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01st Dec 2022

These are the 10 most-watched YouTube videos in Ireland in 2022

Rory Cashin


Check to see how many of these you’ve YouTube videos you’ve seen, or maybe completely missed…

Wow. 2022. What a year, huh? And we spent so much of it watching stuff on YouTube!

Below is the list of the ten most-watched YouTube videos in Ireland through 2022 (excluding music videos), and while some of them seem very obvious (especially the one that rocks in at number one), so of them might come as bit of a surprise.

Julie Dilger, the Head of External Communications in Google Ireland, said the following:

“Every year, the YouTube End-of-Year Top lists give us a valuable glimpse into the songs, people, and videos that dominated the past year in Ireland. YouTube is the place where everyone comes to see what has and is happening in the world while participating in, and having an impact on, today’s culture.”

And now, on with the countdown, beginning with…

10. “Hi, I’m Dream.”

9. Fans are devastated by Anne’s behaviour at the Queen’s funeral

8. Pranks destroy scam callers – GlitterBomb Payback

7. Verdict reached: Johnny Depp v Amber Heard Defamation Trial

6. British Military Guards Must Follow Proper Fainting Protocol

5. “so long nerds”

4. World’s Most Dangerous Escape Room!

3. Sidemen Charity Match 2022

2. Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, Kendrick Lamar & 50 Cent – Full Pepsi SuperBowl LVI Halftime Show

1. Watch the uncensored moment Will Smith smacks Chris Rock on stage at the Oscars, drops F-bomb

And just in case you’re curious, these are the ten most-watched music videos on YouTube in Ireland in 2022:

  1. Harry Styles – As It Was (Official Video)

  2. Santan Dave – Starlight

  3. Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz – What Else Can I Do? (From “Encanto”)

  4. Bad Boy Chiller Crew – BMW (French The Kid, MIST, Bugzy Malone Remix)

  5. Belters Only Feat. Jazzy – Make Me Feel Good (Lyric Video)

  6. George Ezra – Green Green Grass (Official Video)

  7. Lizzo – About Damn Time [Official Video]

  8. Belters Only & Jazzy – Don’t Stop Just Yet (Lyric Video)

  9. Lady Gaga – Hold My Hand (From “Top Gun: Maverick”)

  10. Aitch, Ashanti – Baby

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