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 Eminem takes on Venom, Post Malone pranks people with undercover record store surprise, Boston Dynamics' SpotMini takes on Bruno Mars, musician Calum Scott share his coming out story and Netflix get set to release it's latest original series, the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.
A shady symbiote - Eminem 'Venom' official music video
The music video for Eminem's latest track, 'Venom', from the motion picture staring Tom Hardy, follows the arc of a young man who finds a CD copy of the rapper's latest album Kamikaze on a street, only to discover that the disc is attempting to cover his body in black slime in the style of Venom.
Watch this video where Eminem performed this hit on top of the Empire State Building. Bonus point: It’s filmed on a Google Pixel 3 too. Oooh.
(View Count: 184,672*)
Post Malone pranks people with undercover record store surprise
In support of Post Malone's Omaze campaign where you could ride with him in a Bentley and win your own, the rapper went undercover as an aspiring hip-hop artist where he workshops lyrics, talks about Bentleys and surprises fans.
(View Count: 3,635,874*)
SpotMini takes on Bruno Mars
Last week Boston Dynamics' Atlas was doing parkour. This week Spot is showing off it's dance moves, taking on Bruno Mars' Uptown Funk. These dance moves don't only put some of us to shame, but are fantastic reminder of the rise of improvements in machines.
(View Count: 3,532,482*)
Calum Scott: A coming out story
Calum Scott made it to the finals of Britain's Got Talent in 2015. Three years later he released his debut album, Only Human. In this clip, the artist recounts a painful part of his young adult life, coming to terms with his sexuality and letting the world know about it. Abandoned by friends, in this moving profile, Scott explains how he found the courage to be truthful about himself through music.
(View Count: 567,575*)
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina trailer
Though there has been various versions of the infamous comic book teenage witch, Netflix's Chilling Adventures of Sabrina looks set to be the most horrifying of them all. Most teenagers only need to choose what birthday cake they want for their sweet 16, but half witch, half human Sabrina Spellman must make a choice between the witch world of her family and the human world of her friends.
(View Count: 3,968,266*)
YouTube UK Ads Leaderboard: September’s Top 10
Dior brings us all the joy literally, as their ad for their latest fragrance JOY clinches the top spot – while tech, cars, sport and the National Lottery (if we win that and the Bentley, we’ll be the happiest, right?) are fast in the running. Discover the latest Top 10 ads on the YouTube UK Ads Leaderboard and the brands and agencies who worked their magic to create them.
(*all view count numbers, correct at time of publication)
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