Music·Posted on 23 Nov 202222 Songs You Didn't Realise Are Actually 10 Years OldTIL that my playlist is stuck in 2012.by Md Aqib KhanBuzzFeed ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. "Call Me Maybe" - Carly Rae Jepsen View this video on YouTube Carly Rae Jepsen / Via YouTube No joke, watching this music video on VH1 was also my earliest memory of watching gay representation on TV. Simply iconic. 2. "We Are Young" - Fun ft. Janelle Monáe View this video on YouTube Fueled By Ramen / Via YouTube It's been ten years and this song still feels fresh. 3. "Glad You Came" - The Wanted View this video on YouTube The Wanted / Via YouTube The line "Time is slipping away" hits different now. 4. "Starships" - Nicki Minaj View this video on YouTube Nicki Minaj / Via YouTube I might not remember anything from my high school math classes but I still remember every lyric of this song. 5. "Raabta" - Hamsika and Arijit Singh, from Agent Vinod View this video on YouTube T-Series / Via YouTube I don't know what's more heartbreaking — this song or the fact that Bollywood doesn't make songs such as these anymore. 6. "Payphone" - Maroon 5 ft. Wiz Khalifa View this video on YouTube Maroon 5 / Via YouTube Life was good when Adam Levine was at a payphone, trying to call home, rather than sliding into people's DMs. 7. "Thrift Shop" - Macklemore and Ryan Lewis ft. Wanz View this video on YouTube Macklemore / Via YouTube This song was a cultural reset. 8. "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" - Taylor Swift View this video on YouTube Taylor Swift / Via YouTube The original "Red" album release was monumental and Taylor re-releasing her songs so she can own them is historic. Taylor Swift is the music industry. 9. "Live While We're Young" - One Direction View this video on YouTube One Direction / Via YouTube Do you guys think One Direction will ever come back from their hiatus? 10. "Gangnam Style" - PSY View this video on YouTube officialpsy / Via YouTube The chokehold this song had on everyone when it came out! 11. "Whistle" - Flo Rida View this video on YouTube HipHopDX / Via YouTube Took me way too long to realise what this song was actually about. 12. "Locked Out Of Heaven" - Bruno Mars View this video on YouTube Bruno Mars / Via YouTube Yes, it's the same song that's been trending on TikTok and Reels, ten years after its original release. The power short-form video content has had on the music industry is honestly astonishing. 13. "Girl on Fire" - Alicia Keys View this video on YouTube Alicia Keys / Via YouTube Alicia Keys has been singing about global warming for over a decade now, so can we please finally listen to her?! 14. "Pani Da Rang" - Ayushmann Khurrana, from Vicky Donor View this video on YouTube Eros Now Music / Via YouTube Hearing Ayushmann Khurrana's voice still feels like a breath of fresh air. 15. "Radha" - Udit Narayan and Shreya Ghoshal, from Student of the Year View this video on YouTube SonyMusicIndiaVEVO / Via YouTube Can you believe that it's been ten whole years since these students made their debut? Also, why does everybody blame it on Radha? 16. "Tumhi Ho Bandhu" - Neeraj Sridhar and Kavita Seth, from Cocktail View this video on YouTube Eros Now Music / Via YouTube This song still rules as the go-to party anthem. 17. "Pareshaan" - Shalmali Kholgade, from Ishaqzaade View this video on YouTube YRF / Via YouTube The angsty teen song you still wanna sing for any minor inconvenience in your life. 18. "Hosanna" - A. R. Rahman, Leon D'Souza, and Suzanne D'Mello, from Ekk Deewana Tha View this video on YouTube Sony Music India / Via YouTube The original song from the movie Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa, which Ekk Deewana Tha is a remake of, was also composed by A.R. Rahman. 19. "Ishq Shava" - Raghav Mathur and Shilpa Rao, from Jab Tak Hai Jaan View this video on YouTube YRF / Via YouTube Bollywood doesn't make songs like these anymore 2.0. 20. "Dance Again" - Jennifer Lopez ft. Pitbull View this video on YouTube Jennifer Lopez / Via YouTube I want to be in the "Jennifer Lopez ft. ____" era again. 21. "I Love It" - Icona Pop ft. Charli XCX View this video on YouTube Icona Pop / Via YouTube "I don't care", I scream, while very much worrying about every little thing in my life. 22. "Hall of Fame" - The Script ft. will.i.am View this video on YouTube The Script / Via YouTube If the sudden urge to change your life at 3 a.m. was a song, this would be it! Which of your favourite songs from 2012 did this list remind you of? Which ones did I miss? Let me know in the comments!