The top trending video of 2017 on YouTube is “Until we will become dust – Oyster Mask | THE MASK SINGER 2”. It has over 180 million views. The performance was from a singing competition called “The Mask Singer” held in Thailand where performers wear masks.
This video is followed by “ED SHEERAN – Shape Of You”, “Ping Pong Trick Shots 3 | Dude Perfect”, and “Darci Lynne: 12-Year-Old Singing Ventriloquist Gets Golden Buzzer – America’s Got Talent 2017”. The BBC video “Children interrupt BBC News interview”, where a professor being interviewed is interrupted by his toddler, is also in the top 10. The most viewed music video of 2017 is also now the most viewed music video of all time with over 4.4 billion views. It is “Luis Fonsi – Despacito ft. Daddy Yankee”. This year there were a lot of videos of “slime”, “fidget spinners”, and “face full of”. There is even a video of face full of fidget spinners.
YouTube is an American video-sharing website owned by Alphabet Inc (the parent company of Google). You can watch 4 of the videos here, and the 5th video is made by YouTube for 2017.
Image Credits: YouTube for its logo, BBC News for the picture of the professor being interrupted by toddler
Sources: YouTube, https://www.cnbc.com