Posted in music on December 7, 2012

"Here's a riddle: Grimes + LDR = the #1 and #2 most-blogged artists of 2012. Grimes LP on tons of year-end blogger lists. Why not LDR?" - Dev Sherlock

Grimes

Hype Machine, which compiles data from countless music blogs, posted the Top 50 Most Blogged About Artists, complete with pretty pictures (like the one of the #1 artist above), and ways to listen to those artists. Head to their site for the full list, but you can check out the top 10 below...

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Top 10 Most Blogged Artists of 2012s
10 Jessie Ware
09 Teen Daze
08 Frank Ocean
07 Beach House
06 The xx
05 Purity Ring
04 Passion Pit
03 Hot Chip
02 Lana Del Rey
01 Grimes

Compare that list to who is actually showing up on Year End Best Of Lists.

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Comments (16)

Alternate headline: bloggers love blogging about awful music.

Posted by Anonymous | December 7, 2012 10:47 AM

I'm Bart Simpson who the hell are you?

Posted by Anonymous | December 7, 2012 10:54 AM

No surprise there.

Posted by Anonymous | December 7, 2012 11:05 AM

Worse than the Grammys.

Posted by Anonymous | December 7, 2012 11:07 AM

more music no one will listen to in ten years. congratulations ADD!

Posted by Anonymous | December 7, 2012 11:16 AM

finally, something relevant. News on Grimes!

Posted by Anonymous | December 7, 2012 11:21 AM

Kinda surprised to see Hot Chip on the list.

Posted by Anonymous | December 7, 2012 11:55 AM

Man that's some pretty shitty music

Posted by Anonymous | December 7, 2012 12:41 PM

This is more like a Top 10 of artists to avoid.

Posted by Anonymous | December 7, 2012 12:42 PM

Id agree with all the above, but beach house is fine by me

Posted by Anonymous | December 7, 2012 12:56 PM

"more music no one will listen to in five years. congratulations ADD!"


Agreed.

Posted by Anonymous | December 7, 2012 1:54 PM

no main attrakionz ?

Posted by Anonymous | December 7, 2012 3:41 PM

vomit

Posted by Anonymous | December 7, 2012 4:39 PM

I thought "LDR" stood for "Licking Dude's Rectums"?

Posted by Anonymous | December 7, 2012 5:31 PM

this list has more to do with who has a good PR person than who is a talented artist. sadly, w/o a good PR team, a great record will go completely unnoticed while a mediocre artist can get the attention of the entire internet.

Posted by Anonymous | December 7, 2012 7:33 PM

If I never checked Brooklyn Vegan, I wouldn't know what a fucking Grimes was. So, did the internet help or hurt music? This blog list seems to indicate...

Posted by Anonymous | December 8, 2012 11:38 AM

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