2012 has been another spectacular year for music and now that we're approaching a new year, it's time to take a look back at a number of great music videos that were released throughout the year. A variety of artists put out amazing material this year, and with the help of some equally-talented directors, the visuals were on point as well.

We compiled a list of our top 50 music videos of the year. Click through the list above and let us know what you think.