Published: Sat, December 09, 2017
Tech | By Dwayne Harmon

The UK's Top Trending YouTube Videos Of 2017 Have Been Revealed

The videos were selected based on the time users spent watching a video as well as the numbers of comments, likes and shares a video garnered, the company said in a press release on Thursday.

"Shape of 2017", a seven-minute video, features almost 300 creators, viral stars and musicians from over 20 countries, uniting them to "look back at the biggest, strangest, (squishiest?), and most impactful trends of the year, from silly to solemn, that made pop culture in 2017 what it was". K-Pop group BTS also made the "YouTube Rewind 2017" trend list for their music video "DNA". It starts out with Stephen Colbert asking popular internet personalities Lele Pons and Liza Koshy to tell him about 2017, then cuts to different scenes of moments that defined the year.

What were the most popular videos of 2017? It has registered more than 119 million views. Other year-defining, Grammy-nominated songs that were included in the mashup were Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" and Kendrick Lamar's "HUMBLE". "We couldn't look away from their music video for DNA." .

What will you remember most about 2017?

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