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YouTube’s most liked videos

Published: 14/Dec/2018 17:35 Updated: 2/Apr/2019 8:10

by David Purcell

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The YouTube Rewind 2018 video might have sank like a lead balloon when it was released on December 6, but it’s not all bad for the platform. Here are the top 20 most liked videos. 

The YouTube Rewind was supposed to be a celebration of content creation during the year of 2018, however the video wasn’t met with open arms by viewers and was disliked more than anything in the platform’s history.

Nevertheless, there are still many videos on YouTube which can still celebrate record numbers of likes. While there is not a place on the list for gaming, content creators in the industry shouldn’t feel hard done by as there isn’t room for much else other than music – which dominates every one of the 20 slots.

Popular figures such as Drake, Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars and others made the cut, though, the highest like percentage on the list is ‘Heathens’ by Twenty One Pilots – which may raise a few eyebrows.

Anyway, let’s check out the list.

Eric Ananmalay/ESPAT MediaPopular Twitch streamers Ninja scooped award with Drake for best gaming moment of 2018.

Position Video name Creator/Uploader Likes
(millions)
1st Despacito Luis Fonsi featuring Dady Yankee 31.60
2nd See You Again Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth 22.76
3rd Shape of You Ed Sheeran 18.77
4th Gangnam Style Psy 15.23
5th Faded Alan Walker 14.35
6th Hello Adele 13.99
7th Uptown Funk Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars 12.17
8th Mi Gente J Balvin and Willy William 11.48
9th Girls Like You Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B 11.39
10th Sorry Justin Bieber 11.15
11th Baby Justin Bieber and Ludacris 10.72
12th Lean On Major Lazer and DJ Snake featuring MØ 10.10
13th Stressed Out Twenty One Pilots 9.76
14th Thinking Out Loud Ed Sheeran 9.64
15th Sugar Maroon 5 9.62
16th Perfect Ed Sheeran 9.42
17th God’s Plan Drake 9.23
18th Counting Stars OneRepublic 9.14
19th New Rules Dua Lipa 9.12
20th Alone Marshmello 9.03

Marshmello has stormed into the top 20 with his track Alone, and it seems that the electronic artist isn’t finished there.

The DJ appears to be collaborating with massively popular game Fortnite, with a mysterious music video featuring the star found in a Fortnite update in January. 

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Tyler1 amazes Smash Ultimate pros after battling MkLeo on Twitch

Published: 28/Nov/2020 1:38

by Andrew Amos

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Tyler ‘Tyler1’ Steinkamp faced off against the number one Smash Ultimate player, Leonardo ‘MkLeo’ López Pérez, in what was meant to be a fun T1 crossover. Instead, the League challenger got to work, trash talking and smashing about the best in the world.

Tyler1 doesn’t do anything by halves. He’s loud, and has the personality to match. He revs up his Twitch stream to hundreds of thousands of adoring fans daily, who are there not for the gameplay, but for the Tyler1 ride.

Those who caught the streamer’s November 27 cast were certainly in for a ride. The League of Legends star collided with Smash Ultimate’s biggest name, MkLeo.

It makes sense a crossover between the two was inevitable ⁠— with both being part of prestigious organization T1 ⁠— but the action exceeded everyone’s expectations. Of course, Tyler1 got trounced by MkLeo. However, that doesn’t mean he wasn’t able to get a stock or two, and the League streamer let the Smash pro know about it.

“Leo, I don’t think you’re that good dude. How bad are Smash players if I almost f**king beat you,” Tyler1 said, while struggling to get more than half a stock on average every game.

MkLeo didn’t take it lying down though. “You’re so bad that you’re really good at the same time,” he hit back with.

Tyler1 kept frying the big fish though. Next on his stop of trash talk was Leffen. “Leffen is a scrawny p*ssy a** b*tch. Kid sucks at f**king Smash. Rages at a children’s game, f**king loser,” he said, which had MkLeo in stitches. He had enough slaptalk for Samsora and other pros too.

Fans were also treated to some iconic Tyler1 reactions, and there was none bigger than the streamer’s bewilderment at Arsene, Joker’s Persona. “What the hell is that? Did you just enter a cheat code, bud? Are you cheating?”

After it was all said and done though, the crossover did what it intended to do. It united the League of Legends and Smash communities, and entertained everyone in the crossover that no one really wanted, but they definitely enjoyed.

“Playing and chilling with [Tyler1] really made me realize what it is to be a streamer and a gamer. Loved his personality and him as a person, looking forward to more collaborations like these,” MkLeo said on Twitter.

“T1 playing smash with Leo was actually so godlike. Makes me actually want to play league more and see if I can get to further than Masters,” Samsora also added on Twitter.

Tyler1 kept his side of the story nice and quaint though: “It was pretty fun.”