Alright, to be honest I watched Susan Boyle’s audition video for Britain’s Got Talent just now. I’ve been hearing about it before but just couldn’t find the time to watch and be entertained by it. No wonder, it’s the most watched video on YouTube for 2009 with 120+ million views since April.
For the most watched music videos, Pitbull’s I Know You Want Me made it to the top with 82+ million views in 2009.
Here’s the complete list of most watched Â YouTube videos and most watched music videos globally in 2009.
Most Watched YouTube videos (Global):
1.Â Susan Boyle – Britain’s Got Talent (120+ million views)
2.Â David After Dentist (37+ million views)
3.Â JK Wedding Entrance Dance (33+ million views)
4.Â New Moon Movie Trailer (31+ million views)
5.Â Evian Roller Babies (27+ million views)
Most Watched music videos on YouTube (Global)*:
1.Â Pitbull – I Know You Want Me (82+ million views)
2.Â Miley Cyrus – The Climb (64+ million views)
3.Â Miley Cyrus – Party In The U.S.A (54+ million views)
4.Â The Lonely Island – I’m On A Boat (48+ million views)
5.Â Keri Hilson – Knock You Down (35+ million views)
Aside from monitoring the most watched videos and music videos, YouTube also tallied the fastest rising searches for YouTube videos both globally and the U.S. searches. Â In both categories, the fastest rising search term was – “inauguration”, obviously related to Pres. Obama’s inaugural video.
And here’s the complete list of fastest rising searches on YouTube for 2009:
Fastest Rising YouTube search terms by month (Global):
February: Christian Bale
March: The Climb
April: Susan Boyle
May: Pacquiao vs Hatton
June: Michael Jackson Thriller
July: Michael Jackson
August: Usain Bolt
September: Kanye West
October: Paranormal Activity
November: Bad Romance
December: Tiger Woods