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Beyoncé wanted a ring, Kelly Clarkson's life didn't suck, Miley Cyrus partied in this great nation, and some guy thought about pretty lightning bugs.
Oh, and the Black Eyed Peas had a feeling, and Lady Gaga did...whatever it is she does.
Fergie & Co. ruled the charts, but plenty of ditties had their moment in 2009. Peep our gallery of the year's top pop music, and hit the poll to let us know:
What was the killer tune of 2009?
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