (White Widdow) (1)
NEVER LOVE AGAIN (Work Of Art) (2)
MEMORIES (The Magnificent) (4)
HOW TO LOVE (Greg X & Ken Tamplin) (1)
RED SOLO CUP (Toby Keith) (1)
FOREVER (Blessed By A Broken Heart) (1)
IF IT TAKES ALL NIGHT (The Magnificent) (4)
LIVING ON THE RUN (H.E.A.T.) (1)
WALL STREET (Wig Wam) (1)
FAITHLESS (Tyketto) (5)*
WE ARE YOUNG (Fun feat. Janelle Monae) (1)
FACE ON THE BRIDGE (Asia) (5)*
THAT'S WHY GOD MADE THE RADIO (The Beach Boys) (2)
ROCKIN' ALL NIGHT (Blessed By A Broken Heart) (3)
ENDLESS SUMMER (Aaron Lewis) (1)
RECKLESS NIGHTS (White Widdow) (1)
PONTOON (Little Big Town) (4)
LIVING LIKE A RUNAWAY (Lita Ford) (1)
NO END IN SIGHT (Lionville) (1)
OH MY DAYUM (Gregory Brothers & Daym Drops) (2)
THE WRECKERS (Rush) (3)
NEVER TOO LATE (Jimi Jamison) (4)
CRUISE (Florida Georgia Line) (2)


NO. 1 ALBUMS OF 2012


THE MAGNIFICENT (The Magnificent) (11)*
A DIFFERENT KIND OF TRUTH (Van Halen) (3)
THE STRANGE CASE OF... (Halestorm) (4)
DIG IN DEEP (Tyketto) (3)
SHAPE SHIFTER (Santana) (2)
THAT'S WHY GOD MADE THE RADIO (The Beach Boys) (4)
XXX (Asia) (10)
MR. UNIVERSE (Jim Gaffigan) (3)
NEVER TOO LATE (Jimi Jamison) (7)*
STANDUP COMEDIAN (Demetri Martin) (1)
II (Lionville) (2)
HERE'S TO THE GOOD TIMES (Florida Georgia Line) (1)

 


*- inconsective weeks. To qualify for this year-end chart, songs and albums must have peaked on the Top 40 Favorites Chart between Dec 23, 2011 and Dec 21, 2012. Any songs or albums still moving up on the charts on or after the Dec 21, 2012 cut-off date will be charted on 2013's year-end survey. With one click, look back at year-end surveys from the past:

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