You might not know what dubstep is, but odds are good you heard strains of it in 2011. The bass-heavy electronic music's wave washed through pop culture last year, but we'll see in 2012 whether its prevalence is as sticky as Skrillex's hair (see video below.)
The music genre was recapped in this MTV infographic, which was most helpful in reminding us that MTV hasn't forgotten that music still exists in spite of the network's ubiquitous reality TV programming.
So, what newly popular genre will we look back on in 2013? Fill in the blank in our comments section: 2012 will be the year ______ broke.
And while we're at it:
Note: If you still don't know what dubstep is, this album probably won't help you.