YouTube reveals most watched videos of 2009

YouTube announces most watched videos of 2009
YouTube today announced its first official most watched videos lists, revealing the moments that entertained and connected the world in 2009 from singing sensation Susan Boyle to that crazy wedding entrance.
“From a new singer’s debut on the world stage to newly-weds dancing down the aisle, YouTube offers everyone a way to experience and share in the big and small moments that touch millions of people around Australia and the world,” said Kate Vale, Head of YouTube for Australia and New Zealand.
In addition to global content, some great Aussie generated content attracted hundreds of thousands of views in 2009
Most watched YouTube videos in Australia
Top five most watched YouTube videos overall:
1.        Susan Boyle – Singer – Britain’s Got Talent 2009 (With Lyrics)
2.        I’m On A Boat (ft. T-Pain) – Album Version
3.        Miley Cyrus – The Climb – Official Music Video (HQ)
4.        Miley Cyrus – Party In The U.S.A. – Official Music Video (HD)
5.        Black Eyed Peas “Boom Boom Pow”
Top five most watched Australian-made videos:
1.        Kate Miller-Heidke ‘The Last Day On Earth’ Official Video
2.        Guy Sebastian – Like it Like That [Official Video]
3.        Jessica Mauboy – Been Waiting [Official Video]
4.        Cassie Davis – Like It Loud [Official Video]
5.        Short Stack – Princess
Top five most watched Australian user-generated content:
1.        My Crazy Sister – mychonny
2.        Asian and White Parents – mychonny
3.        Sorry it’s been a while – communitychannel
4.        My Victorian Bushfire Campaign – juanmann
5.        Uncomfortable Love Scene – communitychannel
Most watched YouTube videos (Global):
1.        Susan Boyle – Britain’s Got Talent (120+ million views)
2.        David After Dentist (36+ million views)
3.        JK Wedding Entrance Dance (33+ million views)
4.        New Moon Movie Trailer (30+ million views)
5.        Evian Roller Babies (27+ million views)
YouTube also examined the billions of queries that people typed into YouTube search in 2009 to identify some of the fastest-rising search terms for each month.
January: Inauguration
February: Christian Bale
March: The Climb
April: Susan Boyle
May: Pacquiao vs Hatton
June: Michael Jackson Thriller
July: Michael Jackson
August: Usain Bolt
September: Kanye West
October: Paranormal Activity
November: Bad Romance
December: Tiger Woods

YouTube today announced its first official most watched videos lists, revealing the moments that entertained and connected the world in 2009 from singing sensation Susan Boyle to that crazy wedding entrance.

“From a new singer’s debut on the world stage to newlyweds dancing down the aisle, YouTube offers everyone a way to experience and share in the big and small moments that touch millions of people around Australia and the world,” said Kate Vale, head of YouTube for Australia and New Zealand.

In addition to global content, some great Aussie generated content attracted hundreds of thousands of views in 2009.

Top five most watched YouTube videos overall:

  1. Susan Boyle – Singer – Britain’s Got Talent 2009 (With Lyrics)
  2. I’m On A Boat (ft. T-Pain) – Album Version
  3. Miley Cyrus – The Climb – Official Music Video (HQ)
  4. Miley Cyrus – Party In The U.S.A. – Official Music Video (HD)
  5. Black Eyed Peas “Boom Boom Pow”

Top five most watched Australian-made videos:

  1. Kate Miller-Heidke ‘The Last Day On Earth’ Official Video
  2. Guy Sebastian – Like it Like That [Official Video]
  3. Jessica Mauboy – Been Waiting [Official Video]
  4. Cassie Davis – Like It Loud [Official Video]
  5. Short Stack – Princess

Top five most watched Australian user-generated content:

  1. My Crazy Sister – mychonny
  2. Asian and White Parents – mychonny
  3. Sorry it’s been a while – communitychannel
  4. My Victorian Bushfire Campaign – juanmann
  5. Uncomfortable Love Scene – communitychannel

Most watched YouTube videos (Global):

  1. Susan Boyle – Britain’s Got Talent (120+ million views)
  2. David After Dentist (36+ million views)
  3. JK Wedding Entrance Dance (33+ million views)
  4. New Moon Movie Trailer (30+ million views)
  5. Evian Roller Babies (27+ million views)

YouTube also examined the billions of queries that people typed into YouTube search in 2009 to identify some of the fastest-rising search terms for each month.

January: Inauguration
February: Christian Bale
March: The Climb
April: Susan Boyle
May: Pacquiao vs Hatton
June: Michael Jackson Thriller
July: Michael Jackson
August: Usain Bolt
September: Kanye West
October: Paranormal Activity
November: Bad Romance
December: Tiger Woods

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