Black Panther Dominated Trailer Views on YouTube for 91st Academy Awards Best Picture Nominees

Bradley Cooper was the most-searched Best Actor candidate on Google

The trailer for Black Panther had more than double the YouTube views of No. 2 Bohemian Rhapsody vzphotos/iStock
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It’s Wakanda forever on YouTube, as the trailer for Black Panther tallied the most views on the Google-owned video site among Best Picture nominees for the 91st Academy Awards, which will be handed out Sunday night (Feb. 24).

The Best Picture nominees by trailer views as of Feb. 15 follow (2018 box office sales in parentheses):

  1. Black Panther, 73,621,523 ($1,346,913,161)
  2. Bohemian Rhapsody, 35,695,925 ($821,812,186)
  3. A Star Is Born, 29,712,188 ($415,836,984)
  4. BlacKkKlansman, 26,124,453 ($89,566,132)
  5. Vice, 17,070,139 ($53,483,963)
  6. Green Book, 10,376,977 ($81,344,331)
  7. The Favourite, 8,794,856 ($56,546,522)
  8. Roma, 3,795,397 ($252,680)

YouTube also shared data from parent company Google on searches for nominees for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress.

Best Actor:

  1. Bradley Cooper
  2. Rami Malek
  3. Christian Bale
  4. Viggo Mortensen
  5. Willem Dafoe

Best Actress:

  1. Lady Gaga
  2. Melissa McCarthy
  3. Glenn Close
  4. Olivia Colman
  5. Yalitza Aparicio

Best Supporting Actor:

  1. Sam Elliott
  2. Adam Driver
  3. Sam Rockwell
  4. Mahershala Ali
  5. Richard E. Grant

Best Supporting Actress:

  1. Emma Stone
  2. Amy Adams
  3. Rachel Weisz
  4. Regina King
  5. Marina de Tavira David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.