Vote at the link below.
We asked our readers to nominate their Person of the Year for 2012, in response to ideas from our editors and staff. From scientific and Olympic heroes to the tongue-in-cheek suggestion Psy, the composer of Gangnam Style, the suggestions came flooding in. Here are the six most popular choices, with reasons given by our commenters. You can vote for your favourite below and the favourite will become the Guardian's Person of the Year 2012.