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Topic: YouTube Ads Leaderboard

The 10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in December

Jennifer Hudson and Shell stage an impressive comeback

Sandy Hook Promise's "Evan" PSA may have been our pick for the most engaging ad of December. But Shell's "Best Day of My Life" video with Jennifer Hudson, released way…

4 Resolutions Marketers Can Make After Watching the Top YouTube Ads of 2016

Pick one and stick to it

This year, for the first time ever, I stuck to my New Year's resolution. I joined the Mark Zuckerberg challenge, setting out to run 365 miles—a mile a day—in 2016. I…

The 10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in 2016

Gaming ads and Super Bowl spots had a very strong year

Gaming spots and Super Bowl commercials racked up massive view counts on YouTube in 2016, accounting for six of the 10 slots on Adweek and Google's full-year YouTube Ads Leaderboard,…

The 10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in October

Google and Microsoft lead the way with product intros, and BMW Films makes a grand return

People love their new-product videos. They're a regular staple on Adweek and Google's monthly YouTube Ads Leaderboard, ranking the most viewed brand spots on the video site. And Google, Microsoft,…

The 10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in September

Amazon and Apple battle at the top, as AT&T and Clearasil make their debuts on the Leaderboard

Marketing giants Apple and Amazon finished No. 1 and No. 2 on Adweek and Google's YouTube Ads Leaderboard for September, ranking the most-viewed spots on the video platform, as they…

The 10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in June

Nike dominated in two sports, and celebrity pranks made a comeback

Cristiano Ronaldo was triumphant on and off the pitch during the Euro 2016 soccer tournament. While Portugal lifted the winners' trophy in France, its superstar striker teamed up with Nike…

The 10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in May

GoPro, P&G and Evian all make the list, but No. 1 is a bit of a surprise

You'll see lots of familiar viral brands on the May 2016 YouTube Ads Leaderboard, presented by Google and Adweek, ranking the most-watched ads of the month on the video site. Among…

The 10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in April

Kobe Bryant and Apple had a better month than most in marketing

Kobe Bryant's retirement ads were as dominant as the NBA star himself on the April 2016 YouTube Ads Leaderboard, presented by Google and Adweek, ranking the most-watched ads of the…

The 10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in March

An emoji campaign from P&G's Always outruns Lil Wayne, Cookie Monster and Michael Phelps

Four celebs made a strong showing in Google and Adweek's YouTube Ads Leaderboard this month—rapper (and sudden brand-advertising star) Lil Wayne; revered athletes Michael Phelps and Cristiano Ronaldo; and expert…

The 10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in February

Hyundai drives off with the glory in a race of Super Bowl spots

Super Bowl commercials dominated the February 2016 YouTube Ads Leaderboard, presented by Google and Adweek, ranking the month's most-watched ads on the video site. And Hyundai was the biggest winner,…

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