The top YouTube moments of 2014 - Metro US

The top YouTube moments of 2014

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Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" music video racked up a mere 326+ million views.

Between Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” video – and all the covers it inspired – Nicki Minaj’s bootylicious “Anaconda” video and the epic Devil Baby Attack, we’ve logged a lot of hours on YouTube this year. The company reports that there are 1 billion unique YouTube users each month and 300 hours of video uploaded every minute.

As ubiquitous as YouTube stars seem to be, it’s a feat to rise above the hundreds of videos uploaded each minute and captures worldwide attention. Here are 20 videos that managed to generate the post attention of 2014.

Top Trending Videos of 2014
1. “Mutant Giant Spire Dog (SA Wardega)” by SA Wardega

2. “Nike Football: Winner Stays ft. Ronaldo, Neymar Jr., Rooney, Ibrahimovic, Iniesta & more” by Nike Football

3. “FIRST KISS” by Tatia Pllieva

4. “The Voice IT, Serie 2, Blind 2, Suor Cristina Scuccia” by #TEAMJ-AX

5. “iPhone 6 Plus Bend Test” by Ynbox Therapy

6. “Bars & Melody – Simon Cowell’s Golden Buzzer act, Britain’s Got Talent 2014” by Britain’s Got Talent

7. “Budweiser Super Bowl XLVIII Commercial – ‘Puppy Love'” by Budweiser

8. “Devil Baby Attack” by DevilsDueNYC

9. “Goku vs. Superman. Epic Rap Battles of History Season 3” by ERB

10. “10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman” by Street HarassmentVideo

Top Trending Music Videos of 2014
1. “Dark Horse” ft. Juicy J – Katy Perry

2. “Bailando (Espanol)” ft. Descemer Dueno, Gente De Zona – Enrique Inglesias

3. “Can’t Remember to Forget You” ft. Rihanna – Shakira

4. “La La La (Brazil 2014)” ft. Carlinhos Brown” – Shakira

5. “Wiggle” ft. Snoop Dogg – Jason Derulo

6. “Fancy (Explicit)” ft. Charli XCX – Iggy Azalea

7. “Chandelier” – Sia

8. “Shake It Off” – Taylor Swift

9. “All About That Bass” – Meghan Trainor

10. “Anaconda” – Nicki Minaj

Watch a mash-up of the top trending videos here: