Adele’s “Carpool Karaoke,” Fifth Harmony’s “Work From Home” Top YouTube’s 2016 Year-End Lists

Adele [CBS]

In conjunction with its annual Rewind video, YouTube revealed the year’s Top 10 trending videos and Top 10 music videos.

The trending category identifies the top ten videos based on “views, shares, comments, likes and more.” The music video category is more straightforward; it simply identifies the year’s most-watched music videos.

The Adele edition of James Corden’s “Carpool Karaoke” tops the trending list, while Fifth Harmony’s “Work From Home (featuring Ty Dolla $ign)” ranks as the year’s top music video.

Worth noting: the ten videos on YouTube’s trending list have a combined 550 million views. “Work From Home” alone is credited with 1.18 billion.

The lists follow:

1) Adele Carpool Karaoke
2) Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen/PIKO-TARO
3) What’s inside a Rattlesnake Rattle?
4) Nike Football Presents: The Switch ft. Cristiano Ronaldo, Harry Kane, Anthony Martial & More
5) Grace VanderWaal: 12-Year-Old Ukulele Player Gets Golden Buzzer – America’s Got Talent 2016
6) Water Bottle Flip Edition | Dude Perfect
7) Channing Tatum & Beyonce’s “Run The World (Girls)” vs. Jenna Dewan-Tatum’s “Pony” | Lip Sync Battle
8) Donald Trump: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
10) Brothers Convince Little Sister of Zombie Apocalypse

Music Videos
1) Fifth Harmony – Work from Home ft. Ty Dolla $ign
2) Calvin Harris – This Is What You Came For (Official Video) ft. Rihanna
3) Hasta el Amanecer – Nicky Jam | Video Oficial
4) The Chainsmokers – Closer (Lyric) ft. Halsey
5) Rihanna – Work (Explicit) ft. Drake
6) Mike Posner – I Took A Pill In Ibiza (Seeb Remix) (Explicit)
7) Sia – Cheap Thrills (Lyric Video) ft. Sean Paul
9) Coldplay – Hymn For The Weekend (Official video)
10) twenty one pilots: Heathens (from Suicide Squad: The Album) [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

Written by Brian Cantor

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