Greyson Chance, Justin Bieber make YouTube's most watched videos of 2010 list
YouTube has unveiled its list of most watched videos of 2010, which include clips by Justin Bieber, Shakira and Greyson Chance, a teenager and Ellen DeGeneres favorite who rose to fame with a performance of Lady Gaga's song "Paparazzi".
Bieber, a 16-year-old pop idol and one of the most popular young artists in the world, leads the pack in the music video category with his single "Baby", featuring Ludacris. More than 400 million people watched the official clip for the song.
Bieber is also in sixth, seventh and ninth place with music videos for his songs "Never Say Never," "Never Let You Go" and "Somebody to Love Remix", featuring his mentor, Usher.
Shakira's song "Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)", the official 2010 FIFA World Cup song, comes in at No. 2 on the music video list, while third on the list is the music video for Eminem's duet with Rihanna, "Love the way You Lie".
YouTube's most watched video of 2010 in general is the Gregory Brothers' "Bed Intruder Song", a parody of a television interview Antoine Dodson gave after his sister's attempted assault. No. 2. on the list is a parody of the music video for Ke$ha's pop song "Tik Tok", while Chance's "Paparazzi" performance at a school event is in third place.
Chance, a 13-year-old who lives in Oklahoma, scored a record deal with DeGeneres' new label after a YouTube video of his performance went viral earlier this year. He released his first single, "Waiting Outside the Lines" in October.
Check out YouTube's lists of most watched videos of 2010 below:
Most watched videos of the year:
1. Bed Intruder Song
2. 'Tik Tok' parody (original song by Ke$ha)
3. Greyson Chance sings Lady Gaga's Paparazzi (also see below)
4. Annoying Orange Wazzup
5. Old Spice commercial - "The Man Your Man Could Smell Like"
6. Giant Double Rainbow
7. "This Too Shall Pass"
8. "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" Trailer
9. Jimmy Kimmel surprises Justin Bieber fan
10. Gymkhana Tree, Part 2
Most watched music videos of the year:
1. Justin Bieber - "Baby" featuring Ludacris (also see below)
2. Shakira, featuring Freshlyground - "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) (the Official 2010 FIFA World Cup Song)"
3. Eminem - "Love the Way You Lie" featuring Rihanna
4. Eminem - "Not Afraid"
5. Rihanna - "Rude Boy"
6. Justin Bieber - "Never Say Never" featuring Jaden Smith
7. Justin Bieber - "Never Let You Go"
8. Lady Gaga - "Alejandro"
9. Justin Bieber - "Somebody to Love Remix" featuring Usher
10. Lady Gaga - "Telephone," featuring Beyonce