10 Brilliant Videos To Celebrate The Royal Wedding

By Megan O'Neill Comment

The Royal Wedding—the most anticipated wedding of the century—is almost here and excitement is in the air.  Whether you’ll be checking in to watch Will and Kate tie the knot on TV, watching the live stream on YouTube, following the ceremony on Twitter or attending in person (OMG…lucky!!), this is an event not to be missed!  We’ve put together a collection of videos to celebrate the event, from parodies to royal wedding dresses to the royal wedding cake.  Check out all the videos below and start preparing for the big event!

The T-Mobile Royal Wedding

The T-Mobile Royal Wedding video has been, by far, the most popular Royal Wedding video on YouTube, with over 13.5 million views in the past two weeks.  T-Mobile got a bunch of Royal Family look-a-likes and put together an epic royal wedding dance entrance.  Check out the video below and click here to see behind the scenes footage.

Royal Romance: The Other Guys’ Official Royal Wedding Video

Here’s a hilarious medley sung about the Royal Wedding from the perspective of the “other guy”, who wishes he had Kate Middleton to himself.  The song is a mashup of Lady Gaga, James Horner, Gustav Holst, The Human League and Michael Jackson.

Royal Wedding Dresses Restored

Romantics all over the world have concerned themselves, first and foremost, with what Kate Middleton’s wedding dress will look like.    The UK media is reporting that the dress will be designed by Alexander McQueen creative director Sarah Burton, but we’ll have to wait until the wedding to find out for sure!  Here’s a fun video of royal wedding dresses from throughout history to whet your appetite while you wait to see what Kate will be wearing!

The Sims Do The Royal Wedding

Here’s another fun Royal Wedding parody.  This one is brought to you by the Sims.  Okay, the real event will probably be nothing like this, but you never know!

Royal Wedding 2011: Prince William and Kate Middleton

This fun animation from NMA World Edition shows just how big the hype is surrounding Prince William and Kate Middleton and the upcoming royal wedding, from the media parade in England to the number of people who will be watching around the globe.  This event is so big…even aliens may be watching!

George Michael – You and I

This month George Michael released a special version of Stevie Wonder’s ‘You and I’ to celebrate the Royal Wedding of Prince William of Wales and Catherine Middleton.  Embedding is disabled for this video but you can click here to watch George Michael’s unveiling of the song on YouTube.  What do you think of it?

MJ Delaney’s spoof royal wedding Bollywood film

What if the Royal Wedding wasn’t taking place in England but rather in Bollywood?  Well then it would probably look a little something like this!  Embedding has also been disabled for this video.  Click here to watch on YouTube.

Royal Wedding Invitation & Wedding Book Invitation

The Royal Household is inviting everyone to watch the Royal Wedding live on YouTube tomorrow morning at 10am London Time and they’ve put up an invitation video for all.  You’re also invited to upload a message for the happy couple to the official Royal Wedding Book on The Royal Channel.  You can check out both invitations below.

The Royal Wedding Cake Designer

Following the Royal Wedding Dress and the Royal Wedding Song, one of the most exciting things about tomorrow’s big event is the Royal Wedding Cake, of course.  Check out this great interview with the Royal Wedding Cake designer.  Mmm…can I have a slice?

The Royal Mint makes an official coin for the Royal Wedding

Finally, what better way to commemorate this momentous occasion than with a special coin!  Here’s a video about the Royal Wedding coin that is being minted to celebrate tomorrow’s wedding.

Megan O’Neill is the resident web video enthusiast here at Social Times.  Megan covers everything from the latest viral videos to online video news and tips, and has a passion for bizarre, original and revolutionary content and ideas.