The 7 Most Viral YouTube Video Topics of All Time

People post videos to YouTube about virtually everything, from personal home videos to news shows, educational materials, travel clips, comedy, political rants and more. However, when it comes to the videos that go truly viral not every subject has the right stuff. An analysis of the most-viewed YouTube videos of all time shows that there are a number of topics that seem to top the charts when it comes to hitting the big time in the world of web video.

Nearly all of the most-viewed videos on YouTube fit into the following seven categories. You can look to these topics for inspiration if you are trying to create the next YouTube hit to shock, awe and entertain the world.