These Were the 10 Most Watched Videos on YouTube in 2011

YouTube today published a blog post highlighted the top videos of the year. Noting that YouTube surpassed 1 trillion views in 2011—140 views for every person on the planet—the Google-owned video streaming company looked back on the year to see what was hot.

The 10 Most-Viewed YouTube Videos (Excluding official music videos)

  1. Rebecca Black – Friday (OFFICIAL VIDEO)
  2. Ultimate Dog Tease
  3. Jack Sparrow (feat. Michael Bolton)
  4. Talking Twin Babies – PART 2 – OFFICIAL VIDEO
  5. Nyan Cat [original]
  6. Look At Me Now – Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne, Busta Rhymes (Cover by @KarminMusic)
  7. The Creep (feat. Nicki Minaj & John Waters)
  8. Maria Aragon – Born This Way (Cover) by Lady Gaga
  9. The Force: Volkswagen Commercial
  10. Cat mom hugs baby kitten

The 10 Most-Viewed Major Music Videos

  1. Jennifer Lopez – On The Floor ft. Pitbull
  2. LMFAO – Party Rock Anthem ft. Lauren Bennett, GoonRock
  3. Bruno Mars – The Lazy Song [Official Video]
  4. Nicki Minaj – Super Bass
  5. Pitbull – Give Me Everything ft. Ne-Yo, Afrojack, Nayer
  6. Pitbull – Rain Over Me ft. Marc Anthony
  7. Jessie J – Price Tag ft. B.o.B.
  8. LMFAO – Sexy and I Know It
  9. Katy Perry – E.T. ft. Kanye West
  10. Katy Perry – Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)

The 10 Most-Viewed Channels

  1. machinima
  2. IGNentertainment
  3. RayWilliamJohnson
  4. expertvillage
  5. BlueXephos
  6. smosh
  7. realannoyingorange
  8. roosterteeth
  9. thelonelyisland
  10. barelypolitical

And YouTubes “other category” highlights:

YouTube also revealed the most-viewed videos of the year in fashion, beauty, sports, gaming, travel, fitness, food, science, tech reviews, family, pets, and wedding proposals.

YouTube this month got a thorough revamp.