NEW YORK (November 29, 2012)--The digital music service Spotify says Gotye’s multiplatinum pop song “Somebody I Used to Know” is the most streamed track globally this year.
Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" and "We Are Young" by fun were second and third.
"Somebody I Used to Know" was also most streamed in the United States and most shared globally, on such platforms as Twitter and Facebook.
French DJ-producer David Guetta's "Nothing But the Beat" was the most streamed album globally.
It includes such hits as "Titanium" with Sia and "Turn Me On" with Nicki Minaj. Guetta is also the year's most streamed male artist.
Rihanna and Coldplay top the list of most streamed females and groups, respectively.
Spotify is available in 17 countries.