A mini hip hop dancer, a police officer with lots of rhythm, a candidate to the best dad of the planet, a man inside a giant balloon and even a self reflection by President Obama comprise the diverse list of the most trending videos in the world.
YouTube, the most powerful video platform worldwide, once again announced its traditional list of the year’s most watched videos. The ranking is headed by a four year old girl dancing hip hop, her video reached more than 116 millions of views.
Below you will find the popular video ranking:
1. #WatchMeDanceOn Silentó Whip/Nae Nae:
A group of girls dancing the Whip/Nae Nae from Hip Hop singer Silentó and his Watch Me song, took the crown by reaching more than 116 millions of views. Just like in the official video, it shows the group of girls dancing to Tianne King’s choreography.
2. Clash of Clans: Revenge. Superbowl’s official TV commercial.
The Super Bowl commercial of the popular game “Clash of Clans: Revenge” took the second place by reaching 83 millions of views. It could have been just one more commercial but the fact that Liam Neeson is the lead changed the odds and fired the view counter. Liam Neeson recreated lines from his recent action movies to give the video a unique style.
3. World’s Best Dad
The third place was taken by a Roman Atwood’s video, known from his famous pranks and unique ideas. This time he transformed his house into a giant ball pit for his kids to play while he was taking care of them. His wife reaction once she gets home is what spices up his videos.
4. Loves Has No Labels
While the videos that promote values, inclusion or diversity are usually not the most popular in YouTube, this year the video “Love Has No Labels” broke all of the rules. The video that invites us to think and that has a surprising outcome took the fourth place with more than 55 millions of views.
5. Lip Sync Battle
The fith place was taken by The Late Show and its segment Lip Sync Battle where they got Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart imitating pop singers like Beyoncé and Kelly Clarkson. Such a unique combination of talent made it possible for the video to be in the middle of the list with more than 54 millions of views.
6. Justin Bieber at it, again
This time it was the turn of The Late Late Show with James Corden and for the second time he invited Justin Bieber to an improvised and funny karaoke session while in a car. Justin, who actually got famous thanks to YouTube, mesmerized everyone even if they were not his fans because the video got more than 43 millions of views.
7. 6ft Man in 6ft Giant Water Balloon
A man gets inside a water ballon of almost 78 inches of diameter while its being filled, and by doing that he got more than 40 millions of views. The video was created by The Slow Mo Guys from whom we can always count on to record all sorts of crazyness in slow motion. They recorded the whole process from getting inside the balloon to filling it with water, but of course the moment of popping the balloon stole the show.
8. Calum Scott audition for Britain’s Got Talent
This video shows Calum Scott’s audition, his voice captivates even the though guy Simon Cowell and it also did to the more than 38 million of people who played the video.
9. The Dancing Police Officer on Patrol
An unexpected candidate to be on the list of the most trending videos, a police officer from Dover, Delaware. He sings and dances to the beat of Shake it Off while driving. The video was recorded by the dash camera and it got more than 37 millions of views.
10. Obama’s Mean Tweets
The last spot in YouTube’s popularity list was taken by the President of the United States, Barack Obama who read mean tweets about him. This was for a segment in Jimmy Kimmel’s show where celebrities read mean tweets about them. This time Obama’s reading tweets from his critics got more than 34 millions of views.