Watch YouTube's top 10 trending videos of the year

YouTube compiled the top 10 most talked about videos this year.

The Mutant Giant Spider Dog video attracted 114 million views on YouTube.
The Mutant Giant Spider Dog video attracted 114 million views on YouTube.

A video of a dog dressed as a giant spider that tricks passersby is the top trending film on YouTube globally.

The film has attracted 114 million views and 577,747 likes. It features people who have been tricked into believing that they have encountered a deadly "spider dog." The film was made by SA Wardega, a Polish actor and director.

YouTube put together the top ten list of trending videos using data from views, likes, shares, searches, parodies, and responses to find out which online videos have been the most talked about this year.

In second place is Nike's "Winner Stays" by Wieden & Kennedy Portland. It received 99.2 million views and 495,049 likes and features some of the biggest names in soccer, including Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney. The four-minute spot is the second installment of Nike’s Risk Everything campaign.

A film of 20 strangers kissing for the first time for Wren, the Los Angeles-based fashion brand, makes it to third place. "First Kiss" was directed and produced by Tatia Pilieva and edited by Garret Price. The film has had 94.4 million views and 440,228 likes on YouTube.

A video of the second season of The Voice of Italy showing a nun singing to No One by Alicia Keys is the fourth most talked about YouTube film. It has had 66.3 million views and 263,252 likes.

Next is the "iPhone 6 Plus Bend Test," which shows a man attempting to bend the device as much as he can. It was produced by the channel Unbox Therapy, with 59.4 million views and 211,257 likes.

Simon Cowell makes it to sixth place when he finally pushes the golden buzzer on Britain’s Got Talent for two young boys singing Hope by Twist and Faith Evans. The video has been seen 57 million times and has 400,775 likes on YouTube.

A 60-second ad called "Puppy Love" for Budweiser’s Super Bowl spot by Anomaly received 53.7 million views and 221,341 likes.

A prank freaking out passersby with a baby in a buggy left alone and crying is in the eighth spot. It is a campaign for Devil’s Due, a horror film that was released in April. The film has been viewed 49 million times and liked by 227,194 people.

The ninth most popular video on YouTube is a rap battle between Superman and Goku, a Japanese superhero. It was created by Peter Shukoff and Lloyd Ahlquist, directed by Nice Peter, and written by Nice Peter, Epic Lloyd, and Zach Sherwin.

The final video follows a woman walking through New York over 10 hours and highlights the amount of harassment she receives from men walking by. It has been viewed 37.6 million times, and was created and directed by Rob Bliss Creative.

This article originally appeared on MediaWeek, PRWeek’s sister title at Haymarket Media.

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