30. Ke$ha - Die Young
KUBE 93 artist Ke$ha brings another chart topper for 2012. Had it been released earlier in the year it would probably be higher on the Top 30. In case you missed the video directed by Darren Craig - Our favorite part is her gold tooth. In at number 30 off her second studio album and released September 15th, 2012 is Die Young.
29. Bruno Mars - Locked Out of Heaven
Ah yeah yeah! Bruno Mars released his second studio album Unorthodox Jukebox on October 1st, 2012. Locked Out of Heaven is the title single off the album and one of his most recent releases of his career. Makin' all the ladies swoon at number 29 is Bruno Mars - Locked Out of Heaven.
28. Maroon 5 - One More Night
Adam Levine has seen much success this year with The Voice sitting opposite Christina Aguilerra, Blake Shelton andCeelo Green. In addition Adam Levine's tour with Maroon 5 came by Whiteriver Amphitheater. His release of One More Night with Maroon 5 hit the Billboard Hot 100 HARD! In at number 28 is Maroon 5 - One More Night.
27. Miguel ft. Wiz Khalifa - Adorn Remix
Off his album Kaleidoscope Dream which dropped October 2nd, Miguel put out a new single 'Adorn' originally without Wiz Khalifa but then did a re-mix with Wiz Khalifa for the 2012 release. In at number 27 is Miguel ft. Wiz Khalifa - Adorn Remix.
26. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ft. Wanz - Thrift Shop
Seattle locals Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Brought it full tilt this time around. KUBE 93 was on board to break their latest album for 2012- AND - Random fact - most of the video for Thrift Shop was filmed on Seattle's Capitol Hill. We're taking it Grandpa style with number 26 - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ft. Wanz - Thrift Shop. .
25. Rihanna - Diamonds
This year, Rihanna was all over the world in her 777 Tour. Jet setting across the world, she found herself performing VIP across the globe including at The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Shining bright like a diamond with her album 'Unapologetic' is Rihanna in at number 25 with Diamonds.
24. David Guetta ft. Chris Brown & Lil Wayne - I Can Only Imagine
You know you heard this one in the club. Chris Brown starting out the single with name mentions off the album including Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Flo Rida, Will.I.Am, Jessie J, Usher & a whole lot more. This is off David Guetta's album 'Nothing But The Beat Ultimate' - In at number 24 is one of the hottest DJ's on the planet right now - David Guetta - I Can Only Imagine.
23. Kirko Bangz - Drank In My Cup
2012 was a year of mixtapes. Kirko Bangz was no exception as he released Drank In My Cup with over 661,000 digital copies dowloaded of his mixtape "Progression 2: A Young Texas Playa". In at number 23 is Kirko Banz - Drank In My Cup.
22. Trey Songz ft. T.I. - 2 Reasons
Chapter V was Trey Songz fifth studio album and he hasn't stopped crankin' out the hits. This time featuring T.I. these guys came for the Ladies and the Drinks. In at number 22, get your glass up for 2 Reasons on KUBE 93.
21. Rihanna - Where Have You Been
Her second appearance on the Top 30 for 2012 - Rihanna released Where Have You Been with Island Def Jam back with her sixth studio album Talk That Talk. The Barbados original RiRi has been everywhere searching - Where Have You Been hits the Top 30 at number 21.
20. Ne-Yo - Let Me Love You
Ne-Yo released Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself) on July 10th 2012. Although primarily R&B it has a synthpop that can't be denied. This allwed for a crossover single that seemed to channel Michael Jackson. In at number 20 is Ne-Yo with Let Me Love You.
19. Nicki Minaj - Pound The Alarm
Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded is Nicki Minaj's second studio album. You'll recognize Pound The Alarm and Starships off the album played on KUBE 93. Minaj was able to hail to her birth country of Trinidad in the video filming.In at number 19 is Nicki Minaj with Pound The Alarm.
18. Usher - Scream
Usher's seventh studio album Loking 4 Myself was released April 26, 2012 and debuted at number 70 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Scream was performed most notably this year at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards. In at number 18 is Usher - Scream.
17. Rihanna ft. Jay-Z - Talk That Talk
Two of the hottest names on the planet Jay-Z and Rihanna. Seems you can't turn around in 2012 without seeing both of them in the news. Talk That Talk is the single AND the name of her album from Def Jam Recording. In at number 17 is Rihnna ft. Jay-Z Talk That Talk..
16. Chris Brown - Don't Wake Me Up
Not only top 30 on our list, Chris Brown also tops charts around the world including Austria, Ireland, Japan, and more. Don't Wake Me Up hit number 10 on the Billboard charts and this year comes in at number 16 on KUBE 93's Year End Top 30.
15. Flo Rida ft. Sia - Wild Ones
Wild Ones - The title track of Flo Rida's fourth studio album WILD ONE'S is one of Sia's first jumps into Flo Rida's team with David Guetta at Atlantic Records. It's no doubt this single has thrust both of them into the limelight for 2012. In at number 15 is Flo Rida ft. Sia - Wild Ones.
14. Wiz Khalifa - Work Hard, Play Hard
KUBE 93 Summer Jam artist Wiz Khalifa came to Seattle for his own show AND for Summer Jam in 2012. His infectious laugh catches you from the minute you meet him. Congrats to him and Amber Rose on their impending nuptuals. In at number 14 is Wiz Khalifa - Work Hard, Play Hard.
13. David Guetta ft. Nicki Minaj - Turn Me On
Talkin' 'bout a Collabo right here. Off Guetta's fifth studio album Nothing but the Beat - Minaj also featured the single on her album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded as a bonus song. She's too young to die. Coming alive at number 13 is David Guetta ft. Nicki Minaj - Turn Me On.
12. Justin Bieber ft. Big Sean - As Long As You Love Me
On his most recent tour, Justin Bieber hit the Tacoma Dome with force! When this song came out there were reports the girl in the video is supposed to represent Selena Gomez. His 2012 tour sold out across the globe. It's no wonder that at number 12 is Justin Bieber ft. Big Sean - As Long As You Love Me.
11. Young Jeezy ft. Ne-Yo - Leave You Alone
Off his 4th studio album Thug Motiviation 103: Hustlerz Ambition this single hit the Billboard R&B Hip-Hop charts at number 3 and has showings on the Billboard Hot 100. The Young Jeezy and Ne-Yo combo has hit the KUBE 93 Top 30 at Number 11 with Leave You Alone.
10. Flo Rida - Whistle
No this isn't your mom's Whistle While You Work from back in the day. Probably one of the best hidden sexual undertones of the year, Whistle has hit the KUBE 93 Top 30 at number 10. Here we go.
9. Kanye West ft. Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz - Mercy
GOOD Music is all over this one. Add in some Def Jam and you have Kanye West with Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz all on a single. This right here was nominated for Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance for the Grammy's. In at number 9 is Kanye West ft. Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz - Mercy
8. Nicki Minaj - Starships
This is Nicki Minaj's second appearance from Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded. What we're wondering is - where's Beez in the Trap?! But for real - Her international tour this year featured this single off Pink Friday and it's in at number 9. Nicki Minaj - Starships.
7. Drake ft. Rihanna - Take Care
Drake had a full year with collaborations including Rihanna and Nicki Minaj in 2012 among other YMCM artists. Take Care is the single off his second studio album of the same name. In at number 7 is Drake ft. Rihanna - Take Care.
6. Flo Rida ft. Etta James - Good Feeling
Dude has been BUSY! Flo Rida is on the Top 30 with KUBE with his 3rd representation. This time he has Etta James sampling on his single Good Felling.
5. Wiz Khalifa ft. Bruno Mars & Snoop Dogg - Young, Wild & Free
You remember this one from KUBE 93's Summer Jam. And you KNOW me and Mac killed it. We're having fun and we don't care who sees. Up at number 5 is Summer Jam artist Wiz Khalifa ft. Bruno mars & Snoop Dogg - Young, Wild & Free.
4. Pitbull ft. Chris Brown - International Love
Mr Worldwide had his sixth sudio album in 2011 - Planet Pit. International Love was originally released in May of 2011, but saw an official single naming on November 1 of 2011. Although it made it to number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100, we have it in at number 4 on the Top 30 of 2012. Pitbull ft. Chris Brown - International Love.
3. Rihanna - We Found Love
You may remember some of the drama surrounding the video shoot of this single from Rihanna. The farmer getting all up in arms about the filming because RiRi was wearing to little for him to be comfortable. We Found Love is said to be an ode to Chris Brown and RiRi's relationship. In at number 3 is Rihanna ft Calvin Harris - We Found Love.
2. Drake ft. Lil Wayne - The Motto
This Platinum 2X over the single sold over 2 Million copies worldwide. Nominated for Best Rap Song at the Grammy's and featuring Lil Wayne. In at number 2 is The Motto - Drake ft. Lil Wayne.
1. Trey Songz - Heart Attack
Nessa was screamin' in studio. "That's My Jam!" You know it. Off the album Chapter V this single hit the charts in the UK and the US selling over 500K copies. Currently nominated for a 2013 Grammy Award in at number 1 is Trey Songz - Heart Attack.