2014 was full of YouTube moments that vaulted into pop culture.
2014 was full of YouTube moments that vaulted into pop culture. In celebration of the people, memes and moments that made up an epic year, here are the top trending videos for 2014, based on views, shares, comments, likes and more. More than 100 YouTube creators from Japan, Germany, Mexico, France and beyond, collaborated to create YouTube’s annual Rewind video “making it the biggest and most international Rewind video yet,” says the company in a press statement.
From exploring the Arabian desert of Liwa through a camel’s eyes, to watching the Burj Khalifa disappear, to watching the Burj Khalifa Pinnacle Base jump, it seems like that the UAE had quite the year. Music and ads take up seven of 10 spots on this list, indicating that brands are finally learning to get video right.
YouTube has also curated the top videos of the year from around the world on its YouTube Rewind channel.