YouTube Rewind 2012It’s the end of the year, which means it’s time for YouTube to take its annual look back at the year that was in viral videos.

There were so many awesome videos released in 2012, it had to be difficult for YouTube to narrow it down to the top ten.

Then again, if all you’re looking at is the view counter…maybe it wasn’t.

This year’s 10 biggest videos wracked up views, and wracked them up in a big way.


Here are YouTube’s top ten videos of 2012.

1. Psy – “Gangnam Style”

2. “Somebody That I Used to Know” – Walk Off the Earth (5 people, 1 guitar)

3. KONY 2012

4. “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen

5. Barack Obama vs. Mitt Romney – Epic Rap Battle

6. A Dramatic Surprise on a Quiet Square

7. Why You Asking All Them Questions?

8. Dubstep Violin – Lindsey Stirling – Crystlize

9. Facebook Parenting for the Troubles Teen (A.K.A. Dad Shoots Daughter’s Laptop)

10. Felix Baumgartner: SPACEJUMP

What do you think?  Are these YOUR top videos of 2012?

Check out more in the video and interactive timeline below.