YouTube rewind 2017

YouTube have put together their annual review of the year video & mini-site and it’s great!
Every year, YouTube take a look at the top trending ads and videos across their platform: can you remember the ones you just couldn’t stop watching or had an absolute need to share?
Have a go at spotting how many things you remember from the last year:

What were the top 5 most popular YouTube videos in 2017?
BTW – These aren’t necessarily the most-viewed videos on the site – YouTube has used a mix of views, shares, comments, and likes to determine what makes this list.
1. Until we will become dust – Oyster Mask | THE MASK SINGER 2

In true YouTube fashion the top viral video in 2017 was a singing man in an oyster costume.
The strange masked performer was a contestant on Thailand’s aptly named singing competition show “The Mask Singer.” The song starts as a ballad and eventually breaks into a rap?!
The video has more than 182 million views on YouTube! Yep 182 million. And it only got posted in June…
2. ED SHEERAN – Shape Of You | Kyle Hanagami Choreography

Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” was a huge hit in the summer and this video was essentially some pretty awesome choreography set to the song. People clearly loved it!
3. Ping Pong Trick Shots 3 | Dude Perfect

Seven minutes and 16 seconds of incredible table tennis trick shots. Whats better than that?
4. Darci Lynne: 12-Year-Old Singing Ventriloquist Gets Golden Buzzer – America’s Got Talent 2017

This 12-year-old singing ventriloquist’s amazing performance on “America’s Got Talent.” It was so good it got her the Golden Buzzer treatment, sending her straight to the live shows. Well deserved and what a talent!
5. Ed Sheeran Carpool Karaoke

Ed Sheeran again! This time, it was his appearance on James Corden’s “Carpool Karaoke,” in which we learned Sheeran could fit 55 Maltesers into his mouth at once and that he doesn’t own a phone? Really?

Written by Oli Yeates


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