YouTube Reveals Top 10 Trending Videos of 2015

By Brandy Shaul Comment

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YouTube has revealed its top 10 trending videos for 2015, which were determined based on factors including the amount of time users spent watching, sharing, liking and commenting on videos this year. Collectively, the top 10 trending videos in 2015 were watched for over 25 million hours. The channels responsible for the top 10 videos have over 40 million subscribers in total.

The top trending video of 2015 was Silento — Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae) #WatchMeDanceOn by Tianne King. In addition, for the first time, four television moments made the list, with three coming from late night TV shows.

Finally, Clash of Clans: Revenge, Supercell’s official Super Bowl TV commercial for its popular Clash of Clans mobile game, also found a spot on this list. The video was also named YouTube’s top ad video of 2015.

Here are the top 10 trending videos of 2015.

  1. Silento- Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae) #WatchMeDanceOn by Tianne King
  2. Clash of Clans: Revenge (Official Super Bowl TV Commercial) by Clash of Clans
  3. Crazy Plastic Ball PRANK!! by RomanAtwood
  4. Love Has No Labels | Diversity & Inclusion | Ad Council by Ad Council
  5. Lip Sync Battle with Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart and Jimmy Fallon by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
  6. Justin Bieber Carpool Karaoke by The Late Late Show with James Corden
  7. 6ft Man in 6ft Giant Water Balloon – 4K – The Slow Mo Guys by The Slow Mo Guys
  8. Golden boy Calum Scott hits the right note | Audition Week 1 | Britain’s Got Talent 2015 by Britain’s Got Talent
  9. Dover Police DashCam Confessional (Shake it Off) by Dover Police
  10. Mean Tweets – President Obama Edition by Jimmy Kimmel Live

In addition, YouTube has released its #YouTubeRewind video for 2015, highlighting some of the biggest trends on the platform this year.

Finally, YouTube has revealed the top 10 music videos on its platform in 2015. Users spent the equivalent of over 37,000 years playing these videos this year. Wiz Khalifa’s See You Again featuring Charlie Puth took the top spot, and reached over one billion views in just six months.

Check out the top ten list of music videos below.

  1. Wiz Khalifa – See You Again ft. Charlie Puth [Official Video] Furious 7 Soundtrack
  2. Maroon 5 – Sugar
  3. Ellie Goulding – Love Me Like You Do (Official Video)
  4. Major Lazer & DJ Snake – Lean On (feat. MØ) (Official Music Video)
  5. Taylor Swift – Bad Blood ft. Kendrick Lamar
  6. David Guetta – Hey Mama (Official Video) ft Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha & Afrojack
  7. Sia – Elastic Heart feat. Shia LaBeouf & Maddie Ziegler (Official Video)
  8. Fifth Harmony – Worth It ft. Kid Ink
  9. Adele – Hello
  10. Silentó – Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae) (Official)

Readers: Did your favorite videos from 2015 make the lists?

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