YouTube Rewind casts spotlight on Filipino talents

YouTube released the top trending videos in the Philippines 2017, with local shows and song and dance performances dominating the list. Clinching the number one spot is a Baby Shark video by Pinkfong, a Korean brand creating content for children.

 

Here is the Philippines’ top ten trending videos:

 

 

  1. Original Baby Shark | Go #BabySharkChallenge | Special Thank You Video | Pinkfong. Pinkfong created and uploaded this video to thank viewers for making the original Baby Shark clip into a YouTube hit. In the thank you video, the kids in the original Baby Shark video danced to a much faster beat of the song accompanied by a large group of people and mascots.
  2. ABS-CBN Summer Station ID 2017 “Ikaw Ang Sunshine Ko, Isang Pamilya Tayo” Lyric Video. The Kapamilya Network welcomes the summer every year with a station ID featuring the network’s talents and personalities. For this year’s station ID, ABS-CBN’s younger talents took center stage. Pinoy Big Brother (PBB) housemates, finalists of the talent search Tawag ng Tanghalan, and other teen stars appeared in the video.
  3. The Voice Teens Philippines Blind Audition: Mica Becerro – Queen Of The Night (Magic  Flute) During her blind audition for music competition Voice Teens Philippines, 17-year old Mica Becerro of General Santos City, delivered a stirring and powerful rendition of a piece from the opera The Magic Flute. After showing her exceptional vocal prowess, she got a four-chair turn and enthusiastic cheers from the audience.
  4. Happy Break Up The Movie (2017 FULL MOVIE w/ English subs)  Donnalyn Bartolome, creator of this full-length film, describes this video as her debut in YouTube filmmaking. This film, inspired by her single Happy Break Up, explores heartbreak through the eyes of the character Valentine, a role that Donnalyn herself played. The cast of the film also includes Niño Muhlach, Marissa Sanchez, and Ann B. Mateo.
  5. ED SHEERAN – Shape Of You | Kyle Hanagami Choreography. Los Angeles-based choreographer Kyle Hanagami’s dance moves for Ed Sheeran’s single is now the most popular video on his channel. In this video, trios, pairs, and solo acts take their turns dancing out parts of the song.
  6. Dahil Sa’yo | Live Love Party | Zumba® | Dance Fitness – Several videos of Zumba dance group Live Love Party have already reached millions of views including the group’s performance of Iñigo Pascual’s “Dahil Sa’yo”.
  7. Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho: Sirena sighting sa Calayan Group of Islands, totoo nga ba? This episode of the magazine show sparked a debate on whether mermaids are mythical or real. This

 

 

 

video documents the Kapuso Mo Jessica Soho team’s visit to the Calayan Group of Islands, where a group of travellers allegedly caught a mermaid on camera.

  1. Rated K: Meet Xander Ford!, The transformation of teenage group Hasht5 member Marlou Arizala into Xander Ford was one of the biggest reveals of the year. Xander first made his appearance on magazine show Rated K after undergoing a series of cosmetic procedures that gave him his new look.
  2. The Doctor Finally Called (The Diagnosis) In an 11-minute video that included clips of his adventures, former PBB Housemate Wil Dasovich revealed that he has been diagnosed with colon cancer. The confession made headlines after it was uploaded on his channel.
  3. HIT THAT DESPACITO DANCE (Everytime Despacito Comes On) | Ranz and Niana. Niana Guerrero, one-half of the sibling tandem Ranz and Niana, just can’t stop herself from dancing along to Despacito whenever she hears it. This video showcases five instances when Niana stopped what she was doing to dance to the tune of Luis Fonsi and Yankee Daddy’s hit song.

 

Landing on the top spot of the music category is the official video of Bruno Mars’ That’s What I Like followed by Ed Sheeran’s Shape of You. Filipino artists performing OPM hits also made it to the list including KZ Tandingan, Jona, Sue Ramirez, and Moira dela Torre.

 

This year’s top-trending music videos are:

 

  1. Bruno Mars- That’s What I Like [Official Video].Ed Sheeran – Shape of You [Official Video].
  2. Ed Sheeran – Shape of You [Official Video]
  3. DJ Khaled – I’m the One ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, Lil Wayne.
  4. Luis Fonsi – Despacito ft. Daddy Yankee
  5. The Chainsmokers & Coldplay – Something Just Like This (Lyric)
  6. Taylor Swift – Look What You Made Me Do
  7. KZ Tandingan covers “Two Less Lonely People In The World” (Kita Kita OST) LIVE on Wish 107.5 Bus
  8. Jona – Pusong Ligaw (Official Recording Session)
  9. Sue Ramirez covers “Your Love” (Alamid) LIVE on Wish 107.5 Bus.
  10. Moira Dela Torre – Torete “Love You To The Stars And Back” (Official Movie Theme Song).