TIME’s No. 1 Song of 2012: No, It’s Not ‘Gangnam Style’

And it wasn't Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" either

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Korean rapper-singer Psy performs on NBC's "Today" show in New York September 14, 2012.

Douglas Wolk’s list of the Top 10 Songs of 2012 ranges from a hidden treasure, Can’s “Graublau” — a newly edited, 17-minute garage rock from a 1969 German film — to more mainstream tunes. The viral hit “Gangnam Style” by Psy and Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” near the top of the list — where they belong given the sheer amount of Internet memes they have inspired. In fact, you can even listen to both at the same time, thanks to one mashup. This month, Google revealed to TIME that “Gangnam Style” was also the top-trending U.S. lyrics search of 2012, probably because fans were trying figure out the meaning of the catchy Korean lyrics — and perfect their invisible horse dance moves at the same time.

But what was TIME’s #1 pick? Click here to find out or listen to TIME’s Top 10 Songs of 2012 playlist.