Adele's 'Someone Like You' Named UK's Most Popular Karaoke Track Of 2012

21 December 2012, 07:55

The 'Chasing Pavements' star wins yet another accolade in what has been a triumphant year.

Adele's huge hit single 'Someone Like You' has been crowned as the UK's most popular karaoke selection for 2012.

The 'Rolling In The Deep' singer beat tracks by the likes of Carly Rae Jepsen and One Direction, who came in at second at third respectively on the study, published on the Lucky Voice website.

Adele's track accounted for 7% of the 200,000 songs sung by the Karaoke bars' users with Canadian Carly had 5.4% with her 2012 smash.

'Rolling In The Deep' also came in at fourth place on the rundown with 4.1% of the chart – just behind One Direction's 4.2% for 'What Makes You Beautiful'.

Lucky Voice boss Nick Thistleton revealed: "We are witnessing an important cultural shift in the types of songs people are choosing to sing in the UK."

He continued: "Even five years ago you would expect to find the charts dominated by the old guard of rock like Bon Jovi.

The owner also praised some of the "exciting new artists" which were being chosen ahead of some of the more classic 80s hits. 

"In recent years traditional karaoke artists like Bonnie Tyler, Elton John and Guns 'n' Roses have had to make way to new and exciting artists like Carly Rae Jepsen, Gotye featuring Kimbra and LMFAO," he said.  "Today, with the renaissance of karaoke, comes a new audience who demand current music and contemporary artists to listen and sing along to."

You can check out the full top ten of the UK's most popular karaoke songs of 2012 below:

  • 1. Adele - 'Someone Like You' (7.4%)
  • 2. Carly Rae Jepsen – 'Call Me Maybe' (5.4%)
  • 3.  One Direction - 'What Makes You Beautiful' (4.2%)
  • 4.  Adele - 'Rolling In The Deep (4.1%)
  • 5. Queen - 'Bohemian Rhapsody (3.7%)
  • 6.  Adele - 'Make You Feel My Love (3.6%)
  • 7. Bon Jovi - Livin' On A Prayer' (2.7%)
  • 8. LMFAO - 'Sexy and I Know It' (2.4%)
  • 9. Journey - 'Don't Stop Believin'' (1.7%)
  • 10. Gotye feat. Kimbra - 'Somebody That I Used To Know' (1.6%)

Meanwhile, Adele has enjoyed incredible success in 2012 taking major hnours at the BRIT and Grammys and also recently topped TIME magazines 30 Under 30 List.

She has also welcomed her first child this year alongside boyfriend Simon Konecki and is rumoured to be working on her third album.

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