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YouTube reveals 'most watched' lists

17 Dec 09

YouTube has announced its first official Most Watched lists which shows which videos New Zealanders have been searching for most in 2009.

Among the videos most watched by Kiwis last year were Air New Zealand’s cabin crew baring all in body paint; the music video to Smashproof’s hit single ‘Brother’; and a video featuring a fast food order put to music.

The most watched YouTube videos for New Zealand were:

Top five New Zealand-created videos

1. Smashproof (featuring Gin Wigmore) - Brother

2. J Williams – Ghetto Flower

3. Pulp Sport (ft P Diggs) - I’m On A Goat

4. Air New Zealand staff have nothing to hide

5. Bare essentials of safety from Air New Zealand

Top 5 most watched videos overall

1. Susan Boyle - Britain’s Got Talent

2. Smashproof (featuring Gin Wigmore) – Brother

3. I’m On A Boat - The Lonely Island

4. Miley Cyrus - Party In The USA

5. Keri Hilson - Knock You Down

Top 5 New Zealand music videos

1. Smashproof (featuring Gin Wigmore) - Brother

2. J Williams - Ghetto Flower

3. Smashproof - Ordinary Life

4. Dane Rumble - Always Be Here

5. Savage - Wild Out (Chooohooo) 

Top 5 user-generated content

1. JK Wedding Entrance Dance

2. Sound of Music - Central Station Antwerp (Belgium)

3. David After Dentist

4. Random Acts: Singing your McDonalds order!

5. Extreme Sheep LED Art   

Top 5 most watched videos globally

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)  

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