YouTube Re:View - The Late Show pays tribute to soul legend Aretha Franklin

Youtube Re:View - The Late Show pays tribute to soul legend Aretha Franklin

Welcome to YouTube Re:View, a weekly listing of the most talked-about YouTube videos in the UK, brought to you by The Drum.

A Late Show Tribute to Aretha Franklin

To celebrate and remember the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, American talk show host, Stephen Colbert pays his respects with the spine-tingling performance of "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" at the Kennedy Center Honors, which he hosted.

(View Count: 658,815*)

Every Hero in 'Avengers: Infinity War' Explained by the Russo Brothers

It may take a while but The Russo brothers, directors of 'Avengers: Infinity War,' break down every single hero that appears in the movie. The duo give us the low down on all the heroes in 'Infinity War', their roles and backstories.

(View Count: 1,021,904*)

Marshmello ft. Bastille - Happier (Official Lyric Video)

Ready for the latest feel-good song to see out the summer with? Bastille and Marshmello have teamed up for new single ‘Happier’ that will no doubt put a smile on your face and get you right in the mood for the weekend.

(View Count: 2,615,192*)

Madonna - MET Gala 2018

Almost 40 years in the business and Madonna is still turning heads. The queen of pop performed 'Like A Prayer', 'Beautiful Game' and 'Hallelujah' at the 2018 MET Gala in New York, which comes as no surprise as the theme of the event focused on “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination”.

(View Count: 1,288,474*)

Nicki Minaj Performs 'Majesty', 'Barbie Dreams' & More (Live Performance) | 2018 MTV VMAs

Kicking up a storm at the 2018 Video Music Awards in New York City, Nicki Minaj performs a medley of 'Majesty', 'Barbie Dreams', and more which can only be described as golden. See for yourself.

(View Count: 4,909,440*)

Creator Spotlight

Paul Chowdhry

As we wind down from the Edinburgh Fringe and Edinburgh TV Festival, YouTube have spotlighted an up and coming comedian on YouTube UK, Paul Chowdhry. Once quoted by Noel Edmonds, “the funniest comedian I’ve heard in the last few years” – he has 48k subscribers on his channel, which has garnered over 15M views. In this video he shares the trials and tribulations of becoming a ‘superstar comedian’. Get ready to have a giggle. Click here to view his finest work.

(Subscriber Count - 48,095)

(*all view count numbers, correct at time of publication)

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