From Nyan Cat to Masterchef: UK's 2011 most-watched YouTube clips revealed

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As 2011 draws to a close, YouTube have revealed the UK’s most watched clips on their video-sharing site.

Animal clips, memes and funny celebrity videos rub shoulders with upcoming music stars in the list, showing the massive range of eccentric content available through YouTube this year.

Topping the list is Ultimate Dog Tease, a wickedly funny clip of a dubbed pooch moaning over a lack of bacon. It attracted 74 million views.

This was followed by T-Mobile’s Royal Wedding advert in at number two, and Charlie Sheen’s madness re-edited into a pop song at number three.

“The 10 most-watched YouTube videos of 2011 show that around the world, whatever language we speak, there are certain things that bring us together around a computer screen or mobile phone: adorable babies, talented performers, and clever advertising,” said the site’s trend manager, Kevin Allocca.

Scroll down for the cream of the crop on YouTube in 2011:

1. Ultimate Dog Tease

2. The T-Mobile Royal Wedding

3. Winning – a song by Charlie Sheen

4. Nyan Cat

5. Michael Collings – Britain’s Got Talent 2011 Audition

6. MasterChef Synesthesia

7. Diary of a Bad Man

8. Rebecca Black “Friday” (Brock’s Dub)

9. Talking Twin Babies

10. asdfmovie

So what do you think of the UK’s top YouTube clips? Have we missed out on a few glorious memes, or has the UK’s online viewing taste been spot on? Fire away with your thought’s below, and send you suggestions for YouTube gold along to our Twitter account, @techdigestnews !

Gerald Lynch

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