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Year in Review: 2012's pop shockers

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By Mark Brown Special to MSN MusicLet's face it: 2012 was a very democratic year for music stars to stick their feet in their mouths or other inappropriate places. Gone are the days when pop stars like Britney Spears routinely took No. 1. This time around, numerous genres -- rock, rap, country, metal, dance, even prog-rock -- managed to generate headlines that had nothing to do with the music.
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