Nobody sold more singles in 2012 than Gotye. The Belgian/Australian's single 'Somebody That I Used To Know' sold a total of 1,318,000 copies in 2018, beating Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Call Me Maybe' into second place while fun's 'We Are Young' shifted 986,000 in third position.
David Guetta, James Arthur, Psy and Jessie J were also among the top ten.
The ten best selling singles of 2012 were:
1. Gotye feat. Kimbra - 'Somebody That I Used To Know'
2. Carly Rae Jepsen - 'Call Me Maybe'
3. fun. ft. Janelle Monae - 'We Are Young'
4. David Guetta ft. Sia - 'Titanium'
5. James Arthur - 'Impossible'
6. Psy - 'Gangnam Style'
7. Nicki Minaj - 'Starships'
8. Jessie J - 'Price Tag'
9. Maroon 5 - 'Payphone'
10. Flo Rida ft. Sia - 'Wild Ones'