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Gotye, David Guetta, Rihanna, Coldplay top Spotify streams for 2012

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David Guetta and Gotye are among the most streamed artists of 2012 on Spotify.

Gotye's 'Somebody That I Used To Know' is the most streamed song of the year on the online music service, just beating Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Call Me Maybe', reports Rolling Stone.

Gotye

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International Male Solo Artist: David Guetta performs during the iHeartRadio music festival

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David Guetta beat Flo Rida and Eminem to be named the most streamed male artist, while he also topped the most streamed album chart with Nothing But the Beat.

Gotye's Making Mirrors and Drake's Take Care also feature in the top three albums.

Rihanna pipped Nicki Minaj and Adele to be the most streamed female artist, while Coldplay are the most streamed band.

Mumford & Sons' second LP Babel is the most popular new album of 2012, gaining over 8 million streams in just one week.

One Direction also surpassed 100 million streams altogether for 2012.

Spotify recently confirmed that a web-based version of its music streaming service is undergoing testing.

Watch the video for 'Somebody That I Used to Know' below:

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