Welcome to the "Best of 2016" edition of Some Like It Pop podcast! We're reflecting on the state of pop music this year, sharing what we loved and which trends we're ready to leave behind, and then pondering what's next for 2017 [looking to you among others, Katy Perry and Lorde].

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Don't miss our other picks for the best pop culture this year had to offer, including 2016's best albums, best TV shows, the 10 movies we loved and the 35 music videos we had on replay.

There's also still time to vote in several categories for the 2016 PopCrush Fan Choice Awards, including Best Tour, Most Loyal Fanbase and Best Celebrity Style.

What were your 2016 faves? Let us know below.

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