12/31/2012 01:52 EST | Updated 05/15/2013 11:03 EDT

10 Best Canadian Songs Of 2012

Whether you're one for catchy beats and unstoppable ear worms, gritty electro-pop tunes, synth-rock numbers or a more mellow and soulful sound, you're likely to have found something to satisfy your needs within the Canadian music scene this year.

Even though the likes of Justin Bieber's "Boyfriend," Carly Rae Jepson's "Call Me Maybe" and Drake's "Take Care" snagged most of the major headlines, chart positions and the occasional award nom, other Canucks like Grimes, Neil Young and Metric pumped out stellar must-hear tunes away from the direct shine of the spotlight.

Check out the slideshow below for Spinner's Best Canadian Songs of 2012:

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