YouTube Re:View: Kelly Clarkson’s despacito dance, Cardi B on the internet & Marvel’s Avengers
Welcome to our weekly roundup of YouTube Re:View. This week our musical extravaganza theme kicks off with Jorge Eduardo’s blind audition on The Voice and Lady Gaga singing Elton John's ‘Your Song’. But our roundup would not be complete with some superhero action thrown in. That’s right, the Avengers are back.
Turn around. Jorge Eduardo woos Kelly Clarkson on The Voice
One way to win over American singer and songwriter Kelly Clarkson is by singing a perfect rendition of ‘Despacito’ by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi. Jorge Eduardo was the lucky recipient of Kelly’s endorsement when she turned her chair around within seconds of him singing. The other judges were not so taken.
(View Count - 4,420,944)*
Lady Gaga reimagines Elton John’s ‘Your Song’
As best-selling music artist Elton John prepares for his last ever ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour, singer Lady Gaga dazzles with her vocals in ‘Your Song’ taken from the forthcoming album, ‘Revamp: Reimagining the Songs of Elton John & Bernie Taupin’. Does she do a better job than the man himself? Have a listen for yourself.
(View Count - 3,583,576)*
Rising star Yodeler Mason Ramsey finds fame in Walmart
What do you do when all you want is someday be a famous country singer? Go, shop for your groceries in Walmart and sing in one of the aisles, of course! Apparently, the retail giant proved to be quite the platform for 11-year old Yodeler Mason who’s cover of Hank Williams Sr.'s "Lovesick Blue” went viral after his performance at a Walmart store. In this video, he is invited by chat show host Ellen DeGeneres to do it all over again - complete with a country hat and guitar.
(View Count - 6,020,812)*
Cardi B replies to comments online undercover
Listen up. Remember when your mama told you to think twice before you speak? Well, apply that same logic on the web, aka never write something you would not dare to say to a celebrity’s face. In this funny video, American rapper Cardi B creates real accounts on Twitter and Quora and then replies to some of the most random comments on these sites. See what she wrote back in reply to ‘Cardi B is like some alien’ and why she makes ‘weird sounds’.
(View Count - 4,723,770)*
Marvel Avengers returns with Infinity War
If you are missing some superhero action, don't fret. You don’t have to wait much longer. The Marvel Avengers are back and ready to wage war – and fans are so excited that the movie is breaking records before it’s even been released. The trailer within a single day racked up more than 200 million views in 24 hours.
(View Count - 58,061,028)*
YouTube Greatest Stories Retold
Can you feel suspense in 6 seconds? Taking on the challenge, YouTube asked 13 agencies across the globe to reimagine timeless fairytales. As featured at Sundance, SXSW and Advertising Week Europe 2018, click to discover the 'Greatest Stories Retold'.
(*all view count numbers, correct at time of publication)
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