One No. 1 album, gobs of award show love and countless "boyfriends" we at home can only dream of coming in contact with. The year 2012 was an important one for Taylor Swift, Popdust's Artist of the Year, as well as almost everyone who came in contact with her. From blokes like Ed Sheeran to the beloved '90s characters like Cher Horowitz, let's examine the Taylor Swift Effect, shall we?

The Best (and Worst!) of 2012

We decided ... the year's top 100 songs!

And asked you ... to vote for your favorite!

Ranked ... every Taylor Swift song!

Chatted with ... Carly Rae Jepsen!

Looked back ... at Chris Brown's Twitter feuds!

And showed you ... the year's most NAKED pop stars!