Saturday, December 12, 2009

::Team New Moon:: Top viral video of 2009 - New Moon Trailer

No big surprise here cause you know you've seen it half a million times!

Nine of the 10 biggest viral videos of the year were music-related, according to Visible Measures.

While the trailer for the Twilight Saga: New Moon movie was the biggest viral hit of 2009, the rest of the top ten was made up of solo singers.

The video for BeyoncĂ©’s Single Ladies was the most watched music video with more than 333m views while Lady GaGa had two videos in the top 10.

The video for Michael Jackson’s Thriller was at number 6 and the video for Beat It was at 8. Meanwhile, Susan Boyle’s audition on Britain’s Got Talent was at number 5 with more than 313m views.

Visible Measures tabulates views based on YouTube plays as well as factoring in how often videos are shared on social networks.

The top 10 is as follows with cumulative views in brackets.

1. Twilight Saga: New Moon – movie trailers (592,049,402)

2. BeyoncĂ© – Single Ladies (333,233,982)

3. Lady GaGa – Poker Face (317,708,763)

4. Soulja Boy – Crank Dat (313,861,193)

5. Susan Boyle – Britain’s Got Talent audition (313,177,779)

6. Michael Jackson – Thriller (257,016,016)

7. Miley Cyrus – The Climb (211,165,578)

8. Michael Jackson – Beat It (190,583,064)

9. Mariah Carey – Touch My Body (173,736,822)

10. Lady GaGa – Just Dance (170,636,272)

Source: Visible Measures (December 2009)

VIA Music Week