The Top 10 YouTube Videos of 2016

December 30, 2016

2:20 pm

Every single article you’ve read about 2016 has likely mentioned the fact that celebrity deaths really took their toll on the general public. However, this isn’t one of those articles. I mean yes, I did bring it up in the very first sentence, but that doesn’t really count because I was talking about other articles. Anyway, this article is about the top 10 YouTube videos of 2016, not celebrity deaths… I just did it again, didn’t I?

As the year comes to a close and the weekend looms around the corner, taking some time to enjoy the silly things in life is imperative. Fortunately, YouTube users really stepped it up this year and viewers around the world were lucky enough to enjoy some of the funniest, strangest, and most interesting videos they’ve ever seen.

So sit back, veg out, and enjoy the official list of the most popular YouTube videos of 2016 below and start brainstorming ideas for how you can make the list in 2017:

10. Brothers Convince Little Sister of Zombie Apocalypse

9. The $21,000 First Class Airplane Seat

8. Donald Trump: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

7. Channing Tatum & Beyonce’s ‘Run The World (Girls)’ vs. Jenna Dewan-Tatum’s ‘Pony’ | Lip Sync Battle

6. Water Bottle Flip Edition | Dude Perfect

5. Grace VanderWaal: 12-Year-Old Ukulele Player Gets Golden Buzzer – America’s Got Talent 2016

4. Nike Football Presents: The Switch ft. Cristiano Ronaldo, Harry Kane, Anthony Martial & More

3. What’s inside a Rattlesnake Rattle?

2. Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen/PIKO-TARO

1. Adele Carpool Karaoke

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Conor is a writer, comedian and world-renowned sweetheart. As the Assistant Editor and Writer at Tech.Co, he’s written about everything from Kickstarter campaigns and budding startups to tech titans and innovative technologies. His background in stand-up comedy made him the perfect person to host Startup Night at SXSW and the Timmy Awards for Tech in Motion. In his spare time, he thinks about how to properly pronounce the word "colloquially." Conor is the Assistant Editor and Writer at Tech.Co. You can email him at