YouTube Recaps the Trends of the Year with "The Shape of 2017"

YouTube Recaps the Trends of the Year with

YouTube Recaps the Trends of the Year with "The Shape of 2017"

Ireland's most watched videos of 2017 have been announced by YouTube. To that end, it will create a regular report in 2018 offering more data about the flags it receives, as well as the actions being taken to remove both videos and comments that violate its guidelines.

Here's a look at the YouTube videos that got the most attention in 2017. The year also saw some major new records broken in music, most notably by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's massive global hit.

The masked performer was a contestant on Thailand's aptly named singing competition show "The Mask Singer".

Champions League quartet transfer to Europa League
Antonio Conte's side, who could be pitted against heavyweights including Barcelona and PSG in next week's last 16 draw. But if those two both win, the top two shall be decided in a three-way head-to-head with Manchester United .

- This 12-year-old singing ventriloquist's fantastic performance on "America's Got Talent". The entire list is men, even though women definitely produced some great music and quality videos to match. Farmer went on to be crowned champion of the season when it finished in September. Despacito sits at the top not only as the most viewed YouTube video of this year, but most viewed YouTube video of all time with 4.4 billion views.

YouTube has grappled with a series of controversies this year concerning videos available on its platform.

The pop queen's Super Bowl halftime performance, which in typical Gaga fashion was brimming with theatrics, was watched 3.8 million times the day following the game, according to YouTube.

Paul Scholes questions Luke Shaw lifestyle
Shaw had waited for a long time, it is not easy to give an opportunity to a player in matches when we need results. " Luke Shaw offensively was very good and made a great contribution for the team, said Mourinho ".

Then, there's the "reserved inventory" ads - those which are purchased in advance and scheduled to appear on very specific video content (typically, top-performing channels).

This mini-film about a boy who follows his heart is the first animated short to make the list since 2011.

Professor Robert Kelly's Skype interview with BBC News started just like any other video news clip.

Fires scorch Sylmar and Ventura County
More than 600 firefighters battled the blaze amid strong Santa Ana winds , some gusting at 70 miles per hour . Tuesday in the area of Gold Creek and Little Tujunga roads, the Los Angeles County Fire Department reported.

Justin Bieber set new records this year - his remix of Despacito, along with his appearance on DJ Khaled's I'm The One mean that the Biebs can now lay claim to 4 videos that have broken the one billion view threshold.

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