YouTube‘s list of its most popular videos is here, folks, and while most of it is largely what you’d expect, what the fuck is number one?

Collectively, the top 10 trending videos were viewed over 633 million times, with Ed Sheeran making the list twice. You can suss out the videos at the links below.

  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

Clocking in an impressive 182 million views, the most popular video of 2017 is something called THE MASK SINGER 2. If you’re wondering what the hell that is, same. According to Wikipedia, “The Mask Singer, also known as (The Mask Singer หน้ากากนักร้อง), is a Thai singing competition program presented by Kan Kantathavorn.”

So there you go, a Thai singing show absolutely blitzed the list, with second place copping a much lower 119 million views. YouTube also revealed the top 10 most popular music videos of 2017, which you can check out below.

  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. 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

No massive surprises there, eh? People sure do love Despacito and Ed Sheeran a whole bunch.

Source: The Verge
Image: YouTube / WorkpointOfficial