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#YouTubeRewind 2015: Canada’s top trending videos



The awakening of the Force after 10 long years, a much-anticipated Hello from an old musical friend, and the question on everyone’s mind -- these were some of the YouTube moments that captivated Canadians in 2015. We laughed, we cried and we did our best Whip/Nae Nae a bajillion times. Oh - and we celebrated a very important 10th birthday!
But before we call it a wrap on the year in YouTube, let’s take a look at the videos Canadians shared, liked, parodied and talked about in 2015.

Top Trending Videos in Canada
The Top Trending Videos shot to the top of the “must-watch” list as Canadians shared, liked and watched again and again. YouTube is the white hot centre of pop culture, where fans, pranksters, tiny tots and scientists can share their voice and talent no matter where they are from or what their age or point of view.

  1. Silento- Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae) #WatchMeDanceOn by beautee132
  2. Crazy Plastic Ball PRANK!! by RomanAtwood
  3. 6ft Man in 6ft Giant Water Balloon - 4K by The Slow Mo Guys
  4. Dover Police DashCam Confessional (Shake it Off) by The Dover Police
  5. Golden boy Calum Scott hits the right note | Audition Week 1 | Britain's Got Talent 2015 by BritainsGotTalent09
  6. Surprising Applications of the Magnus Effect by Veritasium
  7. Twins Come Out To Dad by Rhodes Bros
  8. What Colour Is This Dress? (SOLVED with SCIENCE) by AsapSCIENCE
  9. EPIC CATCH!!! Dashing Thru the Snow - CN Train 406 West at Salisbury, NB (Feb 3, 2015) by containerman2
  10. First Place - Blue Jays Pennant Race/Parody Song by Adam Jesin
  11. See You Again ft. Charlie Puth [Official Video] Furious 7 Soundtrack by Wiz Khalifa
  12. Sugar by Maroon 5
  13. Lean On (feat. MØ) (Official Music Video) by Major Lazer
  14. Love Me Like You Do (Official Video) by Ellie Goulding
  15. Bad Blood ft. Kendrick Lamar by Taylor Swift
  16. Hello by Adele
  17. Elastic Heart feat. Shia LaBeouf & Maddie Ziegler (Official Video) by Sia
  18. Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae) (Official) by Silentó
  19. The Hills by The Weeknd
  20. What Do You Mean by Justin Bieber
  21. Clash of Clans: Revenge (Official Super Bowl TV Commercial) by OfficialClashOfClans
  22. Great Plan (Official TV Commercial) by OfficialBoomBeach
  23. Always #LikeAGirl - Unstoppable by AlwaysBrand
  24. #BestBuds | 2015 Budweiser Super Bowl Commercial “Lost Dog” by Budweiser
  25. Dove Men+Care shares your first fatherhood moments this Father’s Day by dovemencareus
  26. Reebok - Freak Show - Be More Human by Reebok
  27. Duracell Star Wars Commercial: Battle for Christmas Morning by OfficialDuracell
  28. “The Recital” by Quaker Canada
  29. #WhoWillYouHelp by ONgov
  30. Tim Hortons Drive Thru Rookies with Sid & Nate by TimHortons
  31. The Force Awakens Trailer (Official) by Star Wars
  32. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice - Comic-Con Trailer by Warner Bros. Pictures
  33. Disney's Frozen Fever Trailer by Walt Disney Animation Studios
  34. New Avengers Trailer Arrives - Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer 2 by Marvel Entertainment
  35. Ted 2 - Official Trailer by Universal Pictures
  36. Minions Official Trailer #2 (2015) - Despicable Me Prequel by Movieclips Trailers
  37. Star Wars Battlefront Reveal Trailer by EAStarWars
  38. Fallout 4 - Official Trailer by Bethesda Softworks
  39. Way Too Wonderland Official Trailer by Ever After High
  40. Narcos - MyName - 15Sec - 1920x1080 - EN - POST by NewonNetflix

Top Trending Music Videos in Canada for 2015
It's a fact that music videos are the one of, if not the, most viewed and searched for online video content. 2015 saw artists turn to music videos to tell stories with longer narratives, revive the classic ‘dance’ video, and to show off their star-studded squad. 2015’s top 10 music videos were collectively played over 6.8 billion times from channels with 73+ million subscribers.

2015 Canadian Year-end YouTube Ads Leaderboard
Since YouTube launched skippable ads five years ago, ads have gone from something you fast forward to something you choose to watch. This year’s top trending ads demonstrate that brands are now developing ads that are meant to entertain and inspire, not just persuade.

Top Trending Trailer Videos in Canada for 2015
Before millions of people go to the movies, they turn to YouTube. When it comes to highly anticipated films, like the new Star Wars or latest Avengers installment, trailers have become more than just a fun way to hook audiences on the story, they have become an essential tool to engage a loyal fan base.

And that’s just what made it to the top of Canada’s list - you can check out which videos made the global list of top trending videos at www.youtube.ca/rewind.