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Top 20 Songs: Week of May 7-13, 2012

Last week, ‘We Are Young’ crooners fun. were still holding down the number one spot on our Top 20 Songs countdown for the third consecutive time. So, have they managed to snag the triumphant spot on our radio show once again? Yep! They’re unstoppable anthem with Janelle Monae has taken the No. 1 spot again, but Gotye is hot on their heels, as ‘Somebody That I Used to Know’ jumps from No. 5 to No. 2 for this week, May 7-13, 2012.

Some other notable tracks appearing on the Top 20 Songs for the week of May 7-13? British boy banders One Direction continue to make a steady climb towards No .1, moving from the 10th spot on the list to No. 9. However, their friendly rivals the Wanted are giving them some stiff competition, as they were also bumped up from No. 6 to No. 5. Meanwhile, Flo Rida is making his countdown debut with his Sia-featured track ‘Wild Ones,’ while Maroon 5 comes in at No. 8 again this week with their new single ‘Payphone.’

Scroll through the songs that have made the cut for this week’s Top 20 countdown (for the week of May 7-13, 2012) below. Do you agree with the No. 1 song choice, or do you think a different track deserves to sit atop the list?  Leave us a comment and don’t forget to tune in to PopCrush’s weekend radio show on Saturday and Sunday, where fans can hear this week’s list of the Top 20 songs as well as the winning About to Pop tune, with Rihanna‘s ‘Where Have You Been’ lined up for this weekend!

Top 20 Songs: Week of May 7-13, 2012

20. David Guetta, ‘Turn Me On’ Feat. Nicki Minaj
19. Gym Class Heroes, ‘Self Back Home’ Feat. Neon Hitch
18. Jason Mraz, ‘I Won’t Give Up’
17. Flo Rida, ‘Wild Ones’ Feat. Sia
16. Christina Perri, ‘A Thousand Years’
15. Rihanna, ‘We Found Love’
14. Taylor Swift, ‘Eyes Open’
13. Gavin DeGraw, ‘Not Over You’
12. Carly Rae Jepsen, ‘Call Me Maybe’
11. Jessie J, ‘Domino’
10. Adele, ‘Set Fire to the Rain’
9. One Direction, ‘What Makes You Beautiful’
8. Maroon 5, ‘Payphone’
7. Katy Perry, ‘Part of Me’
6. Train, ‘Drive By’
5. The Wanted, ‘Glad You Came’
4. Kelly Clarkson, ‘Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)’
3. Adele, ‘Rumour Has It’
2. Gotye, ‘Somebody That I Used to Know’
1. fun., ‘We Are Young’ Feat. Janelle Monae


Note: Every Monday, PopCrush will publish a list of our Top 20 songs for that given week. Then, over the weekend, fans can tune in to our national radio show to hear all of these hot songs plus some other amazing pop tunes. To see a list of radio stations where you can hear the PopCrush Top 20 countdown, click here.

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