YouTube Rewind 2017: These were the most watched YouTube videos this year

YouTube has revealed some of the biggest video trends, memes and creators of the past 365 days. Watch them all here

Published Date
07 - Dec - 2017
| Last Updated
07 - Dec - 2017
YouTube Rewind 2017: These were the most watched YouTube videos t...

2017 is fast coming to an end and as this very interesting year in video consumption comes to a close, YouTube has revealed the biggest trends, videos and memes on its platform. These include everything from children interrupting a BBC Interview, to the first video ever to reach a whopping 4 Billion views - Despacito.

Of course, Ed Sheeran’s Shape of You was the second biggest anthem of the year with 2.8 billion views, while Fidget Spinners got 8 million people flocking to YouTube in 2017, with 900,000 videos of the popular toys uploaded this year and views peaking at 100 million per day!

We are a strange bunch of people, us humans, and YouTube's biggest video trends for 2017 surely reveals our collective curiosity for all things odd.  

So before we laurel the top videos for 2017, take a look at the official YouTube Rewind 2017 mashup.

Top 10 Videos on YouTube In 2017

YouTube’s Top Ten Videos for 2017 are based on time spent watching, sharing, commenting, liking and more. Check out the list and click on the links to watch the videos.

1) Until We Will Become Dust – Oyster Masked (ตราบธุลีดิน – หน้ากากหอยนางรม) | THE MASK SINGER 2

2) ED SHEERAN – Shape Of You | Kyle Hanagami Choreography

3) Ping Pong Trick Shots 3 | Dude Perfect

4) Darci Lynne: 12-Year-Old Singing Ventriloquist Gets Golden Buzzer – America’s Got Talent 2017

5) Ed Sheeran Carpool Karaoke

6) Lady Gaga’s FULL Pepsi Zero Sugar Super Bowl LI Halftime Show | NFL

7) “INAUGURATION DAY” — A Bad Lip Reading of Donald Trump’s Inauguration

8) history of the entire world, i guess

9) In a Heartbeat – Animated Short Film

10) Children interrupt BBC News interview – BBC News

Top 10 Video Trends on YouTube For 2017 (Not in any order)

1) Despacito - 4.4 billion views

2) Ed Sheeran – Shape of You [Official Video] - 2.8 Billion Views

3) Children Interrupt BBC News Interview - 25 Million Views

4) SLIME! - 17 Billion related views

5) Fidget Spinners - 8 Billion related views

6) The Mask Singer - 3 Billion views

7) The Floor is Lava Challenge - 1.4 Billion related views

8) I'm The one - DJKhaledVEVO - 867 Million views

9) US Solar Eclipse - 186 Million views

10) 1000 Degree Knife Cuts Everything - 644 Million views

Top 10 Music Videos on YouTube For 2017

1) Luis Fonsi – Despacito ft. Daddy Yankee

2) Ed Sheeran – Shape of You [Official Video]

3) J Balvin, Willy William – Mi Gente (Official Video)

4) Maluma – Felices los 4 (Official Video)

5) Bruno Mars – That’s What I Like [Official Video]

6) Chris Jeday – Ahora Dice (Official Video) ft. J. Balvin, Ozuna, Arcángel

7) 05. El Amante – Nicky Jam (Video Oficial) (Álbum Fénix)

8) Jason Derulo – Swalla (feat. Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign) (Official Music Video)

9) DJ Khaled – I’m the One ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, Lil Wayne

10) Enrique Iglesias – SUBEME LA RADIO (Official Video) ft. Descemer Bueno, Zion & Lennox

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