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Video: Viral! YouTube’s top videos of 2010

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    >>> back now at 7:43. more than 13 hours of video has been uploaded to youtube in 2010 . what were the most watched videos of the year? youtube is out with a list. you want to go through them? number 7 on the list, our buddies okay go. their ruth goldberg contraption that lasted for about five minutes.

    >> that was one shot, one take.

    >> they had over 20 million hits.

    >> number 6 was something called double rainbow . have you guys seen this?

    >> you ought to listen to it.

    >> oh, my god, it's a double over here all the way. whoa.

    >> he sounds happy.

    >> he sounds like donna nash. at one point he's almost crying with ecstasy about what he's seeing. he appeared on jimmy kimmel and jimmy kimmel asked him the obvious question, were you on drugs? he said not during this video. the old spice guy made the list. a lot of people have seen that.

    >> now back to me. sadly, if you stopped using scented body wash.

    >> and he's now got a record contract.

    >> he put the video on youtube . and he's since launched his recording career.

    >> 34 million.

    >> and the bed intruder song.

    >> these guys had this interview which was turned into this song.

    >> yeah, by the gregory grandmotherbrothers and that one got over 47 million hits.

    >> and we had the makers of that video on, and it said that they were actually glad for it because they actually got a lot of hits. 700 billion hits in 2010 . that's unbelievable.

    >> a lot of wasted time.

    >> no, it's fun, i love it.

    >> we have got a lot more coming up.

    >>> a look at kate middleton and prince williams's engagement video.

TODAY

Explainer: Top 10 most-watched YouTube videos of 2010

  • More than 13 million hours of video were uploaded to YouTube in 2010. But these 10 videos below truly had people glued to their monitors. YouTube named them as the top 10 most-watched videos of 2010.

    Click to watch them again — or for the first time — and vote on your favorite at the bottom.

  • 1. Auto-Tune the News: Bed Intruder Song

  • 2. Tik Tok Kesha Parody: Glitter Puke

  • 3. Greyson Chance Singing Paparazzi

  • 4. Annoying Orange Wazzup

  • 5. Old Spice | The Man Your Man Could Smell Like

  • 6. Yosemitebear Mountain Giant Double Rainbow

  • 7. OK Go - This Too Shall Pass - Rube Goldberg Machine version

  • 8. "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" trailer

  • 9. Jimmy Surprises Bieber Fan

  • 10. Ken Block's Gymkhana THREE, Part 2; Ultimate Playground

Vote: What was your favorite YouTube video of 2010?

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