You'd think that the Internet would have solved this problem, but algorithms don't turn people onto music, people do, and for the most part digital music hasn't been very social up to now. With that said, this has been another stellar year for music.
This was the first year in a long time that I bought and liked a LOT of records. There are so many to choose from! That being said, when somebody asks you what your favorite piece of music was in 2012, there is only one correct answer: "Call Me Maybe."
None of us could escape the ubiquitous "Call Me Maybe" from Carly Rae Jepsen this year. And that turned out to be OK, because the viral parodies and singalongs made us realize that the song was worthy of our attention. As for the rest of the year, here's my rundown.