Top 10 most watched YouTube videos in 2013

//Top 10 most watched YouTube videos in 2013

Top 10 most watched YouTube videos in 2013

YouTube seems to get bigger and bigger each year with over 6 billion hours of video watched just this past December. Although some claim to know the trick, there is no reason why a video goes viral in most cases. But as you can see from the samples, they are all very creative and most have a high video production value.

Music videos and parody music videos on popular artist can get millions of views and they cash in. By monetizing YouTube videos and running a video ad in the beginning, you can cash in big when your video gets those viral numbers.  Notice how many of these top 10 videos are running ads.

Here is the countdown of the top 10 most watched videos in 2013.

Harlem Shake (original army edition)
Views: 98,043,963

How Animals Eat Their Food | MisterEpicMann
Views: 93,050,921

Miley Cyrus – Wrecking Ball (Chatroulette Version)
Views: 94,103,483

Volvo Trucks – The Epic Split feat. Van Damme (Live Test 6)
Views: 66,704,282

YOLO (feat. Adam Levine & Kendrick Lamar)
Views: 54,883,220

Telekinetic Coffee Shop Surprise
Views: 52,358,027

“THE NFL : A Bad Lip Reading” — A Bad Lip Reading of the NFL
views: 45,967,659

Mozart vs Skrillex. Epic Rap Battles of History Season 2.
Views: 44,227,812

#XMAS JAMMIES – Merry Christmas from the Holderness Family!
Views: 13,422,331 (in 3 weeks)

Which one is your favorite?

By | 2017-11-27T02:30:27+00:00 January 4th, 2014|Featured|Comments Off on Top 10 most watched YouTube videos in 2013

About the Author:

Saj Adibs is the founder, filmmaker and creative director at New Slate Films, a Chicago based video production company. He has been creating films, commercial and corporate videos for the last decade.