ListsUnboxing the YouTube Rewind 2016 trends, songs and challenges

Yesterday, YouTube Spotlight uploaded their new Video – YouTube Rewind 2016 : The Ultimate Challenge | #YouTubeRewind. Through this video YouTube wants to celebrate and show gratitude towards all the YouTube Creators to make such viral content like mannequin heads, the don’t mind challenge, damn daniel or pen-pineapple-apple-pen and the list goes on.

They shot this video in more than 18 countries with almost 200 Creators.

So now it’s time to unbox that video:

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson start the video to ‘Bring It’



They highlighted all these following videos:

 Pokemon Go:

YouTube Channel’s owner looking for YouTube rewind button featuring Yuya, Danisisnotonfire, Amazing Phil, sWooZie and others.

Hydraulic Press Channel

Crushing Rainbow Bagels with Funfetti ice-cream.


Orbeez Bath:

I hope you remember that swimming pool filled Orbeez

Kurt is responsible for throwing a volleyball so that Scott Sterling could defend his team in the Volleyball Championship.

Casey Neistat Snowboarding the Streets of NYC

Ghost towns by DJ my boo with The Running Man Challenge Jared Nickens and Jaylen Brantley featuring Ghost Town DJ’s 1996 hit, “My Boo”.

Damn Daniel

The Don’t Mind Challenge

Pen Pineapple Apple pen

Mannequin Heads :

Youtube creator duo TINNADIE dancing to “JuJu On That Beat” while wearing mannequin heads

T. Rex Costume

Water Bottle Flip Edition – Dude Perfect”

Grace VanderWaal:

A 12-Year-Old Ukulele Girl who won Golden Buzzer in America’s Got Talent 2016

The Dab of Cam Newton

The Highlighter Challenge :

where you have to sparkle your whole face

Brothers Convince Little Sister of Zombie Apocalypse
Last but not the least Adele’s Hello –  Carpool karaoke

Music of this video is given by the hood internet with an original remix by major laser.

Here is the list of the songs that they used:

1. Fifth Harmony – Work from Home ft. Ty Dolla $ign

2. Justin Bieber – Sorry (PURPOSE : The Movement)

3. Major Lazer – Light It Up (feat. Nyla & Fuse ODG) [Remix] (Official Lyric Video)

4. Ghost Town DJ’s- My Boo

6. Calvin Harris – This Is What You Came For (Official Video) ft. Rihanna

7. The Chainsmokers – Closer (Lyric) ft. Halsey

8. twenty-one pilots: Heathens (from Suicide Squad: The Album) [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

9. Major Lazer – Cold Water (feat. Justin Bieber & MØ) (Official Lyric Video)

10. Hasta el Amanecer – Nicky Jam | Video Oficial

You can rewind your year with your favorite channels here

Also take the quiz to test yourself how much you know about the trend in the year of 2016.


Meghna Jain

I work as a Marketer at Vidooly. I love engaging in conversations with new people. When not writing, I spend most of my time on social media and strive to help others by reverting through the same channel. Also, I'm a dreamer and a story-teller. ;)

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