Bhizer’s catchy dance anthem top of video viewing list in SA
WHAT were South Africans glued to on their computers and devices this year?
YouTube Rewind has the answer: Bhizer and Prince Kaybee.
Every year the video-sharing site compiles a list of its mostwatched videos‚ and in common with the rest of the world South Africa loves its music videos.
Topping the list was Gobisiqolo‚ the dance anthem by Bhizer, which was viewed more than four million times.
Next was Prince Kaybee’s smash hit Charlotte‚ with more than 3.5 million views‚ followed by Sun-EL Musician’s Akanamali (2.5 million) and a Ramscomics comic strip on student problems.
YouTube Rewind’s Shape of 2017 video‚ uploaded on Wednesday and with more than 25 million views one day later‚ was shot in locations ranging from Rio and London to Tokyo.
US comedian and TV host Stephen Colbert is featured in the video‚ which has a soundtrack from the world’s most-watched video of the year – Puerto Rican artist Luis Fonsi’s Despacito.
It features the year’s toy craze‚ the fidget spinner‚ and footage from the hurricanes that wreaked havoc in the US and the Caribbean, and August’s solar eclipse.
YouTube’s 2017 top five:
1. Luis Fonsi – Despacito ft Daddy Yankee
2. Ed Sheeran – Shape of You (official video)
3. J Balvin‚ Willy William – Mi Gente (official video)
4. Maluma – Felices los 4 (official video)
5. Bruno Mars – That’s What I Like (official video)