It's been 10 years since the first video was uploaded to YouTube. Here you have the10 most watched videos on Youtube the past decade.
Numa Numa Guy
Gary Brolsma will forever be remembered as "The Numa Numa guy." He wrote himself into YouTube history as the first with a megahit after posting a video of himself where he lip sync to the Romanian pop hit "Dragostea Din Tei". But even though YouTube has gotten credit for having done Brolsma to a celebrity, it was not where the video debuted. The video went around the world before it was posted to YouTube, but with the YouTube service views exploded.
The Sneezing Baby Panda
A panda mom sits quietly and eat before her baby sneezes so loud that its mother cringe - and Internet is laughing. Atm the video has been seen 216 million times, and the video has its own website where they sell "Sneezing baby panda" t-shirts. If you are excited ..
Charlie bit my finger – again!
Sibling love at its best! The clip shows two brothers, three and one year old. In the video the youngest brother bites the oldests finger - hence the name - whereupon the brother wimp and complaining that it hurt. But then one may ask why he willingly put his finger in the mouth of a baby. In addition to being the most watched video in 2007, it is also the fourth most video put on YouTube with 810 million views.
Avril Lavigne – «Girlfriend»
"Girlfriend" was the first single Lavigne released from the album "The Best Damn Thing," and it immediately became a big hit. It topped the charts worldwide, and put the then 23 years old Lavigne on the pop-rock map.
Susan Boyle- «I Dreamed a Dream»
Talk about being unprepared for a singing sensation! No one, at least not judge Simon Cowell was prepared when 48-year-old Susan Boyle entered the scene in the talent show "Britain's Got Talent." The modest Scottish lady performed "I Dreamed a Dream" from "Les Miserables" and the audience sat stunned back before they rose to a standing ovation. Rumors reached of course internet super fast and the video was seen 100 million times in nine days.
Justin Bieber – «Baby»
Before the scandal headlines he was a YouTube phenomenon and the biggest hit of his was the music video for hit song "Baby" from 2010, as of this moment is has been seen over 1.1 billion times.
Rebecca Black – «Friday»
Blacks first song "Friday" is more known to be criticized than to be good. Either you think the video was good or bad it was seen. "Friday" had over 150 million views on Youtube, before it was removed. It was however uploaded again and it has atm 75,500,000 views.
PSY – «Gangnam Style»
Not only were the South Korean PSYs "Gangnam Style" the most viewed video on YouTube in 2012. With its 2.2 billion views, it is also the most watched video ever. The super hit made PSY world famous and YouTube actually had to upgrade their systems because of the number of impressions.
PSY - "Gentleman"
The following year the South Korean did it again. The sequel to "Gangnam Style," "Gentleman", was not only the year's most watched video on Youtube - it holds the record for most views in one day. On April 14, 2013, the video was seen 38 million times. At the moment, it has been seen 795 million times.
Katy Perry - "Dark Horse"
Katy Perry's "Dark Horse" is one of the world's best-selling singles ever, and can also boast to be 2014's most watched video on Youtube. Perry and rapper Juicy J released the song on September 17, 2013 and the video one year ago. At the moment, the Egypt- and Cleopatra-inspired video has 818 million views.
Congratulations to YouTube!
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