The YouTube Daily Top 20 – 11/19/14



NewMediaRockstars is constantly monitoring the YouTube charts, tracking what’s on the rise and who’s falling out of favor. Our Daily Top 20 gives you the 20 videos that are reigning supreme at the top of our charts so you can stay one step ahead of what’s hot.

Tuesday, November 19th 2014

The great thing about YouTube is that it is still fundamentally unpredictable. TV networks, movie studios, and big time brands have learned a lot over the years about how to game the system and get their content shared, but there’s still an element of chance. At the top of the YouTube charts today are the usual mix of big budget commercials, clips from the Late Night shows, and a handful of YouTuber standards like Lindsey Stirling, Epic Rap Battles, and Good Mythical Morning, but the top spot goes to an unknown. Alfonzo Cutaia’s YouTube channel currently sits at just over 300 subscribers, but the timelapse he created of winter weather rolling in over Buffalo, New York has been viewed almost 700,000 times in less than 24 hours. Proof that YouTube is just random enough to still surprise us.

Other strong performers today include episode four of the brilliant A Tiny Hamster Thanksgiving from Hello Denizen, Lindsey Stirling’s latest release, a single timed to tie in with the release of Dragon Age: Inquisition, and the music video from “From Eden” the latest release for soulful indie rocker Hozier. Jimmy Fallon maintains his foothold as the YouTube prince of Late Night this week but he’s joined in the top 20 by his Late Show replacement Seth Meyers and his Tonight Show predecessor Conan O’brien.

#1 Buffalo Lake Effect – Alfonso Cutaia

#2 Jimmy Fallon With The Roots: Desire – The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

#3 Lindsey Stirling – Dragon Age – Lindsey Stirling

#4 A Tiny Hamster Thanksgiving (ep. 4) – Hello Denizen 

#5 Upside Down Glasses Challenge – Good Mythical Morning

#6 Steve Harvey Favorite Bad Family Feud Answers – Late Night With Seth Meyers 


#8 Jimmy Kimmel Reveals People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive – Jimmy Kimmel Live

#9 Snapcash – Snapchat

#10 Romeo and Juliet vs. Bonnie and Clyde – Epic Rap Battles

#11 Shabazz Napier Shakes and Bakes In Brooklyn – NBA

#12 Nokia N1 Revealed – Nokia

#13 Straight No Chaser feat. Kristen Bell “Text Me Merry Christmas” – Straight No Chaser

#14 Natalie Dormer on Game of Thrones Season 5 – CONAN on TBS –Team Coco

#15 Tony Hawk Rides The World’s First Hoverboard – RIDE Channel

#16 I Am Groot! – In 15 Langauges – Marvel Entertainment

#17 What Your Life Looks Like In Thermal – BuzzfeedBlue

#18 The Amazing SpiderDad – 5yr Old Son Battling Cancer Gets A Surprise – Mike Wilson 3Run

#19 Hozier – From Eden – HozierVEVO

#20 Jingle Bellies | Kmart Joe Boxer Commercial 2014 #ShowYourJoe –KMart

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