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YouTube reveals top viral videos of 2017

IANS  |  San Francisco 

Video-sharing website YouTube has revealed its most popular videos for 2017 based on time spent watching, sharing, commenting, liking and other metrics.

This year's most viral video featured a man singing in an oyster costume. The masked performer, a contestant on Thailand's reality show "The Mask Singer", sang "Until We Will Become Dust" in the video, reports Xinhua news agency.

The video has more than 182 million views on YouTube.

The YouTube channel "Bad Lip Reading's" parody of US President Donald Trump's inauguration also became one of the top trending videos.

The parody was published on January 25 and received more than 35 million views, 511,000 likes and 26,676 comments.

Also on the top-trending list are American popstar Lady Gaga's halftime show from Super Bowl LI, a 12-year-old singing ventriloquist on "America's Got Talent" and a live BBC interview disrupted by two kids.



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First Published: Fri, December 08 2017. 10:58 IST