Wednesday, May 19, 2010


ICON ON BLOGYoutube - the world's most popular video-sharing website is now on it's fifth year running and they are still going strong. Ranked third on the Alexa, the popular website has just celebrated their fifth anniversary since the inception in 2005. The social culture and impact that Youtube has generated over the years are undeniable. Everyday millions watch, upload and share the video contents around the website.


Vevo Youtube in particular has pushed MySpace as the most watched music and entertainment channel online - a staggering 16.6 billion views from their collections of music videos from three of the major recording company (Universal, Sony and EMI). Not only that, after five years, two billion views daily and enrollment of higher definition video quality, Youtube is still expanding!

To celebrate Youtube's fifth year running, here are the Top 10 Most Viewed Videos on the history of Youtube:

Also worth mentioning:

11) Lo que tu Quiera Oir (What you want to hear) - 100,820,156 views since March 2006

The translated description: "Sofia comes home after a long day of work. Chat with a friend and a dinner for her boyfriend. But something happens and is forced to choose between reality, fiction or something that is halfway between both. What you want to hear is a love story about the relationship between fiction and reality."

TOP 10

10) Lady Gaga "Just Dance" - 110,607,037 views since June 2009

Music video by Lady Gaga performing Just Dance. (C) 2008 Interscope Records

9) Jeff Dunham "Achmed the Dead Terrorist" - 112,222,144 views since September 2007

8) Miley Cyrus "7 Things" Official MV - 118,865,323 views since June 2008

7) Miley Cyrus "Party In The USA" Official MV - 119,617,088 views since September 2009

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6) Hahaha - 120,050,821 views since November 2006

Small daring boy.

5) Pitbull "I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)" - 120,934,565 views since March 2009

4) Justin Bieber "Baby" - 143,092,033 views since February 2010

Music video by Justin Bieber performing Baby.

3) Evolution of Dance - 143,619,546 views since April 2006

2) Charlie bit my finger, again! - 190,993,628 views since May 2997

Even had I thought of trying to get my boys to do this I probably couldn't have. Neither were coerced into any of this and neither were hurt (for very long anyway). This was just one of those moments when I had the video camera out because the boys were being fun and they provided something really very funny.

1) Lady Gaga "Bad Romance" - 206,785,645 views since November 2009

Music video by Lady Gaga performing Bad Romance. (C) 2009 Interscope Records