A BABY SHARK video by Pinkfong, a Korean brand creating content for children, took the top spot in YouTube’s list of top trending videos in the Philippines for 2017, with local shows and song and dance performances dominating the rest of the list.
The top 10 trending videos in the Philippines are:
• Original “Baby Shark”/Go #BabySharkChallenge/Special Thank You Video/Pinkfong. Pinkfong created and uploaded this video to thank viewers for making the original Baby Shark clip into a YouTube hit. In the thank you video, the kids in the original “Baby Shark” video danced to a much faster beat of the song accompanied by a large group of people and mascots.
• ABS-CBN Summer Station ID 2017 “Ikaw Ang Sunshine Ko, Isang Pamilya Tayo” Lyric Video. Every year the network welcomes summer with a station ID featuring it’s talents and personalities. This year’s station ID saw younger talents took center stage.
• The Voice Teens Philippines Blind Audition: Mica Becerro, “Queen Of The Night” (Magic Flute). For her blind audition for music competition Voice Teens Philippines, Mica Becerro, 17, of General Santos City, delivered a powerful rendition of a piece from the opera The Magic Flute.
• Happy Break Up The Movie (2017 full movie with English subs). Donnalyn Bartolome, creator of this full-length film, describes this video as her debut in YouTube filmmaking. Inspired by her single “Happy Break Up,” the film explores heartbreak through the eyes of Valentine (played by Bartolome). The film also stars Niño Muhlach, Marissa Sanchez, and Ann B. Mateo.
• Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You”/ Kyle Hanagami choreography. Los Angeles-based choreographer Kyle Hanagami’s dance moves for Ed Sheeran’s single is now the most popular video on his channel. In this video, trios, pairs, and solo acts take their turns dancing out parts of the song.
• “Dahil Sa ’Yo”/Live Love Party/Zumba®/Dance Fitness. Several videos of Zumba dance group Live Love Party have already reached millions of views including the group’s performance of Iñigo Pascual’s “Dahil Sa ’Yo.”
• Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho: “Sirena sighting sa Calayan Group of Islands, totoo nga ba?” This episode of the magazine show sparked a debate on whether mermaids are mythical or real.
• Rated K: “Meet Xander Ford!” The transformation of teenage group Hasht5 member Marlou Arizala into Xander Ford was one of the biggest reveals of the year. Xander first made his appearance on magazine show Rated K after undergoing a series of cosmetic procedures that gave him his new look.
• The Doctor Finally Called (“The Diagnosis”) In an 11-minute video that included clips of his adventures, former PBB Housemate Wil Dasovich revealed that he has been diagnosed with colon cancer. The confession made headlines after it was uploaded on his channel.
• Hit That “Despacito” Dance (Everytime “Despacito” Comes On)/ Ranz and Niana. Niana Guerrero, one-half of the sibling tandem Ranz and Niana, can’t stop herself from dancing along to “Despacito” whenever she hears it. This video showcases five instances when Niana stopped what she was doing to dance to Luis Fonsi and Yankee Daddy’s hit song.