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YouTube Re:View: Bohemian Rhapsody, Eurovision twist & Fresh Prince of Bel Air

May 18, 2018 | 8 min read

YouTube Re:View

Welcome to our roundup of YouTube Re: View. This week, we get a glimpse of Queen and Freddie Mercury’s biopic, look back over Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s blossoming romance and take a trip back to the ‘90s to the American town of Bel-Air.

YouTube Re:View

YouTube Re:View

Bohemian Rhapsody trailer celebrates Queen

Is 20th Century Fox winning at [YouTube] life? We’ve been completely obsessed with their recent trailers and ad series (think Deadpool and The Greatest Showman). Then they go and announce their latest film, Bohemian Rhapsody, a foot-stomping celebration of Queen and a deep dive into the life of the legendary Freddie Mercury. The film’s teaser video dropped three days ago, it’s already at 7.5 million views, and it’s got us going all ‘Radio Ga Ga’.

(View Count - 9,087,445)*

Netta wins Eurovision after dramatic twist in public vote

First, let’s salute SuRie for her epicness at the Eurovision Song Contest. She did the UK proud. Meanwhile, tell us honestly, who hasn’t had Netta’s winning ‘Toy’ in their heads this week? Chicken dances and all.

(View Count - 6,099,766)*

Rita Ora teams up with her ‘girls’ Card B, Bebe Rexha & Charli XCX

If you ever thought of a pop power squad, this is it – Rita Ora, Cardi B, Bebe Rexha & Charli XCX. Their new lyrics video is a ‘Girls’ paradise. Pretty pink frames, punchy beats and some sassiness thrown in too.

(View Count - 6,832,400)*

‘Prince of Bel-Air’ Will Smith reveals how he landed the hit show

Now this is a story all about how my life got flipped-turned upside down...

Ok we will stop. But you do want to know how our favourite man in black became the prince of a town called Bel-Air right? Smith gives us the lowdown on how Quincy Jones helped him create the 90s hit show.

(View Count - 2,342,231)*

When Prince Harry met Meghan Markle

Ahead of tomorrow’s nuptials (we are SUPER excited too), US channel Lifetime has made a film about the courtship of Prince Harry and Meghan. Expect drama, passion and our favourite quote goes to HRH being referenced as ‘Peter Pan’.

(View Count - 1,743,413)*

It's tomorrow! Here are three videos to get you excited for the royal wedding:

#1 The Royal Wedding 2018

Take a trip down memory lane with Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh when they celebrated their 70th Wedding Anniversary last year.

(View Count -96,629)*

#2 Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: The love story

As the nation gets ready to tune into the most anticipated wedding of the year, die hard fans of the royal family will be wondering: how did Prince Harry and Meghan Markle fall in love?

Fun fact: Viewership on videos related to ‘Harry & Meghan’ has almost increased by 140% since they announced their engagement on YouTube (YouTube Data 2018).

(View Count - 3,266,352)*

#3 The Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton

Re-live the moments from Prince William and Kate’s wedding day. Kate walking up the aisle, the beautiful scenes at Buckingham Palace, this video has it all.

(View Count - 5,431,827)*

Or if you’re more footy inclined, here are three videos ahead of the Emirates FA Cup Final.

#1 Deadpool takes over Manchester United!

If football team Manchester United thought they were untouchable – they need to think again. Especially if Deadpool is involved. Why are none of the players wearing Deadpool knew pads? Deadpool is not impressed and neither are we.

(View Count - 1,726,859)*

#2 Top 10 unforgettable FA Cup final goals

Ahead of the FA Cup final match between Chelsea and Manchester United this weekend, we count down the top 10 most unforgettable Blues goals in the FA Cup final.

(View Count - 34,571)*

#3 Jack Whitehall’s Training Days: Kyle Walker & Raheem Sterling

The latest episode of YouTube's Training Days video series starring Jack Whitehall is out. In this episode, he takes on Britain’s Got Talent with England footballer Kyle Walker. Click here to check out the full Training Days Playlist.

Training Days

Never miss a beat with the week's top videos on YouTube UK. Tune in next Friday for the next line-up.

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