Number-one singles, albums, and downloads of 2012 (Canada)
01 January 2013

Number-one singles, albums, and downloads of 2012 (Canada)

This is a list of the Canadian Billboard magazine Canadian Hot 100 number-ones of 2012.

In 2012 the Canadian charts were graced with Canadian International pop stars with global reach. Canadian artists topping the charts included (1) Justin Biebe, (2) Carly Rae Jepsen (of "Call Me Maybe" fame, which she wrote), (3) Michael Bublé, (4) Leonard Cohen, (5) Alanis Morissette, and (6) Celine Dion (her new French language album was a huge success).

Hot 100 number-one singles of 2012 (Canada)

This is a list of the Canadian Billboard magazine Canadian Hot 100 number-ones of 2012.

Note that Billboard publishes charts with an issue date approximately 7–10 days in advance.

Issue dateSongArtist(s)
January 7 "Sexy and I Know It" LMFAO
January 14
January 21 "We Found Love" Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris
January 28
February 4
February 11 "Call Me Maybe" Carly Rae Jepsen
February 18
February 25 "Give Me All Your Luvin'" Madonna featuring Nicki Minaj and M.I.A.
March 3 "Part of Me" Katy Perry
March 10 "Call Me Maybe" Carly Rae Jepsen
March 17
March 24 "Wild Ones" Flo Rida featuring Sia
March 31
April 7 "We Are Young" Fun featuring Janelle Monáe
April 14 "Boyfriend" Justin Bieber
April 21 "Somebody That I Used to Know" Gotye featuring Kimbra
April 28
May 5
May 12
May 19
May 26
June 2 "Payphone" Maroon 5 featuring Wiz Khalifa
June 9
June 16
June 23
June 30
July 7
July 14
July 21
July 28 "Wide Awake" Katy Perry
August 4 "Whistle" Flo Rida
August 11
August 18 "Wide Awake" Katy Perry
August 25
September 1 "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" Taylor Swift
September 8 "Good Time" Owl City & Carly Rae Jepsen
September 15 "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" Taylor Swift
September 22
September 29
October 6 "Gangnam Style" Psy
October 13
October 20
October 27
November 3
November 10
November 17
November 24 "Diamonds" Rihanna
December 1
December 8
December 15
December 22 "Locked Out of Heaven" Bruno Mars
December 29

The number-one albums of 2012 (Canada)

These are the Canadian number-one albums of 2012. The chart is compiled by Nielsen Soundscan and published by Jam! Canoe, issued every Sunday.

The chart also appears in Billboard magazine as Top Canadian Albums.

Issue dateAlbumArtist
January 7 Christmas Michael Bublé
January 14 21 Adele
January 21
January 28
February 4
February 11
February 18 Old Ideas Leonard Cohen
February 25 21 Adele
March 3
March 10
March 17
March 24 Star Académie 2012 Various Artists
March 31 Up All Night One Direction
April 7 Tuskegee Lionel Ritchie
April 14 MDNA Madonna
April 21 Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded Nicki Minaj
April 28 21 Adele
May 5 Love Is a Four Letter Word Jason Mraz
May 12 Blunderbuss Jack White
May 19 Blown Away Carrie Underwood
May 26 21 Adele
June 2 Trespassing Adam Lambert
June 9 Born and Raised John Mayer
June 16
June 23 21 Adele
June 30 Clockwork Angels Rush
July 7 Believe Justin Bieber
July 14 Living Things Linkin Park
July 21 Wild Ones Flo Rida
July 28 Uncaged Zac Brown Band
August 4 Wild Ones Flo Rida
August 11 Up All Night One Direction
August 18 God Forgives, I Don't Rick Ross
August 25 Believe Justin Bieber
September 1 Cabin Fever Corb Lund
September 8 The Midsummer Station Owl City
September 15 Havoc and Bright Lights Alanis Morissette
September 22 The Sheepdogs The Sheepdogs
September 29 Dead Silence Billy Talent
October 6 The Truth About Love Pink
October 13 Babel Mumford & Sons
October 20
October 27
November 3 Night Train Jason Aldean
November 10 Red Taylor Swift
November 17
November 24 Sans attendre Celine Dion
December 1 Take Me Home One Direction
December 8 Unapologetic Rihanna
December 15 Merry Christmas, Baby Rod Stewart
December 22
December 29

The number-one digital songs of 2012 (Canada)

This is a list of the number-one downloaded songs in Canada during the year 2012.

The Nielsen SoundScan-compiled chart is published on Music Canada's website every Wednesday.

Issue dateSongArtist(s)
January 5 "Sexy and I Know It" LMFAO
January 12
January 19 "Call Me Maybe" Carly Rae Jepsen
January 26
February 2
February 9
February 16 "Give Me All Your Luvin'" Madonna
(featuring Nicki Minaj and M.I.A.)
February 23 "Part of Me" Katy Perry
March 1 "Glad You Came" The Wanted
March 8 "Live My Life" Far East Movement
(featuring Justin Bieber )
March 15 "Wild Ones" Flo Rida
(featuring Sia)
March 22
March 29 "We Are Young" Fun
(featuring Janelle Monáe)
April 5 "Boyfriend" Justin Bieber
April 12 "Somebody That I Used to Know" Gotye
(featuring Kimbra)
April 19
April 26
May 3
May 10
May 17 "Payphone" Maroon 5
(featuring Wiz Khalifa)
May 24
May 31
June 7
June 14 "Whistle" Flo Rida
June 21
June 28 "Wide Awake" Katy Perry
July 5 "Whistle" Flo Rida
July 12
July 19
July 26
August 2
August 9 "Some Nights" Fun
August 16 "I Will Wait" Mumford & Sons
August 23 "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" Taylor Swift
August 30
September 5
September 12
September 19 "Gangnam Style" Psy
September 26
October 3
October 10
October 17 "I Knew You Were Trouble" Taylor Swift
October 24 "Gangnam Style" Psy
October 31
November 7
November 14
November 21 "Diamonds" Rihanna
November 28
December 5 "Scream & Shout" will.i.am featuring Britney Spears
December 12
December 19

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