Google has released its list of the most popular videos of the year. To determine this list, it used a proprietary algorithm that looked at not only the total views a video got, but also audience engagement (watch time, likes, shares) and audience retention (how much of a video people watched).
Here are the top 10 most popular YouTube videos of 2014.
10. 10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman
A woman walks the streets of New York City for 10 hours and experiences more than a hundred instances of verbal street harassment. The video has spawned countless parodies.
9. Goku vs. Superman | Epic Rap Battles
From the Epic Rap Battles of History series, which has garnered more than 40 million views, shows Superman and Goku taking digs at one another.
8. Devil Baby Attack
A red-eyed, shrieking, projectile vomiting “Devil Baby” is put in a stroller and then let loose on the streets of New York, terrifying everyone that it comes across.
7. Budweiser Super Bowl XLVIII Commercial — “Puppy Love”
Budweiser’s one-minute “Puppy Love” commercial that was aired during the Super Bowl shows the special bond between a wide-eyed puppy and a group of Clydesdales.
6. Bars & Melody — Simon Cowell’s Golden Buzzer Act
Two adorable child singers who call themselves Bars & Melody perform an anti-bullying song on Britain’s Got Talent 2014 and get’s a comfortable seat at 6th place with 57 million views.