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Top 10 most-watched YouTube videos in Ireland in 2019



Tati and James Charles

Tati and James Charles

Tati and James Charles

Vlogger battles, comedy skits, and Hurricane Lorenzo feature among the most-watched YouTube videos in Ireland over the past 12 months.

Top of the list of most-watched for YouTube Rewind 2019 - excluding videos by major label artists - is a video by vlogger James Charles.

US make-up artist and content creator Charles became embroiled in a public battle with former friend and mentor Tati Westbrook, who made several allegations about him in a YouTube video which went viral.

Westbrook's video 'BYE SISTER' prompted a response from Charles in the form of a 41 minute video, 'No More Lies', in which he addressed the allegactions and put forth his side of the story.

Ireland was enthralled and Charles' video became the most-watched video in the country this year.

Another vlogger claims the second spot on the list.

YouTube star Shane Dawson's video, ‘Conspiracy Theories with Shane Dawson’, sees him tackle a series of popular conspiracy theories with his friends.

We also love nothing more than to send ourselves up so it's no surprise that videos from The 2 Johnnies and comedy trio Foil, Arms and Hog are also on the list.

The 2 Johnnies' video, ‘Could Have Been County’, pokes fun at the GAA while Foil, Arms and Hog, ‘When Irish people Can’t Speak English’ is a comedic take on what can happen when you lie about your ability to speak fluent Irish.

Also featuring at number five on the list is the viral video of eggs, which was made with the sole purpose of becoming the second most-liked non-music video on YouTube.  It tied in with the Instagram post of an egg which aimed to get more likes than Kylie Jenner's most-liked Insta post.

Our national weather obsession is evident in the fact that 'Hurricane Lorenzo Weather Warning' also makes the list of top videos of the year.

Irish viewers were also compelled to watch David Beckham falling hook, line, and statue for a prank staged by presenter James Corden.

'The David Beckham Statue Prank' sees Corden unveiling a statue that looks nothing like Beckham, prompting an embarrassed and frustrated response from the former footballer before he twigs the joke.

Next to the weather, we are also a nation obsessed with chicken wings, it seems, as 'Gordon Ramsay Savagely Critiques Spicy Wings' also makes the top 10.

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Elsewhere, topping the list of the most-watched music videos of the year is, unsurprisingly, Billie Eilish's Bad Guy.

She's followed by Lil Nas X and Stormzy with Shawn Mendes and Camilla Cabello's Senorita also enrapturing Irish audiences.

Top 10 YouTube Videos in Ireland 2019

1. No More Lies


2. Conspiracy Theories with Shane Dawson


3. The Two Johnnies Could Have Been County


4. When Irish People Can't Speak English - Foil, Arms & Hog


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6. Hurricane Lorenzo Weather Warning


7. The David Beckham statue prank


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Top 10 Music Videos in Ireland 2019

1. Billie Eilish - Bad Guy


2. Lil Nas X - Old Town Road (Official Movie) ft. Billy Ray Cyrus


3. STORMZY - Vossi Bop


4. Sam Smith, Normani - Dancing with a Stranger


5. Tones and I - Dance Monkey (Official Video)


6. Calvin Harris, Rag'n'Bone Man - Giant (Official Video)


7. Ariana Grande - 7 rings


8. Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello - Señorita


9. Meduza - Piece Of Your Heart (ft. Goodboys)


10. Mabel - Don't Call Me Up


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