There will be the assholes who bitched and moaned about their inclusion like it was undeserved, or whatever, because their music isn’t considered as... I dunno... timeless, I guess, as some others. On recognisability though, please, for a while there in the 90s, they were pure British representation. And besides, if you’re a regular visitor of this blog, I shouldn’t have to recap for you why this was exciting and ended up being...

One of the most amazing memories of the year.

If for no other reason than this: the Spice Girls performing at the Olympics yielded the most awesome GIF, one that certainly deserves to be included on every top 10 of 2012.