A lot of fascinating things went down in 2011, but according to our data, you were mainly interested in Justin Bieber's views on sex and politics. We've crunched the numbers to create this list of the Top 10 most-read music stories on RollingStone.com in 2011, from our magazine cover stories about Bieber, Rihanna and Katy Perry to coverage of Heavy D and Amy Winehouse's death and analysis of the Rebecca Black phenomenon. Also, you clearly loved that crazy story in which Courtney Love went on a rampage after spotting a Kurt Cobain poster at a concert in Brazil. But really, who wouldn't?
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