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The Most Shazamed Song Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 12.10.2014 | Technology

Electronic dance music performer Avicii may be the artist who most frequently inspires people to say, "OMG I love this song, who is it?!" according to new data released Wednesday by Shazam.

Can You Spot The Hidden Nude? (NSFW)

Posted 02.24.2014 | Arts

Look at the ornate images below and you'll see an assortment of shapes and colors forming exotic forms that'd belong at home in a geometric fabric, Mo...

Gotye Wins Big Award

AP | Posted 01.30.2013 | Entertainment

SYDNEY — Gotye has taken home album of the year at Australia's Aria music awards for his internationally acclaimed "Making Mirrors." The album ...

Gotye, A One Hit Wonder?

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 09.28.2012 | Entertainment

Belgian-Australian singer Gotye says he will gladly accept a ticket to One Hit Wonderland. His hit single "Somebody That I Used To Know" saturated...

Get to Know: Kimbra (VIDEO) | Posted 11.28.2012 | Arts

You may not have heard of Kimbra yet. That's going to change, quickly. The New Zealand native first came to our attention earlier this year as the body painted ex-girlfriend in Gotye's smash hit 'Somebody That I Used to Know.'

WATCH: 'Obama That I Used To Know'

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 08.06.2012 | Entertainment

Sure, HuffPost Entertainment may have called Eric Schwartz's "Some Music That I Used to Love" the Goyte parody to end all Gotye parodies, but that was...

WATCH: Breaking Up With Gotye

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 07.25.2012 | Entertainment

You may have heard Gotye's catchy viral phenom, "Somebody That I Used To Know," on “American Idol,” “The Voice, “Gossip Girl,” in the superm...

Adele & Gotye Win The Year, So Far

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 07.05.2012 | Entertainment

Despite being released in January 2011, Adele's 21 is the only album that has sold more that one million copies this year. At the midway point in ...

WATCH: Gotye Meets Heavy Metal

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 05.16.2013 | Entertainment

After last week's "The Star Wars That I Used To Know," Gotye parodies are making a comeback. The latest in "Somebody That I Used to Know" covers comes...

WATCH: 'Some Star Wars That I Used To Know'

Posted 06.28.2012 | Comedy

Yes, we know that parodies of "Somebody That I Used To Know" by Gotye have gotten a little played out. But we'll make an exception when we see a reall...

WATCH: 'The Star Wars That I Used To Know'

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 06.28.2012 | Entertainment

Just when "Somebody That I Used To Know" was starting to fade into Top 40 history, a few clever "Star Wars" fanatics made a parody video that we just ...

WATCH: This Dog And Cat Cover "Somebody That I Used To Know"

Posted 06.02.2012 | Good News

Gotye's uber popular hit, "Somebody That I Used To Know," might be old news to some, but clever videos featuring the catchy tune keep surfacing online...

WATCH: 'Some QB That I Used To Know' Gotye Spoof

Posted 05.31.2012 | Denver

The folks over at Humordy have unlocked the power of some serious meme potential. Their latest video touches on the (fleeting) triumvirate of interne...

8 Epic 'Somebody That I Used To Know' Covers (VIDEO)

Posted 05.17.2012 | Teen

You may have heard Gotye's ultra-catchy viral phenom, "Somebody That I Used To Know," on “American Idol,” “The Voice, or “Gossip Girl,” or ...

WATCH: Little Girl Knows How to Grooooove

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 05.11.2012 | Parents

Just let the music move you. That's the takeaway from 3-year-old Grace's epic groove to Gotye's hit song "Somebody That I Used To Know." Rocki...

WATCH: Kids' Make Cute 'Somebody That I Used To Know' Video

Posted 05.08.2012 | Parents

First "Bohemian Rhapsody," now this. Two children used their commutes to belt out lyrics to Gotye's hit song "Somebody That I Used To Know." The pa...

Gotye Clears The Air On 'Glee' Diss ... Sort Of

Posted 04.24.2012 | TV

Blame it on the xylophone? After calling Matt Bomer and Darren Criss' "Glee" performance of his tune "Somebody That I Used To Know" "dinky"and say...

For Once, a Good Pop Song Is Stuck in My Head

Michael Rugnetta | Posted 04.23.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Rugnetta

I cannot get the song "Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye out of my head. It has a different sound -- especially the xylophone -- and strong lyrics that are clear and relatable.

Gotye Disses 'Glee' Cover: 'Ultra Dry, Sounded Pretty Tuned'

Posted 06.22.2012 | TV

At least one person isn't a fan of the "Glee" treatment of Gotye's blowout hit, "Somebody That I Used to Know": Gotye himself. The Australian sing...

The Dark Evolutionary Secrets of 'Somebody That I Used to Know'

Rob Brooks | Posted 06.20.2012 | Home
Rob Brooks

What thrilled me is that since I heard that song, I've felt it embodied a rare quality often sought but seldom truly achieved in art, a quality with roots that are embedded firmly in our evolutionary soil.

With Great Success Comes Great Responsibility: Gotye's Rise to Fame

Chloe Roth | Posted 06.18.2012 | San Francisco
Chloe Roth

With over 160 million views of the music video for "Somebody That I Used to Know" on YouTube, Gotye's star has risen to heights visible beyond Tasmanian borders. If you turn on the radio, you can even spot it in the daylight.

WATCH: Gotye & Kimbra Get To Know 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 04.16.2012 | Entertainment

He may not have made all of the teenage girls scream like last week's "Saturday Night Live" musical guests One Direction, but Gotye's toned-down, mell...

Sasha Bronner

Gotye On Coachella, Covers & That Amazing Music Video | Sasha Bronner | Posted 04.13.2012 | Los Angeles

This is part 2 of 4 of our "My Coachella" Series. Check back during Coachella for profiles on our favorite bands. His name is Wally De Backer, but ...

'Glee' Covers Gotye: 11 Best 'Somebody That I Used To Know Covers'

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 04.03.2012 | Entertainment

You know you've made it when your song gets covered in an episode of Fox's hit musical comedy "Glee." Just ask the boys of Fun. However, it's not like...

Matt Bomer Talks 'Glee': Who He's Kissing, What He's Singing & More!

Posted 03.29.2012 | TV

If "Glee" fans think Blaine Anderson (Darren Criss) is a total catch, wait until they meet his older brother Cooper, played by "White Collar" star Mat...