MANILA, Philippines – Filipinos couldn’t get enough of an animated wedding-related video, chatting babies, and the music videos of international and local artists.
Topping the 2011 list of 10 most viewed Youtuve videos among Philippine viewers was a fan’s rendition of Brian McKnight’s Marry Your Daughter, a song about a groom’s message to his bride’s dad. It has over 56 million hits worldwide.
Among the most viewed Youtube videos included a sobbing little girl who was watching the death of her favorite character on hit soap opera Mara Clara. Her sister uploaded the video in March 2011. It has almost 1.5 million hits since.
Video sharing site Youtube said 48 hours of content were uploaded every minute worldwide in 2011.
Thirteen-year-old Filipina Youtube sensation Maria Aragon’s cover of Lady Gaga’s Born This Way now has over 45 million hits. Lady Gaga tweeted Aragon’s homemade video, prompting it to go viral.
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Just like another Filipina Youtube sensation and now international singer Charice Pempengco, Canada-based Maria Aragon became an instant hit. She graced The Ellen Degeneres Show, sang during the visit of newlywed UK royal couple Prince William and Duchess Katherine, among others.
The top 10 most viewed Youtube videos among Filipino viewers in 2011 were:
1. Animation of “Marry Your Daughter”
2. Talking Twin Babies
3. Sponge Cola’s official music video of Tambay
4. By Chance, a short film by Jamich
5. Dello vs Kial by FlipTop
6. Lil Sisa vs Hearty Tha Bomb (Femcee Battle) by FlipTop
7. Target vs Datu (Early Release) by Fliptop
8. Dello vs Shehyee by FlipTop
9. ‘How Mara Clara affects my sister’
10. Text, the story of best friends by Jamich
Below is the Top 10 music videos from major music labels watched by Filipinos:
1. Lazy Song by Bruno Mars
2. Price Tag by Jessie J. ft. B.o.B.
3. Super Bass by Nicki Minaj
4. On The Floor by Jennifer Lopez ft. Pitbull
5. Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO ft. Lauren Bennett, GoonRock
6. Look At Me Now by Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne, Busta Rhymes
7. Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) by Katy Perry
8. Who Says by Selena Gomez & The Scene
9. California King Bed by Rihanna
10. Run The World (Girls) by Beyonce