Amid some heated A-list ­competition from Taylor Swift and The Weeknd, a rookie ­artist from Jamaica has earned Billboard's coveted Song of the Summer honor with a single first released in 2012.

With the tally complete, OMI's remixed global reggae-pop smash "Cheerleader" sits atop the annual Songs of the Summer chart, which tracks the most popular hits based on cumulative performance on the weekly Billboard Hot 100 from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

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