YouTube's most-watched videos of the week: Justin Bieber, Russian beach fun, and a new basketball record
Friday 06 August 2010
Here are this week's top ten videos, including new internet celebrity Antoine Dodson.
1) Auto-Tune the News: BED INTRUDER SONG!!! - Antoine Dodson has developed into an overnight internet sensation after his interview about his sister's assault was turned into a YouTube song. 4,160,072 views.
2) The World's Farthest Basketball Shot - Evan Sellers from The Legendary Shots succeeds in what could be the farthest basketball shot - from the top of the Vulcan monument in Birmingham, Alabama - ever made. 3,166,850 views.
3) Want a hug? - YouTube personality Ray William Johnson is Antoine Dodson's biggest fan, and he has classical music guerrillas and shoppers moonwalking through Wal-Mart to top it all off. 2,425,879 views.
4) ACTION!!!!!! - Can't get enough of Johnson? The vlogger is on a roll with a second video in the top ten this week: brace yourself for techno dogs, self-destructing washing machines, and Ugandan action movies. 2,113,663 views.
5) HIGH SCHOOL DRAMA!!!! - Vlogger Shane Dawson is starting to use his popularity to address important issues, such as teen anorexia. 2,097,484 views.
6) Sky Sailing - Brielle - Owl City's singer, Adam Young has released his first song with new project Sky Sailing. 1,934,228 views.
7) Love Me (video for the fans) - Justin Bieber has put together a video of behind-the-scenes footage to thank his fans. 1,754,392 views.
8) If Cartoons Were Real - Would we watch cartoons if they were real? Probably not, think the people behind the Smosh comedy collective. 1,536,854 views.
9) Medal of Honor / Linkin Park - "The Catalyst" Trailer (HD) - This new Medal of Honor trailer, directed by Linkin Park's Joe Hahn, features never-before-seen in-game footage set to the band's first single "The Catalys t" from their upcoming album A Thousand Suns. 1,414,311 views.
10) Girl Launched to Sky on Blob - Those Russians sure know how to have 'fun' at the beach: after last week's flying donkey, it is now an unsuspecting girl that catches some air. 1,270,968 views.
Ranking collected on YouTube.com on Friday, August 6, 2010.
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