youtube rewind 2012

Today on YouTube the 2012 Rewind of all the Top Videos on the site for the year. You know all those videos that went “viral” this year… yeah those videos.

Here are the categories and the winning video in each.

Also YouTube did a fun mashup video of all the viral content on its site. Kinda funny.

YouTube’s version of a timeline allows you to view top videos for each month in 2012. Try it out here.

Rewind YouTube Style 2012

PSY – Gangnam Style

2012’s Internet breakout star, 1 billion views and most-watched video of all time!

Walk Off the Earth – “Somebody That I Used to Know” Cover

Biggest Cover Video of 2012

KONY 2012

Most-shared video in the world, a 30-min documentary from a nonprofit group

Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez lipsync “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen

Video started the “Call Me Maybe” lip sync video trend of the summer

ERB’s Season 2 – Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney. Epic Rap Battles Of History Season 2

TNT’s Epic Stunt Video

Emmanuel Hudson & Spoken Reasons – Why You Asking All Them Questions

2012’s most entertaining commute

Lindsey Stirling – “Crystallize” Dubstep Violin

Facebook Parenting

Felix Baumgartner’s supersonic free fall from 128k’