The 22 Most Essential BuzzFeed Music Posts Of 2012
Our best lists, essays, mashups, and playlists of the year. Plus, a tribute to the incredibly sexy lyrics of Nickelback.
44 Wonderful Things About Music in 2012
Kendrick Lamar and the Post-Hip-Hop Generation
Taylor Swift's Tragic War Against Hipsters
1994 Was the Awesomest Year for Music
Why Music Gives You the Chills
"Gangnam Style" and Nicki Minaj Are a Match Made in Heaven
Bat For Lashes' Emotionally Devastating "The Haunted Man"
Blink-182 Made Fun of One Direction 11 Years Before They Existed
On Bruce Springsteen and Disappointing Fathers
How The Replacements Helped Me Break Up with a Junkie
Why I Hate List-Making
What PJ Harvey Taught Me About Sex
The Ultimate Ke$ha/One Direction Mashup
How Frank Ocean Transcended the Hype
Electronic Musicians Shouldn't Feel Bad About "Hitting Play"
How Passion Pit Turned from a Band into a Support Group
Ke$ha Is the Best Rock Star of 2012
How Nicki Minaj Brought Rage Back to Pop
Ben Folds Five Reunited and I Broke Up with Them
Why Rihanna Going Seapunk Is Totally OK
How 2012's Most Miserable Album Helped Me Through Depression
14 Incredibly Sexy Nickelback Lyrics
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