The trending videos of 2022 were full of emotions and entertainment. People frequently spend the majority of their time watching YouTube. Five hundred hours of video are uploaded per minute, depicting that the content never stops! People continue to use YouTube despite how irritating it might be to be interrupted by ads every three to five minutes these days and age. Viewers are drawn to this app for a particular purpose. This article solely focuses on the most trending videos of 2022. They ranged from a Minecraft streamer who thanked viewers before passing away to a well-known animator who explained their aromatic asexuality to over seventeen million viewers.
1)Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show:
Having the likes of Dr. Dre, Snoop Dog, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Mary J., Blige, and 50 Cent gives the video an edge to be one of the most trending videos of 2022. The video was posted on 14th February 2022 by NFL and received 148 million views on YouTube.
2)Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory:
Everyone knows about Mr. Beast and his viral videos. Another addition to his trending videos of 2022 is the one where he recreated Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory in real life and gave it to one of the ten people who were a part of the video. Posted on 5th June 2022, and with 140 million views on YouTube, the video is one of the most trending videos of 2022.
3)Will Smith Smacks Chris Rock:
Second on the list of most viewed videos of 2022, the video posted by Guardian News has 104 million views on YouTube. Best actor nominee Will Smith appeared to slap presenter Chris Rock in the face. This was due to Chris joking about Smith’s wife’s appearance at the Oscars. Something unusual at the Oscars, making it one of the most trending videos of 2022. The video was posted on 28th March 2022.
4)So Long Nerds:
This video posted by Techno blade on 1st July 2022 became one of the most trending videos of 2022. A heartbreaking video in which the father of the well-known Minecraft content maker revealed that his son had passed away. One year after the cancer diagnosis, 23 years old Alex a.k.a Techno blade passed away in June. The video got 89 million views on YouTube, making it one of the most-viewed videos of 2022.
5)Pranks Destroy Scam Callers:
Posted by Mark Rober, the video serves as a payback against a call center that scams people of their life savings. The video was immensely popular and became one of the most viewed videos of 2022. The video was posted on May 8th, 2022, and currently has 57 million views on YouTube. The content of this video made it one of the most trending videos of 2022.
6)Hi, I’m Dream:
Famous YouTuber Dream eventually decided to do a face reveal after years of being completely faceless online. The video was posted on October 3rd, 2022, and currently has 49 million views on YouTube, allowing it to be a part of the most-viewed videos of 2022. Dream’s face reveals prompted both positive and negative comments online. His video garnered over 21.9 million views and 2.5 million likes in less than a day.
On 7th January 2022, Kane Pixels posted one of the most viewed videos of 2022 that depicted how the backrooms looked. The video has 43 million views after 11 months on YouTube, making it one of the most trending videos of 2022.
8)Millie Bobby Brown Needs a Milkshake:
Best known for her role as Eleven in Stranger Things, Millie Bobby Brown made it to the list of most viewed videos of 2022. The video was posted by First We Feast on 2nd June 2022. With 23 million views on YouTube, the video became one of the most trending videos of 2022.
9)Being Not Straight:
Moving on towards number eight on the list of most viewed videos of 2022. The video has 17 million views on YouTube and was posted by Jaiden Animations. On 20th March 2022, this video was posted in which Jaiden came out as aromatic and asexual, also known as “aroace”. The animation of the video allowed it to be one of the trending videos of 2022 on YouTube.
Try Guys on 4th October 2022, posted this video and got 11 million views on YouTube. The video was about the information on group member Ned Fulmer. He left when his extramarital affair with an employee was revealed. The video became the tenth of the most trending videos of 2022.
It’s difficult to predict what content will attract the most views on YouTube. The list appears to be very clear-cut at this time. We have celebrity-studded music videos, and then we have kids-friendly animation material in the list of trending videos of 2022. As for the all-time rankings, both “Baby Shark Dance” and “Despacito” are in the lead. It will be hard to overtake them, but not impossible.