Traditions and importance of Halloween may vary from country to country, but one cannot forget the memories associated with trick-or-treating, haunted attractions, or creating scary costumes in your garage. As we all know that Halloween festival originated from an ancient pagan festival celebrated by Celtic people over 2,000 years ago called Samhain. The evening before All Saints Day was incorporated as All Hallows’ Eve and later Halloween. Today Halloween is a big business and is regarded as second most commercial festival in the world when you consider total spend topping $6.9 Billion. (NRF)
With 157 million Americans celebrating Halloween this year, one can imagine how many YouTubers would vlog and talk about it this spooky festival. So we selected the videos which are having the highest viewership and are posted this month of October with Halloween theme in it.
Here are the top 10 YouTube videos created by YouTube celebrities notching top viewership.
1. Halloween night | Scary Rhyme | Funny Scary Halloween Video | Cars Rhymes and Song:
Halloween songs most likely have been around since Halloween started. Little children often rhapsodize these songs while trick-or-treating around their lane. Cars Rhymes and Song series is created by Kids Channel; an online educational platform for kids with more than 500K YouTube subscribers. This video has generated more than 9 million views and is the top video dedicated to Halloween festival.
2. DIY Snapchat Halloween Costumes:
This is the month where everyone tries to resemble a ghost. Mouthful of rainbow vomit can bedazzle commuters anytime during Halloween season. Rclbeauty101 is particular for updating her fans about this Halloween festival with three more video’s (Different Types Of GIRLS On Halloween, DIY Starbucks Halloween Costume & DIY Emoji Halloween Costume) amassing more than 2 million views for each.
3. Gmod Prop Hunt Funny Moments – Halloween House! (Garry’s Mod Little Hunter Edition):
Prop hunt is a game of stealth and cunning with gameplay much like Hide and Seek on Counter-Strike: Source. As a prop, you must replicate another prop on the map and hide before the hunters come after you. VanossGaming is already geared up for Halloween and Christmas with two other videos scoring millions views like COD Zombies Funny Moments – Halloween Edition (4,983,321 Million Views) &, COD Zombies Funny Moments – Snowy Halloween (3,920,210).
4. 100 Years of Halloween Costumes in 3 Minutes ★ Mode.com:
The Mode has always managed to attract YouTube fashion community by making such creative content. They are back with a century filled with Halloween costumes. There is nothing more thrilling than dressing up for Halloween. Whether it’s trick or treat or carving pumpkins, dressing right is crucial for every Halloweeners.
5. The Try Guys Try Perverted Halloween Costumes:
According to Try Guys, Halloween is a period for women to dress attractively and men of dressing stupid. In this video, Eugene, and his pals try weird-looking costumes like a pervy snake charmer, The Human Breathalyzer, elderly flashers and even dressed as a huge vagina. This video is BuzzFeedVideo’s latest addition for Halloween season and has generated more than 2.5 million views.
6. Transylvania – Halloween Special Ep.5 – The Adventures Of Annie & Ben by HooplaKidz in 4K:
This Halloween, Annie visits vampire hunted Transylvania and wind up at a monster party. This video is a part of the series “The adventures of Annie and ben” from the YouTube channel called HooplaKidz. Transylvania is culturally associated with vampires due to the noteworthy mention in Bram Stoker’s famous novel Dracula.
7. Every Halloween Ever:
Smosh surely know how to make a parody of Halloween festival. Their new video shows different perspectives of people celebrating this festival. Fluctuating emotions, girls getting dressed as sexy insects, and the fear of getting late for trick-or-treating are some of the Halloween problems that we all go through every year.
8. Trick Or Treat | Give Me Something Good To Eat | Halloween Song:
Treating children with fruits was the original ritual in the early days until America made candy’s a little beyond the usual treats. Candy apples, Monkey nuts, Caramel corn, Roasted pumpkin seeds etc were perfect gifts for Trick-Or-Treating back then. Super Simple Songs choose to go old school and show kids learn about all kinds of foods with this simple Halloween song.
9. Killer Halloween prank:
Roman Atwood is widely known for his latest viral video called Plastic Ball Prank. This plastic ball video has generated more than 50 million views and was awarded 5th Streamy Awards for the best Brand Campaign category. The Killer Halloween prank is his attempt to vlog about his family’s Halloween shopping and a failed attempt to scare his kid with a Jack-o’-lantern mask.
10. Your Halloween Costumes: Expectation Vs. Reality:
If you think that you find your life is a lot easier the lower you keep your expectations, then you are missing out Halloween. A lot can go wrong at Halloween especially when you are creating your crazy looking costume for the most important night of the year other than Christmas & new year. Check this video as Meg DeAngelis shows her fans how people dress completely out of their expectations.
Apart from these YouTube vloggers and creators, Burger King Brazil as a brand came up with a viral campaign for this year’s Halloween season. These Halloween Whopper are special burgers that feature a black-colored BBQ-flavored bun which is all set to arrive in Brazil.
So what your favorite YouTube video in this Halloween season? Comment below and let us know.
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