YouTube has announced their Top Trending Videos of 2013. Ylvis’ “The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?)” is at the top of the list with 270 million views, since it’s released on September 3. The military version of “Harlem Shake” takes second place followed by other popular social media shared videos. A Chatroulette take on Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball” and “How Animals Eat Their Food” are among the top videos to name a few. Brands centric videos making the top list include Evian’s Baby&Me, Volvo Trucks’s Epic Splitwith Jean-Claude Van Damme, and the Telekinetic Coffee Shop Surprise (Prank).

Also see: Vevo’s 10 Most Viewed Music Videos of 2013


“The Fox”, is an electronic dance song and viral video by Norwegian comedy duo Ylvis

Also see: The Top 10 Sexiest Music Videos of 2013

In the music video category, Psy is topping the charts again this year with his second viral hit “Gentlemen”, Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball” and “We Can’t Stop” comes in at second and third place, Katy Perry’s “Roar” and P!nk’s “Just Give Me A Reason” takes fourth and fifth place respectively. Rounding up the top ten are Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” ft. T.I. and Pharrell Williams, Rihanna’s Stay feat. Mikky Ekko, Naughty Boy’s “La La La” feat. Sam Smith, Selena Gomez’s “Come & Get It” and Avicii’s “Wake Me Up”.


Psy earned approximately $8.1 million in 2012 since “Gangnam Style” stormed YouTube. His second viral hit, “Gentlemen,” is keeping him in the pound seats.

As far as YouTube channel subscribers are concerned, Swedish video game commentator Pewdiepie leads other channels, with Rihanna’s and One Direction’s VEVO channels among the top five


YouTube’s Top Trending Videos of 2013

1. Ylvis – “The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?)”

2. “Harlem Shake” (original army edition)

3. How Animals Eat Their Food | MisterEpicMann

4. Miley Cyrus – “Wrecking Ball” (Chatroulette Version)

5. baby&me / the new evian film

6. Volvo Trucks – “The Epic Split” feat. Jean-Claude Van Damme

7. “YOLO” (feat. Adam Levine & Kendrick Lamar)

8. Telekinetic Coffee Shop Surprise

9. THE NFL : A Bad Lip Reading

10. Mozart vs Skrillex – “Epic Rap Battles of History Season 2”

Top Trending Music Videos of 2013

1. PSY – “Gentleman”

2. Miley Cyrus – “Wrecking Ball”

3. Miley Cyrus – “We Can’t Stop”

4. Katy Perry – “Roar”

5. Pink – “Just Give Me a Reason” ft. Nate Ruess

6. Robin Thicke – “Blurred Lines” ft. T.I., Pharrell Williams

7. Rihanna – “Stay” ft. Mikky Ekko

8. Naughty Boy – “La La La” ft. Sam Smith

9. Selena Gomez – “Come & Get It”

10. Avicii – “Wake Me Up”

Channels that gained the most subscribers in 2013

1. PewDiePie

2. HolaSoyGerman

3. smosh

4. RihannaVEVO

5. OneDirectionVEVO

6. portadosfundos

7. ERB

8. JennaMarbles

9. SkyDoesMinecraft

10. EminemVEVO

11. TheEllenShow

12. KatyPerryVEVO

13. machinima

14. TaylorSwiftVEVO

15. ElektraRecords

16. MileyCyrusVEVO

17. nigahiga

18. officialpsy

19. JustinBieberVEVO

20. TheFineBros