According to the 2012 electoral maps, our great nation is deeply divided, but there are a few key issues on which we can generally agree:
1) retro synth sounds are awesome,
2) dancing is enjoyable at all skill levels, and
3) Rihanna is still smoking-hot.
And while it might be tough to get full consensus on which single pop song ruled the past year, we're pretty sure these 10 jams collectively provide a kick-ass capsule worthy of spirited, unmoderated debate. We've ranked as part of our Best of 2012 extravaganza, now you react.