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The Most Popular YouTube Videos of 2016

by Fahad Saleem

Over a billion people in the world watch YouTube videos. This video platform has grown into a behemoth, and millions of users daily upload and watch hundreds of thousands of hours of interesting content. As 2016 comes to an end, we better take a look at some of the most popular YouTube videos of 2016.

Brothers Pranking their Little Sister

This video was uploaded in April and has garnered over 22.35 million views till date. In this amazing YouTube video, two brothers decide to prank their little sister about a zombie outbreak on their way back from getting her wisdom teeth removed.


Adele in The Late Late Show

This is perhaps the most popular YouTube video of 2016. Adele jumps into the car for The Late Late Show with James Corden and speaks her heart out about her most famous songs, performance of her famous “Wannabe” by the Spice Girls and much more. Adele even raps like Nicki Minaj in the program.



Nonsensical, but Funniest Video of 2016

This is the most nonsensical and funny video of 2016 which went viral and has gotten over 101 million views till date. It’s a song based on an imaginary conversions in between pen, apple, and a pineapple.


Father and Son Examining a Rattle Snake

This bizarre video shows a man named Dan Markham and his son, peeling into a rattle snake to see what exactly makes its tail rattle. They run a famous YouTube channel on which they tear apart and curiously study just about anything they could get their hands on.



Nike’s Shoes Ad Featuring Cristiano Ronaldo

This commercial video by Nike featuring Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the best advertisement videos and viral videos of 2016. The idea is great: Ronaldo and one of his crazy fans switch personalities. This 5-minute video has got over 58 million views since it was uploaded in June.


Grace VanderWaal in America’s Got Talent

12-year-old Grace VanderWaal performed in America’s Got Talent and her sterling performance sparked amazement around and stunned audience and the whole world. This is one of the most popular and viral videos of 2016.


Water Bottle Flip Success

The Water Bottle Flip challenge took the world by storm in 2016. We saw random dudes trying to flip bottles and land them straight. But success in such challenges comes rarely. But when it comes, it gets over 44 million views in just 5 months. Here is a video in which five dudes were able to sync their bottle flip success.


John Oliver roasting Donald Trump

According to YouTube, this video of John Oliver roasting Donald Trump inside out is one of the most famous videos of 2016. Have a look and enjoy.


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