Gotye's 'Somebody That I Used To Know' Is America's No. 1 Song

Rich Juzwiak · 04/19/12 03:33PM

"Somebody That I Used To Know," the Sting-esque earworm of a single from Belgian-Australian singer-songwriter Gotye, has ascended to the peak position on the Billboard Hot 100 in its 15th week on the chart. Have a listen, if you've somehow managed to avoid its rise so far. It's a great song, but its popularity is particularly notable for two reasons.