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YouTube’s Top 10 Of 2013, Plus A Look Back

As we plow ahead to the end of the year, the folks at YouTube are wrapping things up a few weeks early with their Rewind video mashing up some of the top YouTube moments of the year as well as their Top 10 trending videos for 2013. You will not be surprised by the winner. Annoyed, maybe, but not surprised.

First, here’s their Rewind video, with cameos from some familiar faces of the year past:

Plus a Making-Of for that video:

And now, ranked from tenth to first based on number of views, the Top 10 trending videos of 2013:

10. Epic Rap Battles’ top one for the year pitted EDM vs. Classical:

Mozart vs Skrillex. Epic Rap Battles of History Season 2

9. Bad Lip Reading took on football:

“THE NFL : A Bad Lip Reading” — A Bad Lip Reading of the NFL

8. Surprise with your latte?:

Telekinetic Coffee Shop Surprise

7. The Lonely Island and friends put one of the year’s most annoying memes to music:

YOLO (feat. Adam Levine & Kendrick Lamar)

6. Van Damme splits!:

Volvo Trucks – The Epic Split feat. Van Damme (Live Test 6)

5. An Evian ad with a dancing baby:

baby&me / the new evian film


4. Steve Kardynal visually reinterpreted Miley Cyrus’ hit, and, no, you can’t unsee it:

Miley Cyrus – Wrecking Ball (Chatroulette Version)

3. Mister Epic Mann demonstrated animal table manners:

How Animals Eat Their Food | MisterEpicMann

2. The Harlem Shake came and went, but this one from the Norwegian Army was the most viewed version:

Harlem Shake (original army edition)

1. And, finally, the number one trending video of 2013:

I warned you…

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