Welcome to YouTube Re:View, a weekly listing of the most talked-about YouTube videos in the UK, brought to you by The Drum. This week 11 year-old Sofia Sanchez has her birthday wishes come true, The 1975 release a new music video, The White House gets a bad lip reading, Mark Ronson celebrates Michael Jackon's 60th birthday with a remix and Janet Jackson drops a new track.
The best birthday ever when an 11-Year-Old meets idol Drake and gets new heart
They say never meet your idol, but for 11 year-old Sofia Sanchez, meeting Grammy Award winner Drake was one of the highlights of her birthday. But that wasn't the only thing she wished for, she also needs a new heart. In the clip she said: "It was great, and my other wish is to get a heart, which is gonna happen soon." Just days after Drake's visit, luck would have it, she successfully received that new heart.
(View Count: 119,104*)
The 1975 release music video for upcoming third studio album
Ahead of their next studio album 'A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships', Manchester lads, the 1975 have dropped a new video for 'TooTimeTooTimeTooTime'. The back drop of the video transitions though various colours as lead singer, Matt Healy and others calmly sing the lyrics. By the end everyone is giving it their all in a frenzied dancing session.
(View Count: 536,989*)
The White House gets the bad lip reading treatment
Comedians have been doing bad lip readings for as long as we can remember. Whether it's a recut of your favourite film or yet another cat video, they are hilarious. Even The White House press briefing isn't safe, which really isn't a long stretch considering the current administration. Enjoy three minutes of Sarah Huckabee Sanders and some of your favourite reporters asking the important questions in life.
(View Count: 3,731,381*)
Michael Jackson - Michael Jackson x Mark Ronson: Diamonds are Invincible (Audio)
It's been nine years since the King of Pop left the world behind and 2018 would have marked his 60th birthday. In celebrating this diamond anniversary, Mark Ronson brings us a remix of ‘Diamonds Are Invincible’. The five-minute track brings together some of Jackson's biggest hits like: “Billie Jean,” “Smooth Criminal,” “The Way You Make Me Feel” and “Human Nature.”
(View Count: 549,543*)
Janet Jackson and Daddy Yankee reveal new video for 'Made For Now'
Janet Jackson has returned with new material after three years with the vibrant 'Made For Now' and an equally colourful video, featuring Daddy Yankee. In the video, Daddy Yankee dances through the streets of New York alongside Jackson in a number of different scenarios.
(View Count: 27,397,790)
Happy 60th Birthday, MJ
In honour of his legacy, YouTube has gathered some of the most heard MJ tracks – and the King of Pop’s music and iconic videos are as popular as ever. To celebrate his 60th in sweet style, he hit 1 billion global views on YouTube this year. Videos of MJ have been viewed 41M times in the UK alone, making it one of his top global view drivers, behind the USA, Brazil, and Mexico. Globally, he averages at 4.2M views a day. It’s perhaps no surprise that his channel recently passed 10M subscribers, allowing fans new and old to discover his back-catalogue of hits and live performances. We salute you, MJ.
(Subscriber Count - 10,585,870)
(*all view count numbers, correct at time of publication)
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