Take a look at which videos made it to this year’s YouTube top trending videos!
The year has been full of highs and lows. Fortunately, YouTube has provided an immense amount of entertainment to give us a break from overwhelming news. Filipinos undoubtedly spent more time online to find comfort in their favorite content as they kept themselves safe at home amidst the pandemic.
Recently, the video-sharing platform unveiled what has captured the attention of netizens this 2020 in the annual YouTube top trending videos list. Taking the majority of the spots on the list are original prank videos and challenges from well-loved local creators.
Marcelito Pomoy, The Prayer
The number one place is the performance video of Pilipinas Got Talent 2011 champion Marcelito Pomoy, where he wowed the world in America’s Got Talent with a powerful rendition of Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli’s The Prayer.
BLACKPINK, How You Like That & Ice Cream ft. Selena Gomez
As BLACKPINK released their first full studio album this year, Filipino Blinks showed their support by streaming their music videos, landing them three spots on the chart. Check out which of their songs made it to this year’s list of showstopping music videos:
K-Pop boy band BTS also solidifies their popularity in the country as the group clinches a place on the list. Number four on the list of this year’s hottest music videos goes to BTS’ Dynamite. Their groovy ‘70s/’80s disco-pop single is exactly what we need to lift our moods during the quarantine. Its bright vintage aesthetic blends perfectly with its poppy track. The boys did not disappoint with their comedic yet impressive dance moves the fans surely love.
This year’s list of top creators saw fan-favorite personalities and comedians like Ivana Alawi, Alex Gonzaga, Cong TV, Viy Cortez and Donnalyn Bartolome. There was also an emergence of creators from the gaming community like ChoOx TV, as well as celebrities like Kathryn Bernardo who recently turned to vlogging. Our favorites for this year’s top creators are:
YouTube has been one of our quarantine saviors amongst other digital giants such as Netflix. Now that our world has completely shifted to social interactions through the screen, we get to show and tell our favorite personal stories at a faster rate. It’s inspiring to see how local creators continue to serve their purpose as entertainers during these difficult times.
Which YouTube videos are on your list for this year?
Art Alexandra Lara