Today YouTube released its annual YouTube Rewind lists – a retrospective look back at all of the trends and creators that blew us away in 2018.

You’ll find a link to some of the top trending videos for 2018 below, however I also spoke with Kristine Arnott, Communications Manager for Google Australia about YouTube trends for the year.  Take a listen.


Australia’s Top Trending Videos

  1. To Our Daughter
  2. Walmart yodeling kid
  3. we broke up
  4. “ROYAL WEDDING” — A Bad Lip Reading
  5. So Sorry
  6. Real Life Trick Shots 2 | Dude Perfect
  7. Do You Hear “Yanny” or “Laurel”? (SOLVED with SCIENCE)
  8. Highway Patrol
  9. Paul McCartney Carpool Karaoke
  10. Yanny v Laurel video: which name do you hear? – audio

Australia’s Top Trending Music Videos 

  1. Maroon 5 – Girls Like You ft. Cardi B
  2. Drake – God’s Plan
  3. Bruno Mars – Finesse (Remix) [Feat. Cardi B] [Official Video]
  4. Ariana Grande – no tears left to cry
  5. Childish Gambino – This Is America (Official Video)
  6. Lil Dicky – Freaky Friday feat. Chris Brown (Official Music Video)
  7. Dua Lipa – IDGAF (Official Music Video)
  8. Post Malone – Psycho ft. Ty Dolla $ign
  10. Rudimental – These Days feat. Jess Glynne, Macklemore & Dan Caplen [Official Video]

Australia’s Top Trending Music Videos from Aussie Artists 

  1. 5 Seconds Of Summer – Youngblood (Alt Version)
  2. Iggy Azalea – Kream ft. Tyga
  3. Amy Shark – I Said Hi (Official Video)
  4. Dean Lewis – Be Alright (Official Video)
  5. LSD – Thunderclouds (Official Video) ft. Sia, Diplo, Labrinth
  6. Troye Sivan – Dance To This ft. Ariana Grande
  7. Kerser – Wait A Minute
  8. Conrad Sewell – Healing Hands (Official Music Video)
  9. Vance Joy – We’re Going Home [Official Video]
  10. Hillsong Worship – Who You Say I Am

Top Emerging Australian Creators 

  1. Fun With Alicia
  2. Click
  3. Gillian Bower Slime
  4. Norris Nuts Do Stuff
  5. Zarby
  6. gosha
  7. Erin Alysha Barnett
  8. Crafty Creations
  9. Shammi Vlogs
  10. Crypto Global News Team