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    The Hottest Pop Sheet Music of 2012

    The world of popular music comprises some pretty volatile terrain.  What seems fresh and exciting one moment is old news the next. We hear stories from music directors and private teachers about how students are begging to perform the latest hit from Katy Perry one moment, and then something from One Direction the next.

    Dare we ask how many requests you’ve gotten for Gangnam Style by now?  However, here’s some news that might surprise you – sheet music for the likes of Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby and Vince Guaraldi is just as in demand as that of Lady Gaga and The Band Perry.  Don’t believe us?  Take a look at some of the top-selling sheets of 2012.

    Adele, Billboard’s Artist of the Year for the second year in a row, resides high in the top rankings with the following:

    However, we think you’ll agree, the rest of 2012’s top hits are quite diverse:

    • The Prayer – Celine Dion/Andrea Bocelli – 5725015
    • A Thousand Years – Christina Perri –10304903
    • Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth – Bing Crosby/David Bowie – 10190790
    • Blessings – Laura Story – 10290394
    • What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong – 4921375
    • Bless the Broken Road – Rascal Flatts – 5990069
    • We Are Young – Fun. – 10309306
    • If I Die Young – The Band Perry – 10186774
    • Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen – 10054618
    • Linus and Lucy – Vince Guaraldi – 5968910
    • The Edge of Glory – Lady Gaga – 10288478
    • I Can Only Imagine – MercyMe – 5980737
    • The Devil Went Down to Georgia – Charlie Daniels Band – 10001291
    • What Makes You Beautiful – One Direction – 10317015
    • Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen – 6077515
    • God Gave Me You – Blake Shelton – 10294564
    • Over the Rainbow – Harold Arlen – 4919759 and American Idol Katharine McPhee’s version – 10023749
    • Paradise – Coldplay – 10299117

    Oh, and speaking of Gangnam Style – never fear, we’ve got you covered! – 10343323E, 10347638E, 10343492 (Marching band), 10343719 (Concert band)



    Mandy Kubikhttp://jwpepper.com
    Singer/Songwriter; Keyboard, Piano, Flute Player; Certified Associate Recording Engineer/Producer; Music Advocate; Regional Manager, J.W. Pepper, Michigan

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