LONDON — TV talent show performances, a six foot man exploding out of a giant water balloon in slow motion and an elaborate makeup tutorial all featured in the UK’s most watched YouTube videos over the past year.
Two spots in the top 10 are occupied by performances from ITV show Britain’s Got Talent, while another two are lip sync videos from U.S. chat shows.
Here are the top 10 trending videos of the year from the UK (excluding music videos):
1. Golden boy Calum Scott hits the right note
Music mogul Simon Cowell will be happy with this resultBritain’s Got Talent landed the top video spot for 2015 with a performance from Calum Scott in the first week auditions. The 26-year-old impressed the judges and the audience with a slowed-down emotional cover version of Robyn’s hit “Dancing on my Own”. Cowell, who is notoriously hard to please, had this to say about it: “You can tell that we just got lost in that performance. It was such a great version of the song.” Read more…
Source: Mashable Social Media