12/31/2012 10:44 EST

Best Fan Videos Of 2012

Singer Taylor Swift performs at Z100's Jingle Ball 2012 presented by Aeropostale at Madison Square Garden on Friday Dec. 7, 2012 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

You've seen lists of the best covers, the best YouTube videos, and even the best songs and albums. But when will you finally get a little credit?

That's right. You — the fans — deserve some recognition for paying tribute to your favourite bands, and we're going to give it to you. Who would the artists be without you? Nobody! So here are our picks for the best fan videos of 2012, and why they deserve some serious accolades.