YouTube has gone from strength to strength in 2015 – generating billions of video views each day, and reporting a 60 percent increase in watch time in comparison to last year.
Sitting at the top of the millions of videos posted in 2015 are the top 10 most watched videos uploaded this year.
YouTube’s list splits out music videos from other clips, but if it didn’t, Wiz Khalifa’s See You Again would be sitting at the top of the list with 1.2 billion views and counting since April.
The top 10
The Clash of Clans :Revenge official Super Bowl TV commercial takes second spot with 83 million views. That’s pretty good going for a single ad.
The fifth spot has garnered 54 million views and goes to the first clip from a major mainstream late night TV show, in this case The Tonight Show’s Lip Sync Battle with Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart and Jimmy Fallon.
The eighth spot goes is another to go to a clip taken from a mainstream TV show, this time from Britain’s Got Talent with Golden boy Calum Scott hits the right note, which 38 million people have watched.
An unlikely candidate in the form of the Dover Police were responsible for the ninth most popular video of the year (and my personal favorite from the list) with Dover Police DashCam Confessional (Shake it Off).