EntertainmentIndustry InsightsTOP 10 YOUTUBE VIDEOS | LAST WEEK OF AUGUST

Aravinda Holla4 years ago

From drunk Ron Weasley to an elephant calf chasing a flock of birds, here are the top 10 viral videos on YouTube that we tracked for the last week of July.

Note: Below each video, you can check out the complete Video analysis, Social Media analysis and Influencer Analysis; powered by Vidooly’s powerful Big Data engine.

1. Thousand Musicians Play ‘Learn to Fly’ at the Same Time

Now, if you still have doubts over the power of YouTube as a medium, you gotta check out this incredible video! One thousand die hard Foo Fighters fans from across the country flew down to the small Italian town of Cesena and played their 1999 hit Learn To Fly. It was the culmination of a one year campaign by the fans to convince the band to perform in the town of less than 100,000 citizens.

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2. Baby Elephant v/s Birds

This is one of those videos which will make you go Aaaw. The video, shot in Kruger National Park in South Africa shows an elephant calf trying to chase a flock of birds away!

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3. Drunk Ron Weasley Returns for Harry Potter’s Birthday

Reprising his role as Drunk Ron Weasley, Simon Pegg appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon this week. Wishing Harry a happy 35th birthday, he even offered to show his “Fifty Shades of Ginger” and his “Chamber of Secrets”. Expectedly, the video has bucketed more than a million views within 3 days!

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4. Google Translate vs. “La Bamba”

This video uploaded by Google’s official YouTube channel shows how powerful its Translate App has become. With La Bamba playing in the background, it shows how the word lens feature can work wonders if you’re trying to translate text in video, in real-time.

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5. The High Voltage Ejector Bed

Genius, madman, plumber and stuntman; Englishman Colin Furze is all rolled into one. The man who made the most dangerously unsafe bike and homemade magneto boots has come out with his latest crazy idea – “High Voltage Ejector Bed”. It’s his answer to the age old problem of not being able to get out of the bed.

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6. What Happens When Interracial Couples Get Real About Stereotypes

In this latest video by Complex, several interracial couple are asked to share their notion on Race, and explain how those stereotypical ideas have shaped their relationships. The video clocked more than 400 thousand views within 3 days.

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7. Funny Videobomb Scares News Reporter

Wendy Burch, a veteran reporter for channel KTLA 5 in Los Angeles was reporting live. Things were routine until a man slipped silently into the frame behind her inducing this hilarious reaction. The reaction was so extreme, the man ended up quite terrified too! The video has more than 700 thousand views within 4 days.

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8. Planned Parenthood’s Black Market in Baby Parts

Unlike the other videos in the list, this one is a little serious. Or sad rather. The third undercover video by The Center for Medical Progress follows the money angle behind the fetal-organ supply chain and Planned Parenthood’s role in it. The video has caused quite an uproar since it was released on 28th July.

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9. Angry Birds 2 – Official Gameplay Trailer

This official video trailer for Angry Birds 2 was released on the 30th. It shows a brief glimpse of how the gameplay and the graphics would look like, in the 13th game of the franchise. Colorful, vibrant and with better graphics and a few new twists, the game holds a lot of promise but has been slammed by many.

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10. Entering 1,000 Competitions

Last year, YouTuber Andrew Lloyd decided to enter 1,000 contests; from magazines to products to sweepstakes. He filmed his experiences and stitched them together in this interesting mini documentary of sorts. Well, he sure looks like a promising docu-maker in the making!

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Aravinda Holla

An online junky who can't get enough of memes, movies and music. I'm a marketing specialist at Vidooly.