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By Dani Gibson, Senior Writer

September 7, 2018 | 5 min read

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 YouTube Re:View

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 Calvin Harris and Sam Smith join forces for a dance party, Childish Gambino brings together over 50 celebrity animated cameos, Jennifer Hudson performs at Aretha Franklins funeral, The Martin Garrix Show returns and 10 cake recipe ideas from So Yummy.


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Calvin Harris and Sam Smith vogue out in new music video

Calvin Harris and Sam Smith have joined forces, along with an host of dancers, including model Winnie Harlow, for a dance party in a pretty gritty warehouse.

Directed by Emil Nava, the clip is nostalgic towards the New York ballroom, house culture and its allure.

(View Count: 3,111,842*)

An Easter egg filled music clip from Childish Gambino sees 50+ celeb cameos

If there was a prize for the most epic cameos in a music video for 2018, it looks like Childish Gambino would be snapping it up. The ‘Feels Like Summer’ clip features an animated overview of the hip-hop scene, racking up 50+ celebrity animated cameos with the likes of Rihanna, Outkast, Beyonce, Will Smith, Dr Dre, Diddy, Snoop Dogg, Jay Z, Zendaya, Oprah and the dearly departed Whitney Houston and Micheal Jackson.

(View Count: 21,175,388*)

Jennifer Hudson performs 'Amazing Grace' at Aretha Franklin's funeral

Grammy Award-winning singer Jennifer Hudson took to the stage at Greater Grace Temple last week, hours after the start of the celebration for Aretha Franklin, to perform a show stopping rendition of "Amazing Grace."

(View Count: 828,582*)

The Martin Garrix Show returns for a third season

The Martin Garrix Show is back for a third round. The first episode of the third season is online now, with the producer sharing his experiences at Amsterdam Dance Event in 2017.

(View Count: 312,236*)

Top 10 cake recipe ideas from So Yummy

With the Macmillan coffee morning just around the corner, 28 September, it's the right time to be practicing those baking skills. So Yummy bring together 10 simple fun ideas and recipes tutorials that should put your cakes on top.

(View Count: 1,822,166*)

The Top 10 Songs of the Summer

What’s been your go-to tune this summer? Summer might be nearly over this year... but our love for music is still very much the sunshine in our lives. Discover what the nation has been singing, dancing and living their best life along to in the last 90 days on YouTube UK. Check YouTube's number 1 song of the summer right here.

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No. views in the UK alone

Source: YouTube Culture & Trends Data

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

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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