For The People, By The People: The Top 40 Most-Watched Videos of 2012

by (@Lacezilla)

Men lie. Women lie. Numbers don’t. After taking a deep-dive into this year’s VH1.com streaming data, we’ve come up with a list of the Top 40 Most-Watched Videos of 2012. All you favorites are below, and there are even some underdog surprises that we didn’t expect to rank so favorably. So yeah, consider this an early New Year’s gift, and start re-living all the music video glory that took place in this incredible year of the apocalypse.

40. Gavin DeGraw “Sweeter”
39. The Fray “Heartbeat”
38. Gym Class Heroes “The Fighter featuring Ryan Tedder
37. Bruno Mars “Grenade”
36. Adam Lambert “Never Close Our Eyes”
35. Daughtry “Crawling Back To You”
34. Tamia “Beautiful Surprise”
33. Adele “Rolling in the Deep”
32. Ellie Goulding “Lights”
31. David Guetta “Titanium (Ft. Sia)”

30. B.o.B “So Good”
29. The Script “If You Ever Come Back”
28. Ed Sheeran “The A Team”
27. Linkin Park “BURN IT DOWN”
26. Daughtry “Outta My Head”
25. The Civil Wars “20 years (Unplugged)”
24. Karmin “Brokenhearted”
23. Bruno Mars “The Lazy Song”
22. Foster the People “Don’t Stop (Color On The Walls)”

21. Flo Rida “Whistle”
20. Katy Perry “The One That Got Away”
19. Pitbull “International Love”
18. T.I. “Ball featuring Lil Wayne
17. Graffiti6 “Free”
16. Bruno Mars “It Will Rain”
15. Katy Perry “Part Of Me”
14. The Lumineers “Ho Hey”
13. fun. “Some Nights”
12. Gym Class Heroes “Ass Back Home”
11. Nickelback/ “Lullaby”
10. Katy Perry “Wide Awake”

9. Monica “It All Belongs To Me”
8. Adele “Set Fire To The Rain (Live At The Royal Albert Hall)”
7. Kelly Clarkson “What Doesn’t Kill You (Stronger)”
6. fun. “We Are Young (Featuring Janelle Monae)”
5. Brandy & Monica “It All Belongs To Me”
4. Adam Lambert “Better Than I Know Myself”
3. Jason Mraz “I Won’t Give Up”
2. Train “Drive By”
1. Gotye “Somebody That I Used To Know”