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See YouTube's Top Trending Videos Of 2012

YouTube lists the most talked-about videos of the year.

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    According to YouTube, 14,000 videos have been posted mentioning "Felix Baumgartner" since the Stratos event.

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    This video got 11 million views in one day.

  • 03 /10

    Dubstep violin.

  • 04 /10

    According to YouTube, almost half of the views of comedian Emanuel Hudson’s video came from mobile devices.

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    A stunt from TNT Belgium and agency Duval Guillaume Modem.

  • 06 /10
  • 07 /10

    One of many lip sync tributes.

  • 08 /10

    The most viewed cover song.

  • 09 /10

    Most viewed video of all time.

  • 10 /10

Unsurprisingly, Psy’s "Gangnam Style" is number one on the YouTube Rewind list of top trending videos of 2012.

The list is intended to reflect the most talked-about videos of the year, which, according to the company takes into account "views, shares, searches, parodies, remixes, and responses."

"Gangnam Style" was, of course, the most watched video (with nearly a billion views) and perhaps the most parodied. Brands making an appearance included TNT Belgium with its "Dramatic Surprise On A Quiet Square" stunt and Red Bull with a recap of the Stratos project.

Visitors to YouTube’s Rewind channel can see top videos of 2012 by country and genre and an interactive timeline of the year in video.

See the top videos above.