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Top 40 Pop Songs – January 2012

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What better way to kick off the new year than by checking out this list of the Top 40 Pop Songs for January 2012? After looking through radio charts and our own lists of the newest and hottest pop songs, the staff at PopCrush is serving up our predictions for the 40 biggest hits of January 2012. When Lady Gaga releases a new single, there is no stopping her, which is why Mother Monster is holding down the No. 1 spot with her latest single 'Marry the Night.' Rihanna and Katy Perry snagged the No. 2 and No. 3 spots, respectively, while David Guetta makes a couple appearances for his club bangers 'Without You' and 'Turn Me On.' J. Cole is also blazing up the charts with his single 'Work Out,' which was released back in June but is garnering most its airplay in the winter months. Scroll through the Top 40 Pop Songs for January 2012 and let us know which song will be stuck on repeat in your head in the first month of the new year.
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      1. Lady Gaga – 'Marry the Night'

      'Born This Way'

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      2. Rihanna Feat. Calvin Harris – 'We Found Love'

      'Talk That Talk'

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      3. Katy Perry – 'The One That Got Away'

      'Teenage Dream'

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      4. J. Cole – 'Work Out'

      'Cole World: The Sideline Story'

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      5. LMFAO – 'Sexy and I Know It'

      'Sorry for Party Rocking'

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      6. Bruno Mars – 'It Will Rain'

      'Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1' Soundtrack

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      7. David Guetta Feat. Usher – 'Without You'

      'Nothing but the Beat'

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      8. Big Sean Feat. Nicki Minaj – 'Dance (A$)' Remix

      'Finally Famous'

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      9. Jessie J – 'Domino'

      'Who You Are'

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      10. Adele – 'Someone Like You'


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      11. Kelly Clarkson – 'Mr. Know It All'


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      12. Drake – 'Headlines'

      'Take Care'

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      13. Flo Rida – 'Good Feeling'

      'Only One Rida (Part Two)'

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      14. Pitbull Feat. Chris Brown – 'International Love'

      'Planet Pit'

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      15. Gym Class Heroes Feat. Adam Levine – 'Stereo Hearts'

      'The Papercut Chronicles II'

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      16. Rihanna – 'You Da One'

      'Talk That Talk'

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      17. T-Pain Feat. Wiz Khalifa and Lily Allen – '5 O'Clock'


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      18. Selena Gomez and the Scene – 'Love You Like a Love Song'

      'When the Sun Goes Down'

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      19. Dev – 'In the Dark'

      'The Night the Sun Came Up'

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      20. Adele – 'Set Fire to the Rain'


    • 21. Cobra Starship Feat. Sabi – 'You Make Me Feel…'

      'Night Shades'

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      22. Gavin DeGraw – 'Not Over You'


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      23. Nicki Minaj Feat. Rihanna – 'Fly'

      'Pink Friday'

    • 24. Jay-Z + Kanye West – 'N—as in Paris'

      'Watch the Throne'

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      25. Alexandra Stan – 'Mr. Saxobeat'


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      26. Jason Derulo – 'it Girl'

      'Future History'

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      27. Outasight – 'Tonight Is the Night'

      'The Highway of the Letter O'

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      28. Karmin – 'Crash Your Party'

      Crash Your Party – Single

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      29. David Guetta Feat. Nicki Minaj – 'Turn Me On'

      'Nothing but the Beat'

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      30. Hot Chelle Rae Feat. New Boyz – 'I Like It Like That'


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      31. J. Cole Feat. Trey Songz – 'Can't Get Enough'

      'Cole World: The Sideline Story'

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      32. Drake Feat. Nicki Minaj – 'Make Me Proud'

      'Take Care'

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      33. Dev Feat. Enrique Iglesias – 'Naked'

      'The Night the Sun Came Up'

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      34. – 'THE (The Hardest Ever)'


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      35. Flo Rida Feat. Sia – 'Wild Ones'

      'Only One Rida (Part Two)'

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      36. Gym Class Heroes Feat. Neon Hitch – 'A– Back Home'

      'The Papercut Chronicles II'

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      37. Timbaland Feat. Pitbull – 'Pass at Me'

      'Shock Value III'

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      38. Kelly Clarkson – 'What Doesn't Kill You (Stronger)'


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      39. B.o.B Feat. Lil Wayne – 'Strange Clouds'

      'Strange Clouds'

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      40. Adam Lambert – 'Better Than I Know Myself'


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