Despite its large population of advertisements and corporate accounts, YouTube still remains one of the strangest places on the web — and this list of the most-watched videos of 2012 is proof. We're not sure whether to feel good, bad, or great that more people have watched a Carly Rae Jepsen parody video rather than an actual Carly Rae Jepsen video.
And yes, if you're wondering, Gangnam Style is on there. But it's surprising, and kind of heartwarming, how many regular videos (made by regular people!) are in the top 10. YouTube's philosophy may be quantity over quality, but that doesn't mean that 20 million-plus viewers don't absolutely love every minute of it. (Business Insider)
Check out number one up top, then click through for the next nine on the list...you might be surprised!
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