YouTube’s Official Most Watched and Searched Lists For 2009

YouTube's Official Most Watched and Searched Lists For 2009For the first time, YouTube is sharing their official Most Watched lists and some of the fastest-rising search terms for the year 2009.

This year’s winner for the “Most Watched Video“, with more than 120 million views is Susan Boyle’s performance on Britain’s Got Talent.

Boyle’s top spot is followed by “David After Dentist” with more than 37 million views, “JK Wedding Entrance Dance” with more than 33 million views, the trailer for the New Moon movie with 31 million views and “Evian Roller Babies” in the fifth place with more than 27 million views.

As expected, Tiger Woods won the Fastest Rising YouTube search terms category for the month of December.

Here’s the list released by YouTube:

Most Watched YouTube videos (Global):
1. Susan Boyle – Britain’s Got Talent (120+ million views)
2. David After Dentist (37+ million views)
3. JK Wedding Entrance Dance (33+ million views)
4. New Moon Movie Trailer (31+ million views)
5. Evian Roller Babies (27+ million views)

Most Watched music videos on YouTube (Global)*:
1. Pitbull “I Know You Want Me” (82+ million views)
2. Miley Cyrus “The Climb” (64+ million views)
3. Miley Cyrus “Party in the U.S.A.” (54+ million views)
4. The Lonely Island “I’m On a Boat” (48+ million views)
5. Keri Hilson “Knock You Down” (35+ million views)

Fastest Rising YouTube search terms by month (Global):
January: inauguration
February: christian bale
March: the climb
April: susan boyle
May: pacquiao vs hatton
June: michael jackson thriller
July: michael jackson
August: usain bolt
September: kanye west
October: paranormal activity
November: bad romance
December: tiger woods

Fastest Rising YouTube search terms by month (U.S.):
January: obama inauguration
February: on a boat
March: watchmen
April: susan boyle
May: pacquiao
June: michael jackson thriller
July: wedding
August: send it on
September: kanye west
October: paranormal activity
November: adam lambert
December: tiger woods