YouTube's most-watched videos: snowboarder lands first ever 'triple cork'
Saturday 05 February 2011
David Guetta and Keenan Cahill's remix remains top of this week's charts. Other entries include snowboarder Torstein Horgmo becoming the first person in the history of the Winter X games to pull off a "triple cork," and the trailer to the upcoming movie
Battle: Los Angeles.
1. David Guetta (With Me) One More Love Album Megamix: Watch Me Perform David's Biggest Hits!
French DJ David Guetta joins forces with YouTube sensation Keenan Cahill for a mega mix of the DJ's biggest hits. The video tops YouTube's most-watched videos for the second week in a row, attracting another four million views this week. 11,911,851 views.
2. My Balls - (Your Favorite Martian music video)
Viral music video from YouTube sensation Your Favorite Martian about the apparently impressive size of certain parts of his anatomy. The video channel Your Favorite Martian was launched by Ray William Johnson, also in this week's third and sixth ranked entry. 6,193,349 views.
3. SPONGE BOBBLE
This regular weekly roundup by Ray William Johnson climbed two places from fifth position in last week's charts. The off-beat YouTube recap features a Japanese McDonald's commercial and a mini golf shot off the top of a water spout. 5,439,215 views.
4. Winter X Games 15 - Torstein Horgmo Triple Cork
Norwegian professional snowboarder Torstein Horgmo pulls off a "triple cork" in his final attempt to win the Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado (January 27-30). Horgmo is the only person ever in the history of the games to successfully land a triple cork - a move that involves spinning head over feet three times while airborne.
5. The Creep (feat. Nicki Minaj)
The second tongue-in-cheek single off American comedy troop Lonely Islands' upcoming second album. "The Creep" features female hip hop artist Nicki Minaj and director John Waters, best known for his deliberately shocking low budget movies. 4,841,451 views.
6. INDIAN ACTION
YouTube sensation Ray William Johnson appears for the second time in this week's charts with this offbeat video recap. This week the roundup includes a game on the Xbox Kinect resulting in injury and a bizarre action movie from India. Ray William Johnson also references his new cartoon channel Your Favorite Martian, number two in this week's charts.
7. Chris Medina-Break Even: American Idol 10 Auditions
This video has been removed by the user, however the 4:56 video of contestant Chris Medina auditioning on TV musical talent show American Idol attracted over three million views in a week. 3,822,870 views. A video of Chris Medina's audition is available to watch on The Hollywood Gossip.
8. Boy Gets Dunked Through Basketball Hoop
This video has been removed due to a copyright claim; however, it attracted over three million views in six days. Comments in newpapers and online blogs said that the boy dunked himself by accident. An alternative version is available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5FhRnOU248. 3,435,373 views (original version).
9. Crazy Ronaldhino skill in Flamengo training! The behind-the-goal goal
World famous footballer Ronaldhino, who is currently playing for Brazilian team Flamengo, shows his skills by kicking a ball from behind the goal with enough backspin on it so that after the ball travels forward it curls straight back into the goal. 3,022,223 views.
10. Official BATTLE: LOS ANGELES Trailer- In Theaters 3/11
The official trailer for the upcoming action movie Battle: Los Angeles, due to be released in America on March 11, the films tells the story of a group of American Marines attempting to repel an alien invasion of earth. 2,133,813 views.
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