When it comes to viral videos, it’s YouTube’s world—we just live in it. The top ten trending videos of 2016 have a collective 550 million views, and people watched them for more than 25 million hours. From professional comedian segments (thanks to hosts like John Oliver and James Corden) to candid pranks (for instance, a faux zombie apocalypse), people were hooked on these mini-masterpieces. Excluding professional music videos, here are the platform’s most-watched clips:
Carpool Karaoke with Adele
What's Inside a Rattlesnake Rattle?
Nike Football Presents: The Switch ft. Cristiano Ronaldo
In a Freaky-Friday-like twist, soccer’s biggest star and a young wannabe player switch places. The Nike ad puts the power of hard work in the spotlight, and received rave reviews, catapulting it to 57 million views.