If you hear “Payphone” by Maroon 5 one more time will you cut a bitch? While we can’t condone violence we do understand the impulse, because 2012 has really been a big year for ubiquitous pop hits that have been impossible to avoid, from the YouTube record-breaking mysteries of “Gangnam Style” to Carly Rae Jepsen’s tremendously hooky ode to non-committal flirting “Call Me Maybe” to the inescapable career catapult of multiple ARIA Award winner, Gotye.

Let’s take a trip down memory lane with Daniel Kim who has spliced together music and video from 50 of the year’s biggest pop hits into an 8-minute compilation.  Just try not to bob your head.

Via BuzzFeed