Shira Lazar is joined by YouTuber Brandon Rodgers as we do here the unthinkable, the mad — we choose the Top Viral VIdeos of 2018. Oh with so many options how can we choose! Well, we will. And coming in at #10 is…
#10: NGƯỜI TRONG GIANG HỒ PHẦN 6
The video’s title is in in Vietnamese and is translated to “PEOPLE IN JAPANESE PART 6” and is part of the Rise of the Kings series, which is a fantasy based war strategy game.
This film from Khang Pro Film went viral in May gaining more that 61 Million views The channel has over 2M subscribers and is the Official Channel of singer Lin Chen Khang!
The film is almost 2 hours long and there are no English subtitles, but we can see the epic blood sweat and tears that no foreign language can hide!
#9: Behan Bhai Ki School Life – Amit Bhadana
This comedic film was posted by Amit Bhadana who is a popular Indian YouTuber with over 11M subscribers. The video has over 40M views
#8: YouTube Originals Cobra Kai Ep 1 – “Ace Degenerate”
Ah, reboots. You will always capture America’s disgusting aging heart. The series is set 30 years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament featured in the film The Karate Kid. It follows Johnny Lawrence’s life that has taken a rocky turn as he tries to forget a past that constantly haunts him.
The show’s episode has 51M views and the series scored a 100% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes with a 95% audience score.
#7: Build Swimming Pool Around Underground House
This video by Primitive Survival Tool, which makes videos about building things in the wild shows a group building a swimming pool around their underground house.
The video now has over 91M views. People commented that this looks like something straight out of Minecraft.
#6: Portugal v Spain – 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ – MATCH 3
This 2 minute clip shows the biggest plays of the FiFA World Cup Game game between Portugal and Spain, culminating in a tie. It features Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo who stole the show with his final free kick to tie the game. It was one of the most watched moments in sports with 66 Million views, and honestly, with the popularity of the game, we’re shocked it’s not higher.
#5: Do You Hear Yanny or Laurel Solved with Science
This viral auditory illusion on wether you hear Yanny or Laurel in a given clip, that originated from opera singer Jay Aubrey Jones and shared by high school student Katie Hezbel, divided the nation.
This YouTube video explains the science behind the audio. It explains the acoustic features are similar, but that you might hear one or the other based on if your ears are more able to hear higher or lower frequencies.
The video has over 50M views, going viral as people were dying to know why there was a 50/50 divide. It also declared that Laurel was officially the correct answer based on the original recording.
Still though, kind of an annoying burn on Yanny and Laurel that a video explaining it beat out the video of the thing. That’s what happens when you’re mainly big on Twitter!
#4: Walmart Yodeling Kid
The video shows Mason Ramsey performing Hank Williams Jr.’s “Lovesick Blues” in a Harrisburg, Illinois Walmart. The video that has 60M views was not originally posted by Mason, but he quickly made his own channel, where he has over 500K subscribers, where he posts his covers and original songs.
Side note: he dropped a Christmas album.
#3: “We broke up” by Liza Koshy and David Dobrik
Adorable couple Liza and David broke up 6 months before filming the video. They dated for 2 years and said they are still best friends. The video has over 47M views.
#2: Real Life Trick Shots by Dude Perfect
This video shared by comedy sports and stunts channel Dude Perfect has over 137M views. The channel features twins Coby and Cory Cotton, Garrett Hilbert, Cody Jones, and Tyler Toney, all of whom are former high school basketball players and college roommates at Texas A&M University.
And the #1 most viral video of the year is– do your own drum rolls at home folks! Badududududududduduum–
#1: “To Our Daughter” by Kylie Jenner
Kylie Jenner kept her and Travis Scott’s pregnancy a secret for 9 months and shocked the internet with her behind the scenes video documenting the entire journey. The video shows footage from Kylie’s birth and has intimate footage of Kylie and Travis’s relationship.
The footage, which has over 78M views shows how supportive their family and friends were when they found out and how happy Kylie and Travis were to bring baby Stormi into the world.
And there you have it! The top 10 viral videos of the year!
Who was your favorite videos this year? Let us know in the comments below or on Twitter at @WhatsTrending.