By Raisa Bruner
December 7, 2016

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:

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