There’s mashups and then there’s mega mashups. Gotye found a creative way to celebrate his No. 1 smash hit ‘Somebody That I Used to Know’ by assembling and curating a host of online versions and covers of the song into one mega mashup and mix.
Gotye has paid tribute to the hundreds of videos featuring parodies and covers of his massive hit ‘Somebody That I Used to Know’ that have been posted on YouTube by putting together his own video mashup using the footage.
Good news for Carly Rae Jepsen, but not the kind that’ll get her in Lady Gaga‘s good graces. CRJ’s hit single ‘Call Me Maybe’ enjoyed its eighth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. It matches Gotye’s record for longest stint at No. 1 so far this year. He nabbed that stat with ‘Somebody That I Used to Know.’
Whether you love the songs or hate the songs — or love one and find the other somewhat annoying, as some of us do — Gotye‘s ‘Somebody That I Used to Know’ and teen star Carly Rae Jepsen‘s ‘Call Me Maybe’ are two of the biggest, most ubiquitous and most unavoidable hits of 2012. So, what happens when two such massively successful songs become one?
The honors just keep rolling in for Gotye‘s international smash crossover super hit ‘Somebody That I Used to Know,’ which has been lighting up the charts and racking up trophies on the awards circuit for months. The latest is a distinction unique to the digital realm: According to Shazam, the popular music identification app that lets users “tag” a song to find its title and artist, ‘Somebody That