Viral videos have long-been a staple on the internet and 2010 saw viral videos get more views than ever. Here are the Top 10 Viral Videos of 2010.
10. Rapping Weatherman
Texas weatherman Nick Kosir decided to bust a move for meteorology in a way that got everybody watching. We just hope he still has a job.
9. Teach Me How To Dougie
You know you did it on the low. Cali Swag District brought back some fun to the rap game like the New Boys before them. They got their fans in on it and a bunch of others like Wolf Blitzer, Chris Brown and the originator Doug E. Fresh.
8. Jimmy Kimmel and Drake Link For ‘Tweet Tweet’
Drake linked up with Jimmy Kimmel for a parody song ‘Tweet Tweet,’ for ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live.’
7. Justin Bieber’s ‘Speaking in Tungs’ Freestyle
Justin Bieber decided to spit over Cam’ron and Vado’s hit record ‘Speaking in Tungs,’ and the whole ordeal caused a great uproar online.He even got a rap name – “Shawty Mane!” But it was later discovered that the lyrics originated with T. Manez and Shawty Mane bit all the fiyah.
6. 50 Cent and Keenan Cahill’s ‘Down on Me’
This little, big-headed guy is destined for stardom and 50 Cent cashed in on the viral fame. Keenan had been lip-syncing to hit records like ‘Thriller’ and ‘Teenage Dream.’ But he took it over the top when he covered Jeremih and 50 Cent’s ‘Down on Me.’ 50 got in on the fun and the rest is history.
5. ‘Old Spice Guy’
He wasn’t Hip-Hop, but he sure got everybody yappin’ about getting fresth. The Old Spice guy took this commercial and turned it into movie.
4. Shawt Bus Shawty
They gave it to OJ Da Juiceman, Soulja Boy, Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka Flame good in this animated clip.
3. ‘Looking Like A Fool With Ya Pants on the Ground’
General Larry Platt got it poppin’ early in the year for American Idol right in front of Mary J. Blige. The 64-year-old tried to take it to the next level, but his bars didn’t last.
2. Baracka Flacka Flames in ‘Head of the State’
Waka didn’t like it and neither did a lot of loud typers, but the infectious, politically incorrect sons spread like wildfire. Baracka Flocka Flame parodied the president as a cursing hood ass n***a in the music video. A faux Oprah and Michelle ride shotgun.
1. Antoine Dodson Says “Hide Ya Kids, Hide Ya Wife…and Ya Husband Too!
Antoine Dodson was just another interview for WAFF-TV News in Huntsville, AL, but then the news video went viral. Then there was an autotuned song. Some 47 million views later, the petite man was the most watched video of 2010.