2012: ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’ by Taylor Swift

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Number of weeks spent as #1: 9

Taylor Swift’s “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” remained at the top of the Hot Country chart for more than two months—the longest reign since 1966. The break-up anthem was nominated for Record of the Year at the Grammys, and Rolling Stone called it the second-best song of 2012. The track also topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart, selling more than 6 million singles.