The 10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in 2014

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Nike's World Cup spots outplayed all other advertising on YouTube in 2014, taking the No. 1 and No. 2 slots on Adweek and Google's YouTube Ads Leaderboard list for the year, ranking the most-viewed commercials posted to the video site.

Budweiser and its dogs also did well, with its "Puppy Love" Super Bowl spot placing third and its "Friends Are Waiting" responsible drinking ad coming in ninth.

The top 10 ads earned a combined 425 million views and accounted for more than 1 billion total minutes of viewing time (that's about 1,900 years)—54 percent more than last year's top 10.



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