YouTube – YouTube released “The Year in Review” – looking back at videos uploaded to the website on a monthly timeline calendar. There was an eclectic variety of clips – everything from an annoying orange, to a trailer for the hit movie series Twilight.
Here is the Top Ten list:
1. “Bed Intruder Song – The number one video comes out of Huntsville, Alabama. Antoine Dodson appeared on a local news station this summer, after his sister claimed she was attacked. A pair of brothers turned his quirky TV interview into a hit song, and made him an overnight Internet sensation. The video has almost 50 million views this year.
2. “TIK TOK” Ke$ha Parody: Glitter Puke
3. Greyson Chance singing “Paparazzi” – The third most watched video on YouTube is a talented sixth-grader. He performed Lady GaGa’s hit song “Paparazzi” at his school talent show, and got the attention not only of millions of Internet fans, but also signed a record deal with Ellen Degeneres’ new label.
4. Annoying Orange Wazzup
5. The Man Your Man Could Smell Like – The number five spot is an advertisement for the Old Spice men’s body products. It started as a Super Bowl commercial, but in just a few months turned into a massive online campaign that reached 100 million views in just a week.
6. Giant Double Rainbow
7. This Too Shall Pass
8. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Trailer – The biggest question of the year for vampire and werewolf fans? Are you Team Edward or Team Jacob?
9. Jimmy Surprises Bieber Fan
10. Gymkhana Three, Part 2
The website also released their most watched music videos of the year. Justin Bieber took four of the top ten spots. According to one website manager, people worldwide watched YouTube videos more than 17 billion times this year. YouTube is the third most visited website on the Internet, behind Google and Facebook.
Posted by: Conrado Garcia Jamin
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