Google has released its YouTube Rewind retrospective for 2012, and, as you’d expect, PSY has taken the top spot with his über-viral Gangnam Style. By comparison, Rebecca Black’s “Friday” topped last year’s list.
To go out with a bang, the company invited popular YouTubers to join in on a “YouTube Style” video that recreates some of the most-watched moments over the past year. Get ready for meme overload.
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Here’s the top ten list:
- PSY – GANGNAM STYLE (강남스타일) M/V
- Somebody That I Used to Know – Walk off the Earth (Gotye – Cover)
- KONY 2012
- “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen – Feat. Justin Bieber, Selena, Ashley Tisdale & MORE!
- Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney. Epic Rap Battles Of History Season 2.
- A DRAMATIC SURPRISE ON A QUIET SQUARE
- WHY YOU ASKING ALL THEM QUESTIONS? .. #FCHW
- Dubstep Violin- Lindsey Stirling- Crystallize
- Facebook Parenting: For the troubled teen.
- Felix Baumgartner’s supersonic freefall from 128k’ – Mission Highlights
If you’re looking to continue down nostalgia lane, you can also play around with YouTube Rewind’s Interactive Timeline.
It’s been a massive year for YouTube, and users are now watching over 4 billion hours of content per month on the site. “Gangnam Style” became the most-watched video last month, dethroning Justin Bieber’s “Baby”.